Excerpt: Here's a crazy idea: get one of the most successful and brutal fighting franchises and add gesture-based controls. Sound like a disaster waiting to happen? I thought so too. Fortunately the team at Midway has pulled off a miracle.
Conclusion: The short length of play time as Dante makes it seems like this should have just been an offshoot of the Devil May Cry franchise. The repetition of both levels and bosses knocks it down a peg. However Devil May Cry 4 is a very good game.
Excerpt: Over the past fifteen years, the Mortal Kombat franchise has been called many things, including “innovative”, “gory” and even “disturbing”. However, ever since the series has made the jump to 3D, it seems like the adjective usually associated with it is “stale”.
Summary: If you own one of the last-gen versions of this game, you may be hard pressed to purchase this title, but a rental is definitely worth is just to experience the change in controls. If you never purchased the other versions, then this one is the one to get.
Excerpt: The Elder Gods looked into the future and saw Armageddon. Warriors wandering Earthrealm were growing too powerful and too numerous for their own good. In time, mankind’s total destruction would be inevitable.