In a way, MK vs. DC had to happen to come where we are now with Netherrealm Studio. While the game wasn’t perfect, it did lay the foundation for everything else they eventually got right. Mortal Kombat was a venture back into 2D and into competitive fighting games. Now, instead of mixing the two elements of superheros and deadly combatants, the developers decided to let them reside in their own realm. Is this the battle for the ages? Or a first round knockout?