With Mortal Kombat 1 on the horizon, we’re revisiting the entry that set the collection on its present trajectory: 2011’s Mortal Kombat (aka MK 9). Be a part of us immediately on Twitch at 2:00 p.m. Central as we take a bloody journey via the sport’s genre-defining story marketing campaign. Episodes can be uploaded to our Recreation Informer Reveals YouTube channel the next Saturday morning.
After 2006’s Mortal Kombat: Armageddon seemingly concluded the franchise’s primary narrative, 2011’s entry picked up the bloody items. It moved the saga ahead by resetting the timeline, serving as a smooth reboot that introduced Mortal Kombat again to its 2D preventing roots and ushering within the return of the traditional roster. MK 9’s cinematic story mode served as an epiphany for the collection and preventing video games as a complete, establishing the blueprint for narrative preventing campaigns nonetheless utilized immediately. MK9’s story additionally serves as the primary chapter of the trendy trilogy of video games that Mortal Kombat 1 builds upon. For a complete lot extra on MK9 and its growth, you may learn this function on how the reboot saved the franchise.
Be a part of editors Marcus Stewart and Kyle Hilliard as they battle their manner via MK 9 to see how its reimagined event holds up.