Excerpt: The Mortal Kombat franchise has been around since the SNES/Genesis days. Indeed, it caused quite a scandal upon its first release, part of it revolving around the gruesome nature of the game and part of it revolving around the decision by Nintendo to force Midway to censure it on the SNES version. How times have changed. Now Midway has released its first Mortal Kombat game for the DS, although by no means is it anything original.
Excerpt: The last portable Mortal Kombat game I played wasn't very good. I used to play the version on the Sega Game Gear back when I lived in California in the mid 90s. The game didn't play too well at all, the graphics were of a pretty low quality, and there were only two buttons on the Game Gear! How could I be expected to play Mortal Kombat with only two buttons? I was young and naive, though -- I thought a ton of games like this were really fun then. I was easy to please.
Excerpt: If you enjoy ripping people’s heads off, or cracking your mate in the nuts before shoving a fireball up his ass, several men dressed in white lab coats will be seeing you very shortly. In the meantime, why don’t you pick up a DS and a copy of Ultimate Mortal Kombat to quench your thirst for ruthless bloodletting? If you are looking for mindless violence on the DS, look no further than Ultimate Mortal Kombat .
Excerpt: Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 was originally released in the arcades in 1995 when Mortal Kombat fever was alive and well. Since then quite a few things have happened to the fighting genre. New franchises like Soul Calibur and Dead or Alive have debuted and the Mortal Kombat series itself went through a bit of a rekindling with Mortal Kombat Franchise .