Mortal Kombat X Review

FATALITY

Rare Horror

2D Boxshot Wizard v1.1

Mortal Kombat 9 was one of the best games of the 360/PS3/Wii generation – a roaring return to the main card for a classic fighting franchise that had fallen down a few ranks in its previous incarnations.  Gorier than ever, featuring the then-new bone-cracking x-ray moves, a cool story mode, and tons of content, it was my personal favorite fighter in years.   It didn’t hurt that I’ve always loved the Mortal Kombat Big Trouble in Little China meets grindhouse horror aesthetic, or that Freddy Krueger showed up as a challenger.  Just over a year into the launch of a new hardware generation, Mortal Kombat X has arrived, bringing with it a mostly new cast, upgraded graphics, and a swath of new features.  Oh yeah, and this time, Jason Voorhees is joining the fray.

jasonMortalKombat A new kontestant appears.  Unfortunately only available via upcoming DLC.

One surprising element of Mortal Kombat…

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