Reviews and Problems with Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance
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Realm of Gaming
2 April 2006
Excerpt: Midway's latest addition to the historically great Mortal Kombat franchise has received quite an impressive update for its first round on the next-gen consoles. Packed with crisp graphics, a fast and smooth fighting system, and nearly 700 unlockables, Deadly Alliance manages to do its ancestors...
Excerpt: The game dances with its patented half serious/half joking attitude throughout. Just when you think maybe one fatality is a little too over the top, you unlock an extra like Cooking with Scorpion that balances the extreme tongue in cheek bloodshed with extreme tongue in cheek humor.
Excerpt: Mortal Kombat is a game of controversy. When it was first released, it quickly become a hit and players rushed to arcades to spend time defeating their opponents with lots of blood and fatalities.
Summary: Originally one of the most talked about franchises around, Mortal Kombat had equal amounts of adoring fans and blood-thirsty parents trying to get the title banned due to the excessive blood and violence contained within. This, of course, only led to further publicity and high levels of sales.
Summary: A Mortal Kombat game that doesn't suck? Can it be possible? Read to find out...
Pros: 3 fighting styles per fighter add both strategy and variety, A cavalcade of classic characters mixed with new blood, A fighter that delivers fine visuals without any sacrifice to fluidity, A ton of unlockable content from characters to costumes to art and more
Cons: Single-player AI could be too aggressive for less proficient fighters, Still not as sophisticated and balanced as some higher-profile fighters