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Apr
01
And it's not April Fools prank! Check out the Briggs in action in this new gameplay trailer!
Mar
31
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Hello everyone, I just got an email from EB Games with information about Mortal Kombat X. The email contained an image that provided the exact dates which the DLC characters are set to be released. Note that due to the major time difference between the US and Australia these dates might be 1 day off so you would need to expect the characters 1 day before those dates!
Mar
31
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Calling all UK players!

Warner Brothers UK and Multiplay have joined forces to bring you the Mortal Kombat Cup. A series of 4 live tournaments that will take place post launch. There is money to be made at each event, with each winner qualifying to the top 4 which will be played out in London.

Each qualifier will be hosted by Mustard and myself!

This is an incredible opportunity for anybody living in the UK. All tournaments are free to enter and you can enter as many as you like until you win!

Sign ups are on the website provided: http://cup.mortalkombat.com/uk/events-overview/

Your tournament dates and locations are as follows:

MK CUP - SCOTLAND QUALIFIER
Date: 18th April 2015
City: Glasgow
Website: http://mkcup.eventbrite.co.uk/

Description: 1st Qualifying round for UK Mortal Kombat Cup for people in the Scotland area. 32 places (with the ability to burst up to 64 players should there be demand).

Cash prize: £1,000 Prize Pool – Winner gets...
Mar
31
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Ever since we first learned that Goro would have his place in the roster via pre-orders, digitally or in retail, the community has yearned to see some gameplay with the Shokan prince. But in the past seven Kombat Kasts or so, he was nowhere to be found...however, that is finally about to change.

As revealed in the image below, the Mortal Kombat X team will appear on stream at the Twitch TV headquarters situated in San Francisco to quench our thirst for Goro gameplay. The event is scheduled for 1 P.M. PST, lasting for five hours. For your
Mar
30
I'm aware this video has been posted up already, but I thought we'd talk about the two big pieces of info brought on by the interview.

Looks like we finally have Ed speaking about one of the hot button issues on TYM. He goes out on a limb and calls it improved from Injustice. Also, he seems to be unsure what fatalities have been announced already when he deconfirms stage fatalities. Is there another kind of fatality left to be discovered?
Mar
30
Today is going to be full of so many MKX surprises, you'll likely be distracted all day at work. For instance, IGN's YouTube has released a 25-minute video which captures all of the first chapter from the story mode, including gameplay with Johnny Cage. Appearances from characters yet to be confirmed for the MKX roster are also a thing.

LET IT BE KNOWN NOW: IF YOU DON'T WANT ANY SPOILERS WHATSOEVER, DO NOT CLICK ON THIS POST.

To those who are uncaring for spoilers...enjoy!
Mar
30
Update w/ press release:
"Calling All Mortal Kombat Fans!

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Announces

Who’s Next? Mortal Kombat X Worldwide Competitive Program

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and NetherRealm Studios have teamed up with The Electronic Sports League (ESL) for the Who’s Next? Mortal Kombat X Worldwide Competitive Program, which includes the Fatal 8 Exhibition Tournament and Mortal Kombat X ESL Pro League Tournament. The series of tournaments invites Mortal Kombat X players from North America and Europe to compete for bragging rights and the chance to secure winnings from a prize pool that starts at $100,000.

The program kicks off April 11 with the Fatal 8 Exhibition Tournament showcasing top pro-fighting players from around the globe as they go head-to-head in the inaugural Mortal Kombat X competition. Fans can watch the tournament live from the ESL studios in Burbank by getting tickets atmkxfatal8.eventbrite.com or online at NetherRealm Studios’ Twitch channel atwww.twitch.tv/netherrealm.

Beginning April 19, the worldwide Mortal Kombat X ESL Pro League Tournament opens to Xbox One players from across North America and Europe. Through weekly competitions that offer cash prizes, players can earn their spot as one of the 16 players sent to the grand finals to be held July 11 in Los Angeles.

“NetherRealm Studios is a huge supporter of the pro fighting game scene and to be able to work with ESL on the Pro League Tournament allows us to take the Mortal Kombat X competition beyond what we’ve ever done before,” said Ed Boon, Creative Director, NetherRealm Studios and co-creator of Mortal Kombat. “We’ve seen some incredible match-ups in the past and we can’t wait to see what this next level of competition brings.”

Mortal Kombat fans can support their favoriteMortal Kombat X tournament combatants by purchasing the exclusive Blue Steel Sub-Zero skin. A portion of the proceeds will go directly to support Mortal Kombat X tournament prize pools.

To sign up, view or support the Who’s Next? Mortal Kombat X Worldwide Competitive Program please visitwww.mortalkombat.com/whosnext. For more information about Mortal Kombat X, please visit www.mortalkombat.com andwww.facebook.com/MortalKombat."

thanks to @Tim Static

While the details of this video are basically non-existent at this time, a very interesting Mortal Kombat X related trailer just surfaced and many official twitter accounts just followed ESL gaming on twitter. Without further ado, here's your teaser trailer featuring just ONE of the #FATAL8, @Perfect Legend

Update:
"We present you the “Who’s Next? Mortal Kombat X Worldwide Competitive Program”

Compete for your chance to secure winnings from a prize pool that starts at $100,000!

