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Mortal Kombat series creator Ed Boon had a special treat for fans at this year's EVO event; the return of Raiden in Mortal Kombat X. According to an interview between Boon and IGN, the infamous thunder god will be screaming gibberish at his opponents in three distinct styles, tentatively being c...

July 13th 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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I won't claim to have in-depth, intricate knowledge on Mortal Kombat X - the demo I played only featured six characters and three stages - but I can confidently say that short of a few changes, the game should feel very familiar to fans of Mortal Kombat 9. The biggest change I was shown offers cha...

June 12th 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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We're expecting to hear "Get over here!" a lot in Mortal Kombat X when it launches in 2015 for Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PC. Be sure to catch a glimpse of the game in action courtesy of a gameplay trailer shown off during Sony's E3 2014 press conference.

June 11th 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Courtesy Sony's E3 conference, we have our second look at Mortal Kombat X, though unlike the announcement trailer, this vignette is chock full of new fighters, brutal special attacks and the copious gore fans have come to expect from NetherRealm's flagship series. [Image: WBIE]

June 11th 2014 at 11:19am 0 Comments
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An official teaser for Mortal Kombat X landed on YouTube this morning, which raised as many questions as it answered. Yes, a new installment in the ultra-violent series from Netherrealm Studios is on track for release sometime in 2015. Yes, it's headed to the PlayStation 4, PS3, Xbox One, 360 and...

June 2nd 2014 at 11:29am 0 Comments
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NetherRealm Studios creative director Ed Boon has been offering innocuous images seemingly suggesting a new Mortal Kombat game on the horizon for quite a while now, but with yesterday's appearance of a leaked promotional poster, the franchise co-creator has grown much less coy. The poster that app...

May 29th 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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For a mobile adaptation of a hit fighting game, the iOS version of Injustice: Gods Among Us has always lacked one crucial component: multiplayer combat. Now, one year after the game's debut, that flaw has been amended. Keep in mind, this multiplayer addition isn't quite what you'd expect from a on...

April 25th 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Team Joystiq is barging into 2014 with a celebration of last year's best games. Keep reading throughout the week to see our assembly of ingenious indies and triple-A triumphs. Pokémon X/Y Nintendo is generally a risk-averse company, but with its most recent Pokémon entries it prov...

January 2nd 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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After contributing to the well-received Mortal Kombat rebirth and the comic-oriented Injustice: Gods Among Us, NetherRealms Producer Hector Sanchez has announced his departure from the studio as he moves on to "another adventure." "It's been an absolutely AMAZING experience," Hanchez wrote on Twi...

November 16th 2013 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Injustice dev NetherRealm released its free-to-play companion sidekick app for Batman: Arkham Origins, and it's available now as a free download on the App Store. The iOS brawler precedes the game proper coming to PS3, Xbox 360, PC, and Wii U next week. I suited up for a brief go this morning on m...

October 17th 2013 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Fisticuff enthusiast NetherRealm Studios is developing a free-to-play adaption of the upcoming Batman: Arkham Origins for release on iOS during the "console game launch window," Warner Bros. announced in a press release yesterday. An Android version will surface later on "in the holiday timeframe...

October 13th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Fans of teenage melodrama and superheroes punching each other incessantly will be happy to know that a Green Arrow skin inspired by the CW television series Arrow is now available for Injustice: Gods Among Us. The skin was previously exclusive to WB newsletter subscribers, but is now available...

October 11th 2013 at 12:30pm 0 Comments