There are several ways to judge a game like Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe. One way is to compare it to top-tier, tournament-grade fighting games such as Soul Calibur IV, Tekken 5, and Virtua Fighter 5. The problem is that Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe is miles away from a technical fighter -- it's not even remotely trying to compete with those games. To judge Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe on its technical merits is to miss the point entirely, as this is a fighting game designed to be played by a broader, more casual audience. Taken in this context, Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe is largely a success.