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Mortal Kombat X

Discussing Mortal Kombat X and all things Kontemporary to it.
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Mick-LuciferPosted: 07/15/2014 08:10 PMStatus ::
Evo 2014: Mortal Kombat X Guest Character Confirmed (Again)

The Dark Knight in MK vs DCA Polygon Evo interview with NetherRealm Studios' Ed Boon is again drawing attention toward the likelihood of guest character(s) in 2015's Mortal Kombat X.

The profitable return of crossover fighters hasn't been much of a secret. As well as various references on Twitter -- Boon made guest character considerations known to various outlets during last month's E3 launch [Related Article: E3 2014: Gamespot Full Match Videos & Demo Stream].

Answering questions about a possible return crossover between NetherRealm's two established fighting franchises - Boon leaned toward the negative, "I'd be hard-pressed to have a DC character as a downloadable character in Mortal Kombat X."

This, of course, goes against the grain of Scorpion making the leap to Injustice: Gods Among Us, but there's an explanation for that rooted in the differences between the two franchises. "The main reason is, I have no desire to cut Batman's head off. I have no desire to kill Superman."


No Rematch: Batman won't be evening the score with Scorpion in 2015.

2008's Mortal Kombat versus DC Universe infamously bumped up against the non-lethal traditions of DC superheroes. The solution: introducing "Heroic Brutality" as a survivable alternative to Fatality finishers, The compromise remains a contentious subject for the more bloodthirsty Mortal Kombat purists.

No such censorship was afforded to Kratos or Freddy Krueger -- 2011 guest characters who both faced the full force of Mortal Kombat's deadly violence. This compliance won't score either character a return visit, though. Boon scratched off the PS3-exclusive God of War on Twitter, where he's also discussed looking for something new [Related Article: Who's Next? Ed Boon's Mortal Kombat X Character Deadpool!].

Popular speculation ranges everywhere from near-misses like Sweet Tooth and Spawn -- to horror movie icons like Jason Voorhees and The Predator! While documenting references picked up by fans, Mortal Kombat Online threw an upcoming 2015 Warner film reboot that also poses interesting possibilities.

What's clear is that guest characters are here to stay. Ed Boon has frequently cited Freddy Krueger and Scorpion as the highest selling/most downloaded DLC of their respective games.

Think you know who the next guest fighter will be? Register to share your ideas on the Mortal Kombat X forum! Support the site by liking and sharing this story and others via @MK_Online and Facebook!

DetoxPosted: 07/15/2014 08:15 PMStatus ::


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RE: Evo 2014: Mortal Kombat X Guest Character Confirmed (Again)

Guests are great. Really hoping Sony manages to leverage a sweet tooth appearance for this game.

CassiesPatentedNutBusterPosted: 07/15/2014 08:16 PMStatus ::


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RE: Evo 2014: Mortal Kombat X Guest Character Confirmed (Again)

Ugh.

jimmykricketPosted: 07/15/2014 08:31 PMStatus ::


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RE: Evo 2014: Mortal Kombat X Guest Character Confirmed (Again)

cool I'll take Voorhees or Leatherface

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fijikungfuPosted: 07/15/2014 08:41 PMStatus ::


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Spawn would be an awesome guest.


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xysionPosted: 07/15/2014 09:24 PMStatus ::


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RE: Evo 2014: Mortal Kombat X Guest Character Confirmed (Again)

Hopefully only as DLC because not to waste development budget and time on the guest character.

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SwingBattaPosted: 07/15/2014 10:23 PMStatus ::


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Meh. Like the previous poster said, keep it DLC only instead of pissing away a main roster space.

CassiesPatentedNutBusterPosted: 07/15/2014 10:38 PMStatus ::


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RE: Evo 2014: Mortal Kombat X Guest Character Confirmed (Again)

I agree with what the two posters above me said.

KungLaodoesntsuckPosted: 07/15/2014 10:39 PMStatus ::


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xysion Wrote:
Hopefully only as DLC because not to waste development budget and time on the guest character.


This doesn't make any sense.

Even if the character wasn't DLC, time and effort still went into making that character. Characters don't just come from nowhere.

