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Giant Bomb: Mortal Kombat vs.DC Universe Review

Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe sounded like a dicey proposition at best. With the crossover thing having been done by Capcom and Marvel before, it isn't exactly groundbreaking. Plus, the DC Universe license comes along with the baggage of making the game a bit friendly to a younger audience, forcing the series' gruesome finishing moves to be toned down to a more-acceptable level of violence. On top of all that, it's the first time the MK series has come to the current generation of consoles, and with it comes a completely rebuilt fighting system. To say that the deck was stacked against MKvDC is something of an understatement. But all those potential pitfalls make the success of Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe that much sweeter. The characters fit together better than expected. The new fighting system is a terrific mix of old and new that makes this the best Mortal Kombat game since the series went 3D. And the finishing moves... well, they're toned down, but even they still manage to put a good exclamation point on a hard-fought victory.

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Th3 Chr0nic3354d ago

This game is ....the BEST MK EVER...yes i said it and ive been telling everyone that will listen..... the only thing missing is extra content which will be pushed at us for 1440404 ms points each but who cares cause the core gameply is so fantastic i LOVE IT

The Captain3354d ago

I can't wait to play this game. I am getting it from the UK so it does not come out till Friday, but it will take a few days to come here in Canada.

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