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Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance – Review
25 July 2004
Excerpt: Possibly the most recognized name in videogames, Mortal Kombat has been one of the most controversial, popular, and oddly enduring franchises in videogame history. Its longevity is a surprise not only because the series' reputation was built on its content rather than its gameplay, but also because...
Excerpt: ' Mortal Kombat again?', you ask - but of course! Mortal Kombat has always been and always will be... or so the story goes. Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance presents the latest episode of Mortal Kombat with several familiar faces, some cool new characters, interesting plot twists and weapons.
Excerpt: Mortal Kombat was the game, which revolutionized video games when the series first debuted on the Sega Genesis back in 1992. Mortal Kombat was the first game to include blood in a video game and became irresistible to both console gamers as well as arcade gamers as well.
Summary: I remember a little game called . Sure its main selling point was the blood and gore that populated the title but underneath it all, it was a pretty decent 2D fighter. While it wasn’t about to dethrone Capcom’s King of the Arcades, , it still managed to find a pretty decent audience, enough to spawn...
Excerpt: Surprisingly, MK: DA is a fairly solid game. Coming from a fighting game fan, and one of the many people that feel the series got shallow after 2 , I can tell you that Deadly Alliance is a fresh start to an otherwise hokey franchise.
Excerpt: It seems that fighting games are seeing a major resurgence this year. Soul Calibur 2 is in the arcades, and home versions of Tekken 4 and Virtua Fighter 4 are out on the PS2. And now there's a new Mortal Kombat game!
Summary: Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance is certainly the best game in the series for quite some time. I really loved the original games and this latest game brought back many memories. A well rounded, if not overly polished fighting game. Check it out.