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Ed Boon Polls Fan Interest in MK Sequel & Comic Book Games

NetherRealm Studios Chief Creative Officer Ed Boon has kicked the hornet's nest with an online poll asking fans what they'd like to see the studio release next. The four options pitted a Mortal Kombat 11 sequel against comic book fighting games, including a much-discussed crossover between DC and Marvel. Read on:

MK30: Locking in Sonya Blade and Her Iconic Leg Grab

Six months into development Mortal Kombat only had six playable fighters, but from necessity came the invention of Sonya Blade. Series co-creator Ed Boon continues his series taking us behind the scenes of iconic creations in anticipation of the game's 30th Anniversary! Watch the classic footage:

Ed Boon Not a Fan of Klassic Rayden Name Change

Raiden has been an icon of the series since its arcade inception, but fans who discovered Mortal Kombat through home ports to popular gaming consoles, the 1995 feature film, or other licensed media of the nineties, came to know the thunder god by a slightly different name -- and it seems one of his co-creators was not happy with the change!

MK30: The Trials of Digitizing Raiden & His Hat

Series co-creator Ed Boon has continued to thrill with excerpts of the filming process from the first Mortal Kombat. The game that started it all celebrates its 30th Anniversary later this year, which means its already been that long since Raiden created a unique challenge! Watch:

MK30: The Creation of Sub-Zero's Stance

Later this year Mortal Kombat will celebrate its 30th Anniversary and series co-creator Ed Boon is dipping into his personal archive to share incredible moments from the 1991 development of the original game. This time he reveals a crucial moment in the creation of Sub-Zero. Watch:

Ed Boon Teases Next Project Will 'Make Sense'

Series co-creator Ed Boon has been honored for his historic pop culture and video game achievements at the DICE Awards, but it's the Hall of Famer's future work that has everybody talking after an interview with the NetherRealm Studios Chief Creative Officer. Read on for details:

AIAS Announces Ed Boon as Next Hall of Fame Inductee

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences has officially announced its next Hall of Fame inductee will be Mortal Kombat co-creator Ed Boon. The honor is bestowed in recognition of "game creators who have been instrumental in the development of highly influential games and moving a particular genre forward" through innovation and creative excellence.

Mortal Kombat Movie Sequel Taps Moon Knight Writer

Last year's Mortal Kombat feature film continues to be a high benchmark for HBO Max viewership, so it comes as little surprise that a sequel is officially in development. The as yet untitled "Mortal Kombat 2" will welcome a new writer who is also a recent addition to the Marvel Studios stable. Read on for full details:

Featurette Spotlights Mortal Kombat & Digitized Graphics

Mortal Kombat and its arcade sequels remain some of the most famous examples of live-action digitized graphics, and a new documentary featurette details the process that brought a touch of Hollywood cinema to video game development. Watch:

DC FanDome Injustice Animated Preview With Ed Boon

For a second year Ed Boon has been special guest in the DC FanDome. The NetherRealm Studios Creative Director joined actor Justin Hartley to discuss & preview the upcoming Injustice animated feature. Catch up on the special presentation right here:

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5.4%
Raiden
1.4%
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