Mortal Kombat X

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

Rating Summary

Based on 91 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

84

Top Critic Average

91%

Critics Recommend

Based on 91 critic reviews
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No Recommendation / Blank
Apr 19, 2015

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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69 / 100
Apr 21, 2015

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

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8.4 / 10.0
Apr 13, 2015

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

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Apr 13, 2015

Mortal Kombat X has tons of polish, unique mechanics, and the genre's best story mode, but it doesn't do enough to keep players invested if they weren't already planning on it.

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8 / 10
Apr 13, 2015

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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9.3 / 10.0
Apr 13, 2015

Brutally satisfying and enjoyable in its absurdity, Mortal Kombat X carries the franchise's flag high

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8.5 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2015

After a bumpy initial roll out, the Faction Wars component seems to be mostly working as intended — though the reward for participating in faction-based battles feels like little more than a well-meaning distraction. Faction Wars just doesn't add a compelling reason to invest more time in Mortal Kombat X beyond the game's other competitive fighting modes.

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8 / 10
Apr 16, 2015

Mortal Kombat X successfully continues the tradition of mixing a fighting game with gore-laced slapstick.

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Yes
Apr 22, 2015

Mortal Kombat X deftly adds new characters, features and options while maintaining its signature over-the-top appeal.

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Apr 12, 2015

Mortal Kombat X moves forward with a snappier version of the previous game's fighting and some cool new characters, but the story and other features around the edges feel a bit rough in spots.

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