Mortal Kombat 9
Mortal Kombat otherwise known as Mortal Kombat 9 is a side scrolling fighting game with 3D graphics with options to move ( or maneuver ) in 3 dimensions. It is considered to be a reboot of the Classic Mortal Kombat Franchise , Developed by NetherRealm Studios. Formally known as Midway. The game was released for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 systems in April 2011, and a PlayStation Vita port was released in May 2012.A Special edition of the game, titled Mortal Kombat: Komplete Edition, was released for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in February 2012 and for Microsoft Windows (PC) in July 2013.
Due to its extremely violent content, the game was banned in Australia and South Korea.On release, Mortal Kombat received Extremely positive reviews and won several awards for fighting game of the year.It was also a success, selling more than two million copies in the first month of Release.
Set directly after Mortal Kombat: Armageddon This Installment focuses on the original trilogy of the series. The storyline involves the God of Thunder and protector of Earthrealm, Raiden, attempting to change the events of what happened at Armageddon by traveling back in time and tactically changing the past to benefit the future. Key to achieving this is to contact his past self as he faces his demise at the hands of the evil emperor of Outworld, Shao Kahn.
Mortal Kombat 9 is closer to its roots with its design as it is more a 2D experience than a 3D one. Also the choice of characters is still broad as well as the “Kreate a Kharacter” being removed from the game.
Unlike previous Mortal Kombat Titles, four buttons on the game controller represent attacks and are each linked to a designated limb. Also A new feature makes its debut called the “super meter”, which can be charged by various actions during battle such as performing special moves. Getting hit by your opponent or getting blocked by them. At level one of the meter, it can be used to deliver a more powerful version of one of the character’s special attacks. At level two it can be used to interrupt a combo attack, and if all three levels are filled this will allow for the delivery of a special attack called an “X-ray move” where we see your character breaking the bones of your opponent in an X-ray vision filter over the screen. Not to mention hearing the Bone crushing Blows as they make contact. Gruesome…
- Developer:NetherRealm Studios and High Voltage Software (pc)
- Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
- Genre: Fighting
- Platforms:Xbox 360 , Pc , PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita
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