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  1. Mortal Kombat dev Ed Boon recalls the uppercut that started it allRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | Gamasutra

    ... was real. It was something that people started talking about." 24 years ago Midway Games released the original Mortal Kombat , which gained a foothold in American pop culture (as well as a starring role in a U.S. Congressional hearing on video game ...


  2. Warner Bros. Almost Put Neo From The Matrix Into Mortal Kombat 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | Ubergizmo

    We know that when it comes to guest characters in the Mortal Kombat franchise, the developers have been pretty creative about who goes into it. For example we've had characters like Freddy Krueger, Predator, Jason Voorhees, and recently it seems that NetherRealm's Ed Boon is teasing that Spawn could be a guest character as well.


  3. Ed Boon Teases Spawn As Guest Character For Injustice 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | Ubergizmo

    ... a possible guest character for the series. It started with Boon posting a survey in which he asked which non-Mortal Kombat character would make for a great addition to Injustice 2, in which the majority of voters seem to have chosen Spawn . ...


  4. Mortal Kombat Finds a DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 |

    The upcoming James Wan-produced Mortal Kombat film has found a director! Variety is reporting that Simon McQuoid, best known for directing commercials, is in talks to helm the reboot for New Line. Wan is producing the movie along with Michael Clear for Atomic Monster and Todd Garner and Jeremy Stein through their Broken Road banner.


  5. "Mortal Kombat" reboot finds its helmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Mortal Kombat is ready for a new round. Simon McQuoid is in talks to direct the big-screen reboot of the videogame franchise, Heat Vision has confirmed, according to The Hollywood Reporter.


  6. Simon McQuoid in Talks to Direct - Mortal Kombat' RebootRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 18 | SFGate

    Based on the classic '90s arcade game, "Mortal Kombat" was made into a feature film directed by Paul W.S. Anderson in 1995. It told the story of Liu Kang , Johnny Cage and Sonya Blade , who were invited to a mysterious island, where they fought for the fate of humanity in a life-or-death tournament.


  7. 'Mortal Kombat' Reboot Finds Its DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 18 | Hollywood Reporter

    James Wan is producing the reboot for New Line, the studio behind both the 1995 film that became a surprise hit, as well as its less-than-stellar followup, Mortal Kombat: Annihilation. Larry Kasanoff, who produced the original films and helped extend the Mortal Kombat brand to new heights, is executive producing the reboot.


  8. Vote for Iconic Horror Characters to Appear in Injustice 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 |

    ... Twitter allowing fans to vote for whom they'd like to be showing up in the sequel. The first poll focuses on Mortal Kombat characters, whilst the second includes horror icons Spawn, Hellboy, Buffy, and the Terminator. So go ahead and vote for whom ...


  9. 'Injustice 2' Twitter poll lets fans select potential guest starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | Digital Trends

    NetherRealm Studios creative director Ed Boon is polling his Twitter followers regarding expanded roster additions for the upcoming fighting game sequel Injustice 2 , revealing that guest stars from multiple comic book universes and the Mortal Kombat series are under consideration. Boon divides his nominees between comic book stars and Mortal Kombat veterans , making it likely that Injustice 2 will feature a slate of playable characters hailing from outside the series' established DC Universe setting.


  10. Mortal Kombat XL and Kombat Pack 2 now available on PCRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Polygon

    Months after Mortal Kombat XL and the fighting game's second Kombat Pack, which added four new characters, hit PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, those updates have finally come to the Windows PC version of Mortal Kombat X . Developer NetherRealm Studios is holding an "online enhanced beta" for the Steam version of Mortal Kombat XL this weekend.


  11. Series creator hints that 'Mortal Kombat XL' is headed to the PCRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Digital Trends

    Mortal Kombat X was a strong entry into the venerable fighting game franchise, but some fans were disappointed to hear that its XL edition featuring all the DLC characters released so far wouldn't be coming to PC . However, it seems that plans have changed since that announcement was made in January.


  12. Mortal Kombat XL Might Be Coming to PC After AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | IGN

    After a few months of believing Mortal Kombat XL is a console exclusive, it looks like it's coming to PC as well. A Tweet from Mortal Kombat co-creator and NetherRealm creative director Ed Boon over the weekend had a "cryptic" message inside, which isn't too difficult to work out.


  13. New Injustice 2 Trailer A Treat For Suicide Squad Fans; Reveals Harley Quinn and DeadshotRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 |

    When Mortal Kombat dropped back in 2011, it reminded us how the combination of brutal violence and solid fighting mechanics could come together in a kickass package. Ed Boon was back, baby, and ready to show the world that he still knew how to make fighting games more solid than me before Mileena took her mask off.


  14. James Wan Says 'Mortal Kombat' Is "Still Cooking" But They're Not Rushing AnythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | /film

    Just last month, some rumblings about the new Mortal Kombat movie that's been in development for years came to the surface. Christopher Lambert, who played Raiden in the first video game adaptation, said that he was in talks to reprise his role and there was going to be a time travel element involved this time.


  15. Harlingen local inducted into United States Martial Arts Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | Valley Morning Star

    ... Edwards out of California. Some may recognize Edwards, who also made an appearance in the feature motion film "Mortal Kombat." "It was the Tang Soo Do Karate Association that nominated me in the first place," said Olivarez. "Many of its members are ...


  16. The new Mortal Kombat movie sounds absolutely bonkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 |

    ... because Hollywood has now fallen in love with video games all over again , we could finally be getting a third Mortal Kombat movie. "So imagine characters having a battle in the middle of London and then whoosh, you smash through a window and find ...


  17. A Third "Mortal Kombat" Movie Is Coming?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Dark Horizons News

    Back in 1995 came the film adaptation of legendary fighting video game "Mortal Kombat," a commercial hit that's often considered one of the few successful game-to-film adaptations. Its sequel, "Mortal Kombat Annihilation," is famously considered one of the worst films of all time.


  18. 'Mortal Kombat 3' Is Still Kicking Around with Christopher Lambert and Time Travel InvolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | /film

    It's been years since New Line Cinema announced that they were developing another Mortal Kombat movie. Director Kevin Tancharoen was set behind the camera after helming the web series Mortal Kombat Legacy , but he left the project two years later .


  19. Injustice 2 - Everything we knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | TrustedReviews

    ... Gotham City and Atlantis." NetherRealm has managed to deliver enjoyable stories in both Injustice and Mortal Kombat, something very rare in fighting games. For those who don't have much of an interest in competitive play, the sheer amount of offline ...


  20. Mortal Kombat 3 May Happen, With This Incredible-Sounding TwistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Cinema Blend News

    ... resurgence, however, may mean one franchise is about to get a new sequel. One of the stars of the original Mortal Kombat , Christopher Lambert , says that the new film, currently in development, has an intriguing gimmick planned: inter-dimensional ...