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GF Rating
7.9

13283 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
8

Very Good

MK9 Highly suggested

posted by neilkitzler (AZUSA, CA) Apr 25, 2011

Member since Apr 2011

I had just returned Mortal Kombat 9 today for the Xbox 360. It was my second favorite MK game of the series. It would have been first if they kept the fighting styles instead of just having one style. but I love the new addition "X-ray" they added to it, it's a real game changer in the game. I rate this game overall an 8 out of 10.

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

Finally! Mortal Kombat is back to it's roots!

posted by Colywin (JACKSONVILLE, FL) Apr 25, 2011

Member since Aug 2007

I have played all of the Mortal Kombat games and this is one of the best in 10 years!

If you are a die hard MK fan you will totally love this game. Even if you are new to the MK series but enjoy fighting games, you must try this!

Although the Story Mode is a little goofy in some ways, you will still appreciate the back story on all of the characters. The Story mode takes about 6-8 hours to complete depending on how good you are at the game. So there is no need to play the older MK games to know the Story.

Graphics are amazing! They make great use the Unreal engine.
Sounds are great and remind you of the older MK games.

"Test your Might" is back! A long with some others, "Test your Sight" etc

A Challenge tower has been added with 300 different challenges! (This will keep you busy after Story mode)

MK is also very fun to play Online. It pairs you with players at your skill level so 90% of the time you get paired with someone as close as your skill is possible. Although sometimes you do get paired with a higher skilled player but this is expected with any game.

Overall Mortal Kombat is a great game and there are still secrets to be discovered!

I highly recommend that you purchase this game, as if you Rent it, you will have to pay to play online.

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

Best since the 90's

posted by damianrock (DULUTH, GA) Apr 24, 2011

Member since Nov 2007

It's the first 3 arcade games in one... with full explanation... in 2D format... with all the original moves.

The storymode is the best switch from story-to-action I've ever seen. If the voice didn't say "fight" I'd think the story was still playing.

This game is absolutely perfect. Multiplayer is the only replay value after the story is complete however.

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