A classic franchise gets even better in the newest edition: Mortal Kombat X
Mortal Kombat X was released by NetherRealm Studios on April 14th, 2015 on Xbox ONE, Playstation 4, and PC.
It is the 10th installment of one of the most popular fighting games, the original being released on October 8th, 1992.
The game includes a fresh roster of characters, some new, some old, and fresh new additions to the game play.
Some new features added to the already popular game play include “kombos”, Brutalities, new and gruesome Fatalities, and X-Rays.
Another one of the new features are the interactive objects in the environments. On the map “Dead Woods”, for example, players can interact with the branches on the trees and use them to your advantage.
There list of characters consists of 30 different characters that players can choose from. From the fan-favorite Scorpion, to the horror star Jason Voorhees.
In this roster, there are family members of old characters who have died in MK9 such as Kung Jin (Kung Lao’s Cousin) There are currently 5 DLC characters; Goro, Jason Voorhees, Tanya, Predator, and Tremor.
The game also introduces variants. There are 3 variants for each of the 30 characters, so you have 90 different ways to use all the characters.
With each of these characters, they have a faction. There are 5 factions; Lin Kuei, Black Dragon, White Lotus, Brotherhood of Shadows, and Special Forces.
In the story, the protagonists are protecting Earth Realm from the awakening of the fallen Elder God, Shinnok, and retrieving his amulet.
Play as, or against, almost every character in the campaign, which gives players an opportunity to learn how each character plays.
The story also features some cameos of characters from previous games, although they are not playable.
In conclusion, this is a very interesting game to play, with hours of fun packed into every inch. Mortal Kombat X is definitely worth every penny.