Console Monster writes: "A new challenger appears! Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe steps up in-between the bustling crowd that is the fighting genre. Depending on your tastes and probably your gaming heritage, you may be a follower of Street Fighter, Soul Calibur, Mortal Kombat, Tekken, Dead or Alive or one of many other series. Mortal Kombat fans have been waning over the years and with the recent news of a T rating for their loveable series, dedication is questionable. Fans have been in uproar over the series famous for its gore and violence taking a route of increasing the Publishers audience in order for them to 'hopefully' sustain afloat.
Eagerly excited to pummel renowned superheroes faces into a pulp I jump right into the Arcade mode ("jump" should be replaced with "crawl", thanks to endless loading screens), selecting Scorpion as my weapon of choice. Unfortunately I could not select my favourite Mortal Kombat combatant as the line-up on offer provides a measly ten MK characters and ten DC characters, with an additional two characters to be unlocked. This is considerably less than the previous incarnation of Mortal Kombat which contained an impressive 63 fighters. Considering this is a combination of licences it would have been nice to see more selection, not much less..."