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Mortal Kombat X

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Based on 91 critic reviews
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Mortal Kombat X Reviews Summary

Great Roster
High-Quality Story Mode
Fantastic Core Gameplay

Summary: Absurd. Brutal. Superb. Balanced. Controversial. Mortal Kombat X may not be as earth-shattering as some of its predecessors and its monetization may leave a bad taste, but it is still a solid fighting game that delivers on the premise of over-the-top gory action

General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Apr 13, 2015
Xbox OneApr 13, 2015
PCApr 13, 2015
Xbox Series X/SNov 10, 2020
PlayStation 5Nov 12, 2020

Developer: NetherRealm Studios

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Genre: Fighting

Mortal Kombat X combines cinematic presentation with all new gameplay to deliver the most brutal Kombat experience ever, offering a new fully-connected experience that launches players into a persistent online contest where every fight matters in a global battle for supremacy. For the first time, Mortal Kombat X gives players the ability to choose from multiple variations of each character impacting both strategy and fighting style. Players step into an original story showcasing some of the game’s most prolific characters including Scorpion and Sub-Zero, while introducing new challengers that represent the forces of good and evil and tie the tale together.

Mortal Kombat X Critic Reviews

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Great new characters, and sharper gameplay hooks make Mortal Kombat X the best game in the series.

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Fine fighter with an enjoyably daft story, marred by wobbly port to PC.

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No Recommendation / Blank

That's Mortal Kombat in a nutshell: looking cool, even if there's not that much going on behind the curtain. Mortal Kombat X has some new tricks on offer, but the fun of the game is in its blood-splattering finishers and cocky jokes.

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The best new Mortal Kombat for years, with a fighting game experience that's as generous with the content as it is with the gore.

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Audience Reviews

9.5 / 10.0
MOOORRTTAALLL KOOOMMBBAATTT!!! Mortal Monday made gaming history when the original arcade game hit the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive and Super Nintendo in 1992. Fast forward 23 years later and people still get just as excited for every new Mortal Kombat game. MKX is a near reboot of the reboot from 2011 by improving nearly every aspect of the game including online. This is the first

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