Mortal Kombat 9 Bosses are Non-Playable Characters

Save and Quit write: "Hector Sanchez from NeatherRealm Studios has come out to say that the Mortal Kombat bosses will not be able to be unlocked as playable characters. Sanchez said they are just sticking to “the main heroes of the game” to be the playable characters..."

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ZombieAssassin2607d ago

I only disagreed because I'd love to see a Goro fatality.

lociefer2607d ago (Edited 2607d ago )

IF they release a dlc to unlock playing as them it would be a really bad move , but its a good thing for those idiots who like to play as overpowered bosses online ( seth anyone ? )

LOGICWINS2607d ago

I'm personally okay with this. If Goro was a playable character, I could see him being overpowered.

Solidus187-SCMilk2607d ago (Edited 2607d ago )

in the form of a new edition or a DLC. If not, I will be really surprised.

Focker4202607d ago


I was really hoping we could play with Goro!!!!!!!!!!

Rumor2606d ago

i hate fighting non playable characters in fighting games. it's such a tease

i think its safe to say that we all would have wanted to own as$ with Tabuu in Super smash bros brawl....

Kahvipannu2606d ago

He might still have fatality, when the player lose... (?)

oricon2606d ago

Loool @ Lociefer seth overpowered? do you seriously play Street Fighter?

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ATiElite2607d ago

When are we gonna get Mortal Kombat vs. Street Fighter? That's what we all want.

fryday2607d ago

you mean Mortal Kombat vs Killer Instinct

THAT's what we all want.

Brash_Attack2607d ago

If they keep fighting all these other games, when will they have time to fight Dead or Alive? C'MON!

Solidus187-SCMilk2607d ago (Edited 2607d ago )

Mortal kombat vs Street fighter vs Killer instinct vs Teken vs DOA vs KOF vs Marvel vs DC vs UFC vs WWE vs Nintendo?

Ill buy that game.

Focker4202607d ago

Here let me finish that for you...

vs. Soul Calibur vs. Virtua Fighter

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the_best_player2607d ago

Tekken 6 is the best fighting game and we all know it :)

ZombieAssassin2607d ago

For me it's a toss up of the Tekken series and Mortal Kombat series for best fighters. I haven't played Tekken 6 though just all the rest and have Tekken 2 and Tekken DR Online on my Ps3. I personally think Tekken Tag might be one of the most fun fighters of all time if not the most fun I can't wait till we get Tekken Tag 2 and the fact the new MK includes a tag mode that allows 4 players just makes it all the better.

Nate-Dog2607d ago

Tekken 6 is rubbish compared to Tekken 2 or 3!

Focker4202607d ago

They ruined Tekken 6 with the 'bound' capability...

dkgshiz2606d ago

Yeah right. If you like boring combat then Tekken is the fighting series for you.

Kahvipannu2606d ago

For me Tekken 6 was little let-down.. The "campaign" was addicting tought.

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mcsm2606d ago

i wonder how much they will charge later for these "non-playable characters"

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Visari2607d ago

Yet another reason why I won't buy this garbage.

belal2607d ago

dude STFU, mommy didn't have more money to give you ;)

unicron72607d ago

lol Oh man. This is the best MK to release since MK3. I've played the demo countless times, which is more than I can say for any other fighting game this generation. Soul Calibur sucks now. Tekken sucks now. Street Fighter, is actually great. This however, is superb. Going back to the meat and potatoes of what made MK great will work out for them immensely I do believe.


You must really have your panties in a bunch for some reason. A boss character is to be feared and mysterious. Putting them in as playable characters would break the flow of the games combo system too. These bosses don't deliver 10 hit combos..mks boss characters have always been slow moving extremely powerful characters.

Anyway, it doesn't sound like you're much of an Mk fan to begin w. Why are you pretending to give a shit about who is and isn't in the game.

Also, if this is only "yet another" reason you choose not to buy the game, please enlighten us: what other reasoning do you have? Hmmmmmmm??

the_best_player2607d ago

sluggish controls, with low number move list also no side step and no good defence moves.

warrior99882607d ago

its a 2D fighting game how do you think side stepping is possible ?

ERMAC_2606d ago (Edited 2606d ago )

No good defense moves? Block? Teleport? Look for an opening?

Not every game needs a mash-able get out of jail free shoryken.

Also, # moves doesn't mean shit. There is something called "depth vs breadth". They could give you 500 moves, and only 15 of those are actually practical would yield the same result as a game with 30 moves and 15 of those are usable.

Same reason why 2D mk> 3D mk. More moves, less depth.

Kahvipannu2606d ago

Powerbar adds "combo-breakers" to the game, which is great for mp.

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waltyftm2607d ago

Championship edition to be released in 2012.

moeqawama2607d ago

Super to follow after that

waltyftm2607d ago

Then super Turbo x edition.

Solidus187-SCMilk2607d ago

this will be called ultimate MK9 or MK9 GOLD.

akatsuky672607d ago

better dont want any one to be cheating whith them ab for the guy who said the game is garbage dude learn to play whith the normal people not the bosses they are cheap

SpLinT2607d ago

well i want Mortal Kombat vs Super Smash Bros.

ZombieAssassin2607d ago

Mortal Kombat vs The world!!!

krazykombatant2607d ago

MY GOD MAN!, would you imagine the possibilities, Falcon knee, spikes down to a fatality :O!

Kahvipannu2606d ago

Seeing Scorpion to rip Super mario in half, or Mario doing same to some other character would be epic win indeed. :D

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