Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe: Reviewed (360, PS3)
7 September 2013
Excerpt: The ever immortal question is not “Why are we here”? or “How will I die”? and not even “Who is God”? the immortal question is “Who would win in a fight between Superman and Batman”? Finally Midway have given us the answer to this.
Conclusion: And that's the reason why this title sits in the second-to-last slot in my game library - I just don't want to "play" a game that feels like work - looking up moves and trying to mash buttons over and over again to match them just isn't my idea of fun.
Excerpt: With its fatalities, friendships and whatnot, the Mortal Kombat series has never really been one to take seriously. Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe takes the series into further realms of silliness however, and just as the name implies, the game introduces Batman, Superman and a host of other popular...
Excerpt: Crossovers have been used across all forms of media, characters from two separate fictional universes coming together for some reason or another. Comic books do it all the time, with heroes from one publisher’s roster battling or aiding the characters of another, and video games have also dabbled in...
Conclusion: Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe is just a great
fighting game overall. Midway has done an
exceptional job crafting some of the powerful
matchups between two of the famous franchises in
the entertainment business. Who wouldn’t want to
watch Wonder Woman trade punches with Sonya
Excerpt: Midway's in a pretty fair amount of trouble as I write this; they're bleeding money and facing bankruptcy. Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe may wind up being the company's swan song. In a weird sort of way, that may have rebounded to the game's benefit.
Good fighting game more or less lives up to the hype.
Common Sense Media
12 July 2009
Summary: Parents need to know that this game is rated "Teen" instead of "Mature" because Midway has decided to make the violence less graphic. It's still a fighting game and there can be blood splatter (which can be turned off) and each character can perform finishing moves called "fatalities" (or...