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Ed Boon Technically Confirms Upcoming Title & More in Q&A

Twitter may be in a state of flux since the close of Elon Musk's majority acqusition, but Ed Boon remains steadfast in his use of the service, hosting a fan Q&A with some surprisingly frank responses for NetherRealm Studios' upcoming project(s). The Chief Creative Officer technically confirmed their next game, as well as some interesting details. Read on:

Fan Restores Lost Mortal Kombat Deception Katakombs Arena

The march of time has seen Mortal Kombat: Deception emerge as a fondly remembered chapter in the series' recent history, noteable for some of the most expansive renderings of the many realms. The work of fan-modder has restored one piece that was seemingly lost until now. Take a closer look:

Shao Kahn Dominates Ed Boon Final Boss Fan Poll

Fighting games are nothing without a memorable final boss and Mortal Kombat has seen its share. Series co-creator and ultimate big boss Ed Boon used his powers to find out which of four major menaces fans think is the biggest bad of them all. Read on for the contenders:

Shaolin Monks Goes Viral After Ed Boon Remaster Poll

Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks has become a viral sensation all thanks to a Twitter poll posted by Ed Boon! The NetherRealm Studios Creative Director asked fans which game they'd like to see remastered and the overwhelming response pushed the game's sub-title into trending topics in the United States! Read on for details:

Retrocade Mortal Kombat 11 Aftermath Render

The imminent expansion of Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath will bring back klassic fighters and arenas as downloadable content, but one of the throwback stages is actually something brand new. The Retrocade is a slice of the 2D Klassic era projected on a contemporary stage. Take a closer look:

Vote for Mortal Kombat Klassics for PlayStation 4 Emulation

Last month, Sony made waves with the announcement of widespread PlayStation 2 emulation coming to the PlayStation 4!

Despite the immense global popularity of the second generation Sony console, players have been unable to bring their games forward to new generations since modifications to the original PS3.

Wired reported several Star Wars games were already available on the PlayStation Store at the time of the news, but a massive library of memorable games remains largely untapped. To aid in the selection process, Sony are monitoring the #ps2ps4 hashtag on Twitter!

PlayStation Software Developer Dave Thach made Sony's observation of the hashtag known earlier this month. For Mortal Kombat fans, this is a prime opportunity to revive a generation of modern klassics: Deadly Alliance, Deception, Armageddon and Shaolin Monks! To do so, join the many already retweeting Mortal Kombat Online [RT below], and tag us in when you tweet your own list!

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Surprising MK Anniversary Reference on The Tonight Show

After 20 years in the pop culture landscape - Mortal Kombat isn't exactly an unusual touchstone. Broad references to ninjas, special moves, and fatalities are so commonplace - we couldn't possibly report on them all. An unusually specific reference during a sketch on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon has stood out from the pack. See if you can catch it:

ScrewAttacks Ten Least Favorite MK Fatalities
The folks over at ScrewAttack Have put together a list of what they perceived to be the top ten worst Fatalities in MK's history. In addition to general gripes about Babalities, Frienships, etc. as well as 18 skulls and 32 ribcages in the style of the MK3 era of violence, there are specific finishers they find issue with. Here they are:
  • 10. Tanya's Neck Breaker Fatality (MK4)
  • 9. Kabal's Face Scare Fatality (MK3)
  • 8. Sindel's Swan Dive Hara-Kiri (MK Deception)
  • 7. Kenshi's Telekinetic Destroyer Fatality (MK Deadly Alliance)
  • 6. Quan Chi's Neck Stretch Fatality (MK Deadly Alliance)
  • 5. Raiden's Dual Electrocution Fatality (MK Deception)
  • 4. Reptile's Chimpanzee Animality (Ultimate MK3)
  • 3. Motaro's Head Pull Fatality (MK Trilogy)
  • 2. Liu Kang's Cartwheel Uppercut Fatality (MK1)
  • 1. MK vs. DC overall.
  • To see the video of the list in its entirety, click here.
    ScrewAttack Posts Mortal Kombat Mini-Games Overview!

    ScrewAttack has posted an in-depth article concerning the various mini-games that have been found throughout the history of the Mortal Kombat series. Since the early days of the series in the 1990's, Mortal Kombat has always included fun bonuses to entertain players. It began with the Test Your Might mini-game in MK1 and continued with in game versions of Galaga and Pong. With the evolution of the sixth-console generation, the MK team began to expand these games from simple time passers to full fledged modes of their own. Our first taste of this was in 2004's Mortal Kombat: Deception which gave us both Chess Kombat and Puzzle Kombat. Motor Kombat came with Mortal Kombat: Armageddon. The side adventure game Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks had a special versus mode apart from the main game as well. From the article:

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    User Poll
    Top Kombatant for MultiVersus?
    29.4%
    Scorpion
    24.7%
    Goro
    11.8%
    Sub-Zero
    10.6%
    Other
    8.2%
    Liu Kang
    8.2%
    Kitana
    5.9%
    Raiden
    1.2%
    Shao Kahn