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New Microsoft IP is Coming, So Is Heroes of the Storm! — News From Nowhere (April 20, 2015)

Life is Strange Episode 3 is coming next month. Super Saiyan God Goku and Vegeta are confirmed for Dragon Ball Xenoverse. Free kostumes to drench with blood with every Mortal Kombat X DLC patch. The Vita is getting “redesigned,” Microsoft has something special for us with a new IP and Heroes of the Storm has a launch date. Are you ready? Continue reading New Microsoft IP is Coming, So Is Heroes of the Storm! — News From Nowhere (April 20, 2015)

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Mortal Kombat X Review

I Kan’t Even…

Mortal Kombat X is something special. So special, in fact, that I decided to come out of retirement for one last review. If you told Ed Boon, creator and curator of all things Kombat related, that his franchise would be hitting new highs 23 years later he would have likely laughed in your face. We know this because he has said as much. When Mortal Kombat 9 (simply titled Mortal Kombat) released in 2011 the series was struggling. Mortal Kombat vs DC was a token titles borrowing the names of its betters, and Armageddon seemed a sadly fitting name for a series in its twilight. MK9 took things back to basics, revitalizing an entire genre in the process. Topping that potent combination of adrenaline, nostalgia, and excess must have seemed a Herculean task and yet somehow Ed Boon and his team at Netherrealm have outdone themselves. Continue reading Mortal Kombat X Review

Kinda Dumb Episode 1: Mortal Kombat

Come check out the inaugural episode of our new show Kinda Dumb, wherein Mike B takes a look at the craziest, greatest, and most of all dumbest, parts of our favorite games. This month, we are looking at Mortal Kombat 9 seeing as Mortal Kombat X is just around the corner. April showers of blood bring May flowers to the funerals of all the dead kombatants. Continue reading Kinda Dumb Episode 1: Mortal Kombat

New Mortal Kombat Character Possibly Leaked

Update:

The image taken is from the official achievement list, which is used for the achievement Brutal End, which unlocks after performing a Brutality. Thus, it seems likely that the image depicts Erron’s brutality.

Continue reading New Mortal Kombat Character Possibly Leaked

Mortal Kombat X Revealed to Have Persistent Online Mode

More news has come to us from E3 pertaining to Mortal Kombat X. Ed Boon (co-creator of the Mortal Kombat series) has dropped the slightest bit of information on NetherRealm Studios’ next outing. An interview between Boon and Game Informer revealed a bit about Mortal Kombat X’s new online mode, as well as some interesting facts about the upcoming title and Mortal Kombat 9, the previous entry in the series. Just enough to get us more excited. Continue reading Mortal Kombat X Revealed to Have Persistent Online Mode