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Here’s your first look at Scorpion and Sub-Zero in the new Mortal Kombat film

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 15 January 2021 17:01 GMT Has the transition from game to film been a fatality?We’ve finally had our first look at the upcoming Mortal Kombat film reboot.Entertainment Weekly, has published a number of stills showing off what some beloved characters from the bloody brawler look like on the big screen this time around.This includes Hanzo Hasashi aka Scorpion aka the Yellow Ninja, who is being played by Logan star Hiroyuki Sanada, as well as Joe Taslim’s portrayal of Bi-Han aka Sub-Zero – well, one of the Sub-Zeroes – aka the Blue Ninja.The film apparently kicks off…

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Mortal Kombat movie to come to HBO Max same day as cinemas

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 4 December 2020 17:52 GMT Watch the upcoming film on your small screen the same day it hits the big screen.The upcoming Mortal Kombat movie is set to launch on the HBO Max streaming service the same day that it launches in cinemas.Media giant Warner has revealed its new strategy for films in 2021, opting to release its movies on its HBO Max platform for one month in the US when they come to the silver screen. Films in this initiative include Mortal Kombat, as well as The Matrix 4, Godzilla vs Kong and a Tom…

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Dreams can come true! Mortal Kombat 11 now has 1995 movie characters DLC

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 24 November 2020 17:56 GMT Well, this is a blast from the past.The latest skin pack for Mortal Kombat 11 brings a few classic look to NetherRealm’s bloody brawler.The Klassic MK Skin Pack introduces the voices and likenesses of Christopher Lambert, Linden Ashby, and Bridgette Wilson-Sampras from the iconic 1995 Mortal Kombat film to the game for Raiden, Johnny Cage, and Sonya Blade respectively.These skins are known as “Protector of Earthrealm Raiden,” “Hollywood Kombatant Johnny Cage” and “Island Bound Sonya Blade.”They’re available right now and costs £4.99.This retro-themed content was hinted at in September, when a…

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Rain’s moveset revealed in latest Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate trailer

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 15 October 2020 16:14 GMT Publisher WB Games and developer NetherRealm Studios have released the first gameplay trailer for the new characters arriving in Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate Edition: Rain.The Edenian demi-god – dressed in the purple robes of his nation’s royalty – is finally returning to the Mortal Kombat world after a brief cameo back in MKX.Rain was originally introduced into the franchise back in Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3, where he endeared himself to many of the series’ loyal fans as another addition to the crew of masked ninja that made the franchise so iconic.“As the…

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Mortal Kombat 11 may have at one point included more of the 1995 movie actors

By Sherif Saed, Friday, 25 September 2020 11:32 GMT Is Mortal Kombat 11 getting new voices by the 1995’s movie stars?Mortal Kombat 11 developer NetherRealm surprised fans when it announced that actor Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, who portrayed Shang Tsung in the 1995 movie, would return to play the character in the game.Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa of course, reprised his role in the Crypt and later returned to lead the game’s Aftermath expansion. Now, it turns out NetherRealm may have been working with more than just the Japanese actor.Mortal Kombat 11 players recently datamined a number of voice lines believed to have been recorded…

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Ed Boon wants a NetherRealm tournament including all of its games

NetherRealm Studios creative director Ed Boon wants to host an official tournament featuring all of the studio’s most iconic games. Boon shared his interest in running such a tournament on his personal Twitter page – you can check out the tweet below. After Covid… I’d love to do a NetherRealm Cup… including all of our most recent games. – MK9 – Injustice 1 – MKX – Injustice 2 – MK11 — Ed Boon (@noobde) August 2, 2020“After Covid… I’d love to do a NetherRealm Cup… including all of out most recent games,” Boon wrote. He specifically listed Mortal Kombat 9,…