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Tazer_GunshotPosted: 07/15/2014 10:52 PMStatus ::


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RE: Evo 2014: Mortal Kombat X Guest Character Confirmed (Again)

I would very much like to see the creature from Jeepers Creepers to be the guest character. You know...the one that eats organs to become human

etuiseePosted: 07/15/2014 10:59 PMStatus ::


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CassiesPatentedNutBuster Wrote:
Ugh.

This ^

OptimusGrimePosted: 07/15/2014 11:44 PMStatus ::


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My only hope is that whatever guests are being lined up are from franchises that MK hasn't crossed over with yet. The shared universe that surrounds Mortal Kombat is already gigantic and anything that makes it bigger and crazier is, in my book, not only welcome, but desirable.

BADASS6669Posted: 07/15/2014 11:51 PMStatus ::


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Leatherface could be cool with some horrific chainsaw Fatalities! !!

I just want whoever it is to be DLC. No Playstation exclusive.

I'm buying the Season pass either way.

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MurcielagoPosted: 07/16/2014 03:33 AMStatus ::


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I welcome all guests with open arms. I want to taste the tears.

Soon....

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RedSumacPosted: 07/16/2014 05:02 AMStatus ::


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Generally I am against guest characters, but if comes to this, I hope this guest wouldn't be third-rate shitty serial killer from another mediocre movie franchise, like Voorhees or whathisname...

raidenthefridgePosted: 07/16/2014 05:20 AMStatus ::


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lol.

Prepare your anuses.

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ToxikPosted: 07/16/2014 07:21 AMStatus ::


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etuisee Wrote:
CassiesPatentedNutBuster Wrote:
Ugh.


This ^


That.

Jaded-RavenPosted: 07/16/2014 07:33 AMStatus ::


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raidenthefridge Wrote:
lol.



Prepare your anuses.


Mine always is. ;)

Anyways, Orchid from Killer Instinct would be my choice, though she would most likely just be Xbone exclusive.

Dante from DmC would be a nice choice too though, and he could easily fit into the whole Style Variations gameplay with his many different weapons and playstyles.

DVorahPosted: 07/16/2014 07:49 AMStatus ::


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DLC is the only option I'm not irritated by.

I really wouldn't mind Streetfighters Vega tho, but they probably give us that overused Ryu instead, there isn't a more bland character ever created.


projectzero00Posted: 07/16/2014 07:54 AMStatus ::


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Long as they're DLC and I'll have the option not to buy them, I'm ok.

Napalm1980Posted: 07/16/2014 07:58 AMStatus ::


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pls no dante. i don't think he would fit. hm... i would prefer predator but it won't happen:(

KungLaodoesntsuckPosted: 07/16/2014 08:05 AMStatus ::


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Jaded-Raven Wrote:
Dante from DmC would be a nice choice too though, and he could easily fit into the whole Style Variations gameplay with his many different weapons and playstyles.


If it's the other Dante we'll talk.

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Jaded-RavenPosted: 07/16/2014 08:24 AMStatus ::


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KungLaodoesntsuck Wrote:
Jaded-Raven Wrote:
Dante from DmC would be a nice choice too though, and he could easily fit into the whole Style Variations gameplay with his many different weapons and playstyles.




If it's the other Dante we'll talk.


The original Dante is too anime to fit into MK.

ShadalooPosted: 07/16/2014 10:38 AMStatus ::


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Fuck it, just unveil Jason Voorhees and get it over with. That's what all the mouthbreathers have been clamoring for for three years, and they're gonna get it.

It's not even a fucking mystery.


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KungLaodoesntsuckPosted: 07/16/2014 10:41 AMStatus ::


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RE: Evo 2014: Mortal Kombat X Guest Character Confirmed (Again)

Jaded-Raven Wrote:
KungLaodoesntsuck Wrote:
Jaded-Raven Wrote:
Dante from DmC would be a nice choice too though, and he could easily fit into the whole Style Variations gameplay with his many different weapons and playstyles.






If it's the other Dante we'll talk.




The original Dante is too anime to fit into MK.


So let's use the Dante everybody hates. Yup that makes perfect sense.

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