Click to find out more: www.mortalkombat.com/whosnext"
via @Clutch8
Mar
29
With MKX only 2 weeks away I'm sure many of you are all pondering who will be the character that best fits you. This thread is hopefully something that can help you when it comes times to make that decision.

Choosing a character is more about comfort level than anything. What does this mean? It means you obviously want a character where you can use your strengths as a player but that does not always equal comfort. Sometimes, no matter how much a character works off of our strengths, we can still be uncomfortable if the character doesn't also help cover up our weakness.

To choose the right character for you, you need to be honest with yourself. You need to be honest with yourself about your strengths, but even more so about your weaknesses. I cannot speak for any one player on their strengths and weaknesses as only that person would truly know. The only person I can speak for is myself so I will use myself as the example.

I am a great fighting game player with a BIG weakness -...
Mar
28
A quick reminder came down from the official Evolution Championship Series twitter account earlier reminding players about the Monday price increase. This is significant, especially for all of you Mortal Kombat X competitors who have been saving up to go to Vegas and compete. Save that money where you can!

So, if you plan on going and haven't registered yet, don't delay: http://evo.shoryuken.com/registration/
Mar
28
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A recent find in Mortal Kombat X is something called Block Breakers. They are a pushblock-like mechanic that lets you "break" a blocked move for 2 bars of meter. The opponent is knocked down and sent back a distance. See the image below as an example.
Mar
27
Stream archive: http://www.twitch.tv/netherrealm/b/642283380?t=2m19s

In this Kombat Kast NetherRealm Studios will be going over three different characters and possible new fatalities. Shortly after the stream started Tyler and Derek mentioned that if you sign up for WB Play you will be able to get an alternate Raiden skin DAY 1 and this skin may also only be available through WB Play.
Mar
27
System of a Down is helping with the TV Spot so...yeah.

Launch Trailer airs on April 6th. TV Spot tomorrow.
Mar
26
The following message is from @Shock

Attention FGC, NRS players and the likes. KombatNetwork humbly requests your help! In the past, many generous offers have been made to assist KN with what is known to be notoriously expensive finances, that have totaled nearly $10,000 in the last few years, and now is the time to help. KN will be running a non-profit fundraiser, or a "Hell" raiser, on March 28th all day to help our North East team offset the tremendous and continual costs for supplying equipment and guarantee the best possible experience for our players. Of those involved, will be KombatNetwork, Monster Island
Mar
26
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ITS BLACK FRIDAY!

GET HYPE

March 27th, 3PM CST

www.twitch.tv/netherrealm
Mar
26
Today, if anybody had doubts regarding the return of Liu Kang, this trailer, surfacing from the MAXIM Russia YouTube channel, should put those to rest. Titled the Official Shaolin Trailer, we are treated to a firsthand look at gameplay from three characters: Liu Kang, Kung Lao, and new cast member Kung Jin. Also included are new cutscenes from the Story Mode...and is that Bo' Rai Cho and Kenshi we're seeing, too?! Could this suggest possibilities for more unannounced additions to the roster, or perhaps more DLC?

While you speculate on those mysteries, start your morning off with some Shaolin hype! :D
Mar
25
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Sup Guys!

I want to go to the event @Team GGA: Shang Tsung Fight Night.
Link:
http://testyourmight.com/threads/sh...il-18th-who-got-one-and-is-going.48769/page-4

Tonight, I will make a stream to get support with donations and to travel. I will be very grateful to anyone who can support me and I promise to help all MKX.

I'll be done combos (I can ask for stream), tricks, bugs and challenges FT3 in MK9 and classic. I'll reveal some secrets and how to do some tricks.
Mar
25
On fairly short notice, the venue for Southern California Regionals 2015 has fallen through. Organizer Alex Valle tweeted earlier today that a conflict with construction has left the event without a home. Postponing the tournament and finding a new venue for the current date are two options that are currently on the table, with more updates forthcoming.
Mar
24
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We're exactly three weeks away from the official release of Mortal Kombat X so news of all sorts is to be expected. However, did you expect to see the Main Screen today? Well, thanks to Smosh Games Alliance, today we get a quick glimpse of what we can expect to see on release day!
Mar
24
For those who do not know, "Alternate controls" was something added in Injustice Gods Among Us. The default controls were Mortal Kombat style. Meaning, "Down, Back, Light" to do specials as an example. With "alternate controls" on, it changes it to Street Fighter style. So, it would be "Down, Quarter-Circle, Back" to do the same move instead. Hope that helps everyone understand what it means!

And these controls are confirmed (this link) to be returning in Mortal Kombat X!
https://twitter.com/NetherRealm/status/580401474477395968
Mar
24
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In Soviet Russia Mortal Kombat X is coming our way to Saint-Petersburg! Our Mortal Kombat scene is going crazy getting ready and starting May 2nd... It has begun!!!!!

Check out our teaser trailer below!