First of all let me start off in saying i hate fighting games and believe that in 9/10 cases they are easy and very simple.
Mortal Kombat was not.
Mortal Kombat went back to its roots, which for someone like me that really means nothing other than creating your own fighter was no longer an option for a story, but even without that feature this MK still is much better.
Story- The story in MK's have always been really hard to follow, in this one i found the story to be quite followable and extremely entertaining, and actually caring about the characters. (only unfortunate thing was no Fatalities in story mode.)
Graphics- The graphics are very good, especially the backdrops that just make your jaw drop. For a fighting game it goes well beyond the traditional graphics.
Gameplay-This is where fighting games should shine, and for MK it did it so well i almost skipped my college classes for it. First of all the combos are easy to understand, unlike some past games, and make it challenging to throw these kombos together for a better attack. The game also makes you have strategy, you can not go in with just punches and kicks and expect to win, you actually have to fight intelligently because your opponent does too. I loved the 1v2 fights, thought they truly tested your metal, and the boss fights however annoying, were very good to learn what kombos did what and what if felt like to be a complete noob sometimes.
Overall-Very good and complete game, the graphics,story, and gameplay are top notch. I hate fighting games but i believe that MK may have pulled me out of that niche, after being disapointed with portal 2 this has truly satisfied me. This is most definitly a rent if not a buy, trust me you will love it.
This game has single handedly revived the Mortal Kombat series while at the same tie expanding the game while simplifying it at the same time. There is no more T ratings it includes all the bloody attacks you have come to know and love. There are new characters like Kratos in the game. Even bloodier fatalities including stage fatalities. There are all new modes and a amazing storyline including all the characters with their own detailed chapter. All in all I give this game and eight on a five point scale .
posted by HonestGuy00 (BROKEN BOW, OK) Apr 24, 2011
Member since Apr 2011
I really enjoyed playing this game all the way to getting everything, and buying everything and completing everything. The gameplay is just like it used to be, except for better graphics and more fatalities and also Kratos. The story was fun to do all the way until the end. The Challenge Tower was really fun, but painful to complete near the top 10 or so. The only thing that I didn't like was the thing that would just randomly pop up in the Krypt. That thing really made it difficult to go back to the Krypt. Anyway, 10 out of 10.