Items tagged with NetherRealm Studios

Mortal Kombat 11 was one of the best-selling games of 2019 and received mostly positive reviews from both critics and casual gamers. The game’s popularity was further bolstered by skin and character DLCs. It appears that NetherRealm Studios, the developers behind Mortal Kombat, are now focusing their attention on a storyline DLC. The developers recently released a teaser trailer that reveals that Shang Tsung will be an essential part of an upcoming Mortal Kombat 11 DLC. Before we discuss the teaser trailer, we would like to warn readers that the following section contains a few spoilers from Mortal Kombat 11. Mortal Kombat 11 ends with a confrontation between Liu Kang and Kronika,... Read more...
Quick, who would win in a fight, Johnny Cage or Johnny Cage? That is not a trick question—a new trailer for Mortal Kombat 11 pits old school and new school versions of iconic fighters against one another, and it looks to be a bone-crunching good time. That is, if you are into the kind of violence that Mortal Kombat is known for. Mortal Kombat wrote the book on graphic violence in fighting games. Back when it was a thing, I remember shoving quarters into an arcade cabinet to play the original Mortal Kombat, which featured realistic looking (at the time) sprites and delightful blood splatters. It offered a similar experience to Street Fighter, that other fighting game that has stood the test... Read more...
If you love Suicide Squad, this summer’s blockbuster is only the tip of the iceberg. Anti-heroes Harley Quinn and Deadshot will be featured in Injustice 2. Harley Quinn is returning with her trademark attitude, sidekicks, and moves. The trailer begins with Batman telling Quinn that she is out of control, with Quinn remarking, “That’s part of my charm”.  Quinn exclaims comebacks like “Snack time boys!” to her dogs and “Again, again!” when she is being beaten up by enemies. Expert marksman and assassin Deadshot makes his debut in this video game. He says very little during the trailer, but smacks down his enemies with his killer aim and swift movements. Other playable characters include Aquaman,... Read more...
When the original Mortal Kombat released to arcade cabinets over two decades ago, players delighted in the violent game play while parents and politicians were shocked at the content. It may not seem like a big deal today, but at the time, it pushed the envelope in terms of what was acceptable in video games. Fast forward to today and the tenth installment of the popular franchise is just around the bend. Mortal Kombat X, like every iteration before it, will feature plenty of violence as opponents fight to the death. It may not have the same cultural impact as the original, but make no mistake, if it's bone crunching martial arts you're after, Mortal Kombat X will deliver it. We know this because... Read more...