Recent News
Woman sues Midway for son's death. Blames Mortal Kombat as the cause.
The associated press reported yesterday that Andrea Wilson from Norwalk Connecticut filed suit on November 22, 2000 against Midway Games who manufacture Mortal Kombat and other video games. Andrea Wilson claims that her son Noah and his friend were playing an arcade version of Mortal Kombat. Soon after Noah was wielded by a kitchen knife by his friend who Andrea claims was mocking the Mortal Kombat Arcade Game. 13 year old Noah died Nov. 22, 1997 just an hour after the incident. Noah and his friend were on their way to seeing Mortal Kombat: Annihilation. Here is an excerpt from part of the suit:

“Mortal Kombat was intentionally and/or negligently designed by defendant Midway to addict young viewers to its realistic violence through the use of virtual reality, while convincing these immature viewers that what they observed was only a game and no one would be harmed if these viewers 'played' out the violent acts they observed, notwithstanding the very real violence portrayed in the video game.â€?

To see the whole article click here. Do you think Mortal Kombat is to blame? Voice out your opinion in our message board. Thanks to mikemcd@afn.org for the news tip.

Merry Christmas! - Celebrating two years of Kombat Excellence!
Today marks the two year anniversary of MK5.org! Our popularity has sky-rocketed since we first made our appearance on the web. Starting out with just a few hits a week, we've expanded into the most talked about Mortal Kombat website in the world! Each day this site brings in over five-hundred unique visitors, and we only expect this number to grow as the fans gear ready for the release of Mortal Kombat 5 in 2001. Over our long reign of bringing news, rumors, and information to our readers, we have received recognition in such places like Ed Boon's website and even GamePro Magazine! It doesn't stop there. Our message board has brought in over 30,000 posts with fan's ideas for the next installment of Mortal Kombat! I would like to thank our entire staff and our readers for your continued support in making this website - The Voice of Mortal Kombat 5. Here's wishing you a wonderful holiday season!
Grid Chat at MK Netherealm
Earlier tonight The Mortal Kombat Netherealm hosted a chat with members of The Grid Development Team! No information on Mortal Kombat 5 was released. If you missed this event a log should be made available shortly at their website.
MK Annihilation airs on TBS this Thursday
On Thursday October 26, 2000 TBS Superstation will be airing Mortal Kombat Annihilation at 8:05 PM Eastern Time followed by the original film Mortal Kombat at 10:05 PM Eastern Time as part of their Movies For Guys Who Like Movies. Thanks to User LordJ from MK Revolution for the news tip.