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Submitted by TheGameScouts 600d ago | opinion piece

Top 10 Mortal Kombat Characters

Jon Hamlin: Mortal Kombat is one of those timeless videogame franchises. Since 1992 it has been causing controversy and delighting gamers the world over. Scouring the Internet, you’ll notice that there are plenty of Top Ten lists naming off the best Mortal Kombat characters. Being a fan of the series, I wanted to take a crack at it myself. There are a couple of ground rules I want to establish first: 1.) Glitch characters will not be included. 2.) The characters have to have been playable at some point in the series. 3.) I totally expect this list to piss Mortal Kombat fans off, but please don’t be obnoxious about it. Now, I’m not just going to throw a list at you without explaining the criteria I’m taking into consideration. When drawing up the list, I was looking at the overall aesthetic of the character. How do their costumes look? Do they have any particularly memorable moves? How badass are they? But, I also looked at more abstract things, like a particular character’s populari... (Culture, Mortal Kombat)

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