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Super Replay | Mortal Kombat (2011) – Part 5

With Mortal Kombat 1 on the horizon, we’re revisiting the entry that set the collection on its present trajectory: 2011’s Mortal Kombat (aka MK 9). Join us as we speak on Twitch at 1:00 p.m. Central as we take a bloody journey by way of the sport’s style-defining story marketing campaign. Episodes can be uploaded to our Game Informer Shows YouTube channel the next Saturday morning. 

After 2006’s Mortal Kombat: Armageddon seemingly concluded the franchise’s most important narrative, 2011’s entry picked up the bloody items. It moved the saga ahead by resetting the timeline, serving as a delicate reboot that introduced Mortal Kombat again to its 2D combating roots and ushering within the return of the basic roster. MK 9’s cinematic story mode served as an epiphany for the collection and combating video games as an entire, establishing the blueprint for narrative combating campaigns nonetheless utilized as we speak. MK9’s story additionally serves as the primary chapter of the fashionable trilogy of video games that Mortal Kombat 1 builds upon. For an entire lot extra on MK9 and its growth, you may learn this characteristic on how the reboot saved the franchise.

Join editors Marcus Stewart and Kyle Hilliard as they battle their means by way of MK 9 to see how its reimagined match holds up.