Summary: Mortal Kombat was no stranger to portable handheld conversions, but unfortunately, those versions of the Mortal Kombat games usually turn out to be pretty crappy. Every once and a while, there would be a good Mortal Kombat on the go. For example, we've got Mortal Kombat 2 on Game Boy, and Deadly Alliance on Game Boy Advance. And now we have an arcade-perfect port of Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 on the Nintendo DS. When I said arcade-perfect, I MEANT it.
Summary: The Good: Perfect port of UMK3 and Puzzle Kombat is a blast, online play makes it that much sweeter, second screen used for finishing move and special move lists, swappable screens The Bad: The bad parts of UMK3 still exists, graphics are slightly blurry, Puzzle Kombat's graphics dumbed down, not much in modes When Midway announced Mortal Kombat: Unchained for PSP Nintendo fans screamed that they wanted one as well.
Summary: I have literally grown up with mortal kombat. I can remember when I was just a little kid playing mortal kombat on my sega genesis and in the arcades. Like many others UMK3 is probably my favorite of all the MK games so when I heard about this port I was excited. After playing the game for a few weeks I gotta say I am very satisfied with it. Puzzle Kombat is fun to me but I like puzzle games at times (like tetris).
Summary: The best part about this game for the Nintendo DS is the recreation of UMK3 from the arcade machine. The puzzle one sucked, so that's why I like UMK3 a lot better. Plus, the puzzle one could have been dropped to make room for Raiden, Baraka, Noob Saibot replacing masked Sub-Zero, Rain, Johnny Cage, Kintaro and Goro. If necessary, Shao Kahn should be playable. The MK1 and 2 stages, too.