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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