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[Friday Five] Most Overlooked Elements of Mortal Kombat

Perhaps one of the most unfortunate similarities amongst fighting games is that there are always a number of aspects that are misunderstood or ignored amongst the inexperienced. Knowing everything there is to a fighting game is paramount in determining the probabilities of your wins, as well as setting yourself apart from the newbies and gimmick chasers. Mortal Kombat is no exception. Here are the top five most misconstrued elements of MK9. Pay attention: you might learn a thing or two.

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Mortal Kombat: Legacy – A Kritique

In three month’s time, Mortal Kombat: Legacy has taken YouTube by storm. What started as a shadow project transformed into Kevin Tancharoen’s vision made fulfilled and realized. Thousands witnessed the resurrection of many favorite characters brought back into the live action fold, but was it all a good idea? Here we take an in-depth look into each of the Legacy’s episodes to draw our final conclusion.

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[Weekly Watch] April 17, 2011

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This week marks the release of some of the most eagerly awaited games this year, including Portal 2, sequel to the Valve’s innovative first person shooter/puzzle game, and Mortal Kombat, which is the ninth game in the series and makes a return to the blood and gore that fans have come to love from the series. On the other end of the spectrum, there’s still some interesting games for the indie fans, such as Aksys Games’ Arcana Heart 3, which is already a cult hit amongst many fighting game fans in the US.

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