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IGN releases MK: Arcade Kollection Vignette!

08/30/2011 :: Posted at 12:04 PM by queve

Celebrating today's release of the Mortal Kombat: Arcade Kollection, gaming website IGN has updated with a Vignette Video featuring the three classic games of the popular fighting franchise:


Warner Bros. has also made an official announcement regarding the release of this Klassic Kollection:


"Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announces the Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection is now available for download on PSN in North America. In honor of this new collection, which offers players a chance to go back to the beginning and check out the first three games in the legendary franchise, the team is releasing an all-new trailer featuring a glimpse into the downloadable title's classic Mortal Kombat gameplay. The Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection will be available tomorrow on Xbox Live and on PSN globally. The PC version will be coming out next month.

For $9.99 on PSN, and XBLA and PC for 800 Microsoft Points, the Mortal Kobmat Arcade Kollection offers fans the first three games in the series – the original Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat 2, and Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 – and online play, leader boards, achievements and trophies, as well as the chance to play through the games in their original arcade state. Developed by Other Ocean in conjunction with NetherRealm Studios, this collection marks the first time all three games have been brought together in one package.

For more information about Mortal Kombat, please visit http://www.themortalkombat.com and find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/mortalkombat or on Twitter @MK_Mortalkombat"


Don't forget to check out our previous News Article concerning Mortal Kombat Memories: Development Tales from NRS and the new Arcade Kollection MKast!

UPDATE #1: Creative Director of NetherRealm Studios, Ed Boon, has posted a little article in PlayStation.Blog.

UPDATE #2: IGN has uploaded a Video Review for the MK: Arcade Kollection:

You can also read their Full Review in an Article found in their official website. From their article:

"I've been a fan of Mortal Kombat from the very second my mom told me I couldn't play it (lol it's my job now). Spike pits, decapitations, and Shaolin monks transforming into cheetahs define my '90s fighting game experience. So ask me to pay $10 for some old school Mortal Kombat and I'm down for it, even if it's a reminder that these games are cheap, frustrating, and dated."

"As frustrating a challenge as the games present, my nostalgia still came back in full force. Synapses I haven't fired neurons across in well over a decade whirred back to life, reminding me of all the little strategic minutiae of the games. There's something immensely satisfying about re-figuring out how to beat Shao Kahn after almost 20 years. And when you add a friend to the mix the fun increases exponentially. Mortal Kombat may be a weak fighter compared to other games, but it's one of the most fun multiplayer games around. "

Special thanks to forum member, samus_aran3900, for submitting in the News Lead!

Update #3: The Official MK Facebook Page has updated with the following message:

"Thanks to all of our fans who purchased the Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection and your continued support. We are aware of the issues with the game and are currently working on a patch to address them for all systems. Our goal is ensure the best gaming experience possible for everyone playing a Mortal Kombat game. Please stay tuned for updates on when a patch will be released"

Special thanks to forum member Sea_Serpent for submitting in this News Lead!

Mortal Kombat: Arcade Kollection is available for download on PSN ($9.99) today (only in USA). It will be available to download globally tomorrow, August 31st, also on Xbox Live (800 MS Points) and for PC ($9.99) next month.

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