Over time, it is not uncommon for a series of video games and eventually disperse away gradually from its basic principles. Mortal Kombat is no exception to this rule and the last episode came out in 2008 has puzzled many fans. Far from being a bad fighting game, Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe did, it must be said, much more to do with the title that had unleashed the passions of arcade machines in 1992. Characters from two very different worlds, fighting in 3D, gameplay sequences contextual Fatalities worthy of Care Bears ... Fans of the first episodes have had trouble to join and we understand. They are happy now! Not only developers NetherRealm Studios have finally decided to return to the roots of the series but they also managed to sublimate all its original qualities to offer us one of the best fighting games on the market HD.
It has often been criticized for different Mortal Kombat gameplay rigidity of their simplistic and outdated. Yet after a few minutes of play only, it is clear that the clashes are much more fluid and dynamic than before. The shots are linked together more easily, the animations are less fixed and the pace of play is very strong even if not yet at a Street Fighter or Soulcalibur IV. HD requires, the staging is truly daunting. It knocks all over the place, the fighters well modeled screaming their rage, the blood spurts across the screen, visual effects accompany the best results ... At the show, it really is served! Nevertheless, in order to really enjoy it, it is better known on the fingertips of thirty characters available in this episode. It will thus learn to manage our three levels of power gauge of our fighting while keeping an eye on that of our opponent to place suitably special moves, counters and X-Ray attacks. It will know how to change character conveniently, block when necessary or use various fighting positions. Finally, fans of the first hour will be familiar with the new control system is now assigning a button to each member. That's probably why the training mode has been treated but other modes are not far behind.
In addition to the classic arcade fighting-against-one or a two-against-two, and a lot of games onlines categorized Mortal Kombat includes such a remarkable story mode and a truly original Tower of challenges. Story Mode, first of all, is not limited to a simple succession of cut-scenes more or less cheap as is regularly the case in similar games. Here, the player will have to deal with a true interactive movie interspersed with many battles. Long deliberately kitsch dialogues reveal to us the story while also very cinematic caricatures are responsible for us to impress. To strengthen the feeling of immersion of the players, the developers have had the excellent idea of integrating the various clashes directly in these scenes. They take place under very variable and the character with which we must fight changes regularly. Unless you are completely allergic to the world of Mortal Kombat or being unable to appreciate the second level of a script that never takes itself seriously, it will in the story mode for hours of happiness.
Warrior Class in Mortal Combat :
Sub-Zero : An assassin of the Lin Kuei clan, Kuai Liang commands the power of ice and cold. Unlike other members of his clan, he and his older brother, Bi-Han, were abducted as children by the Lin Kuei and trained in the techniques of assassination throughout their lives. Though his codename is Tundra, he has now assumed the mantle of Sub-Zero to honor his brother after Bi-Han's mysterious death. Sub-Zero tirelessly hunts the one who killed his brother.
Scorpion : Hanzo Hasashi was once a member of the Japanese Shirai Ryu ninja clan. Given the name Scorpion for his blindingly fast and deadly fighting skill, his life was blessed with glorious kombat in the name of his Grand Master. But when he, his family and his clan were brutally exterminated by Sub-Zero and the Lin Kuei, Scorpion's existence became eternal torment. Resurrected by the malevolent necromancer Quan Chi, he entered the Mortal Kombat tournament to slay Sub-Zero and avenge the murders of his kin.
Mileena : Shang Tsung has created many abominable creatures in his Flesh Pits, but none so twisted as Mileena. A fusion of Edenian flesh and Tarkatan blood, Mileena is both beauty and beast. This dichotomy has made her mind unstable; she is prone to fits of madness and savagery. Though she has the appearance of a mature woman, she is more child than adult--a blank slate conformed to Shao Kahn's will. Devoid of conscience or remorse, Mileena will butcher anyone to appease her beloved father.
Liu Xang : Orphaned at a very young age, Liu Kang was raised by Shaolin monks, who taught him the way of the spiritual warrior. They soon recognized his potential as a contender for the Mortal Kombat tournament and rigorously trained him for this task. Raiden, too, understood that Liu Kang was Earthrealm's best hope for freedom and introduced him to Master Bo' Rai Cho to further his development. Once fully trained, Liu Kang bested all challengers and earned the high honor of representing the Shaolin in the Mortal Kombat tournament. He and Raiden then embarked on their fateful journey to Shang Tsung's island to compete in this pivotal kontest.
Shang Tsung : A treacherous sorcerer who consumes the souls of his victims, Shang Tsung has played host to the last nine Mortal Kombat tournaments in Earthrealm, stacking the odds in favor of his master. Originally from Earthrealm, Shang Tsung's magical abilities led him to discover the realm of Outworld. There he fell in league with its ruler, Shao Kahn, and pledged his life to him in return for enhanced power. He is now bound to the emperor by powerful dark magic. For centuries he has submissively done Shao Kahn's bidding. Should he fail in his mission to secure Earthrealm, he will suffer the emperor's wrath.
Raiden : Raiden is the God of Thunder and Protector of Earthrealm. Ageless and wise beyond measure, he leads Earthrealm's mortals in the endless battle against the forces of darkness. When Shao Kahn, Emperor of Outworld, threatened to merge his realm with Earthrealm, an overwhelmed Raiden implored the Elder Gods to give Earthrealm a fighting chance. Thus the Mortal Kombat tournament was created. For millennia Shao Kahn has been kept at bay, but nine consecutive losses to Goro have eroded hope that Earthrealm can be saved. Determined to prevent Armageddon, Raiden tirelessly quests to find a champion worthy of Mortal Kombat.