Excerpt: As Thomas said nearly a year ago, the Mortal Kombat reboot was a great overall game that put the focus back on the fighting without padding the disc with filler. The Vita version takes the same core game, downgrades the graphics a bit, but also and adds a few things to it to freshen it up and make...
Summary: Confusion over the name aside, Mortal Kombat on the PS Vita is a must-own for any fighting game fan. Not only does it have all of the amazing content from last year's stellar console release, but it also features substantial new modes that are more than worth the $40 asking price.
Excerpt: The Vita's back camera, Sixaxis motion control, and front touch screen are used pretty well. The camera is used for a hidden AR training mode activated by hitting the triggers at the arena select screen and is perfect if you've ever wanted to say..
Summary: If you somehow missed out on last year’s offering, the Komplete Edition is the way to go. While the $59.99 MRSP is a bit pricey for a re-release, the four new characters really do add to the game and considering the original is still going for around $50 this is actually quite a good deal.
Summary: When the reboot of Mortal Kombat launched in April of last year, it was clear the series was back in a huge way. The game went back to the 2D style of the classic entries, fatalities were ultra-violent again, and there was seemingly endless content to enjoy.
Excerpt: As you wake up, get ready, and drive into the city for work every day, do you ever wonder if there are epic crime-fighting saviors out there somewhere, hidden amidst all of our mundane daily activities and false sense of safety? Of course you do, we all do. Western culture (and beyond!
Summary: Ed Boon can rest easy, his Mortal Kombat reboot is a resounding success. With its creative modes, stellar story and revamped fighting mechanics, Mortal Kombat is one of the best fighting games on the PlayStation 3.
Conclusion: I really hope that other fighting game developers are taking note as to what was done here. Because as a fan of the genre this is what I want to see more of: fun fighting, great story and less extra junk. And Mortal Kombat has done this VERY well!