Realm of Gaming: Offers an analysis of the newly released gameplay trailer with still shots from the video and a list of characters and arenas featured in the trailer. Also includes a link to download the high resolution version of the trailer.
I've actually just got MKII on the PS network. It's awesome, I really want a new MK. Rated M for sure, with Kung Lao. Hat throwing goodness...
Oh yes, Kung Lao is my favorite character. I remember MKII on my Sega Mega Drive back in the day... Man, I need to get it on PSN soon.
I can't fricken wait for this. this and the new deus ex is all I'll need. that and GT5 :)
have you guys actually downloaded the trailer? This looks like Mortal Kombat meets MVC2. You can character swap in the matches now. Looks like this is going to be a game i might actually have to pick up.
I realy hope this game is great, the series deserves it. Fantastic, Brutal combat...
Ready to kick ass with Johnny Cage. Bringing the most badass move ever devised: THE SHADOW KICK. I'm praying that the fatalities look as badass as they were in MK1/2, and not the cartoony ones in the PS2/xbox games. They should be quick, simple, and make you go "OH!".
I'm not impressed by anything more than the actual character models themselves. The juggling looked absolutely ludicrous, see Kung Lao's kick juggle as an example. The mechanical look and feel from the Deadly Alliance trilogy is still apparent in this. The way the characters move, even when falling, attacking, or getting hit, looks like stop-motion claymation. It's all very rigid and lacks fluidity. I will say that the fatality that Kung Lao was getting ready to perform on Sub-Zero looked wicked, and if that's any indication, the fatalities should be pretty sick, but the fighting itself looks meh. Hopefully there were a lot of placeholder animations and physics there, but I highly doubt that because if there were, this footage would not have been assembled as a trailer, but rather as a demo at a gaming convention. I'll try this when it comes out, like I typically do with Mortal Kombat, as I'll always love the characters and the earlier games, but I'm going into the experience with a very reserved attitude. Although I do think the original trilogy represents the best the series had to offer, I don't necessarily think that 2D is the quintessential formula for fixing a damaged franchise. I'm all about something 3D, new, and fresh...but only if it works. MK4, Deadly Alliance, and MKvsDC were all fresh new reboots, but they were all garbage, with 4 being the most embarrassing of the entire franchise. These games weren't bad BECAUSE they were 3D, but because nearly every aspect about them was very poorly executed. It's not impossible to create a well-crafted, innovative idea, but the team really needs to go back to the drawing board, put their heads together, and think on this one. I'm sick of being let down time and time again by my formerly favorite fighting franchise.
yeah the juggling really mad me get annoyed. i hated that in the newer tekkens also. i still cant wait for this game though. i hope test your strength is back lol
Looks nice. I hope they do improve on the animation system.
i hope they can add more detail and definition to the graphics. it looks really kool but not on par wit the graphics of other games rite now
... and it's dead in the water. Now if they sneak a revamped, GOOD fighting engine in there...
Oh hell yes! MK is back!!
I hope they dont screw up Sub-Zero like they did for the last 5 games. Always slower than Scorpion. My bro always kciked my ass because his Dragon style was slow. even if it was powerful. I want fast action.
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