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Deadly Alliance Official Site launches soon
Midway's  Mortal Kombat mailing list has been sent out again to all subscribers announcing  that the official Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance  Website will launch very shortly. Here is an excerpt:

Anytime now the official MK:DA website will go live and you heard it here first. 

In the coming weeks look for more and more content to be added to the site, including: artist sketches, arenas, interviews and actual gameplay footage

The newsletter also has a mention that Midway has finally been given the green light from Sony to release MK: Deadly Alliance on the Playstation 2.  Also don't forget to check later today over at GameSpot as they should be releasing something of interest as part of their Fatality Fridays in February.
Fatality Fridays in February
Midway and Gamespot have joined up to bring you "Fatality Fridays" for the entire month of February. THE Content you've been waiting for is on it's way:

* Designer Diaries
* Exclusive story details
* World Premiere of the long awaited MK: Deadly Alliance preview video

As the release date for Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance approaches, expect to see more information released by Midway. We will keep you posted as things develop.

New picture of the deadly alliance
Midway has released another new image. This image shows the deadly alliance, Quan Chi and Shang Tsung standing together. Click below to see a bigger version:

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MK: Deadly Alliance logo and information revealed.
Midway Games has sent us tonight the official logo for Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance! Click on on our thumbnail for a large 1000 by 1313 pixel version. Shorty after we received the logo it was reported on GameSpot that Scorpion, Subzero, Raiden, Jax, Sonya, Reptile, Shang Tsung, and Quan Chi will return and that the the storyline will center around Quan Chi and Shang Tsung's quest for immortality. Check back soon for more updates.

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Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance Official Announcement.
Not that we didn't already know, but today Midway Games sent us the press release regarding Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance. This is the official title of the fifth Mortal Kombat installment. Here is an excerpt from the press release:
CHICAGO – January 28, 2002 Midway Games Inc. (NYSE: MWY), a leading software industry publisher and developer announced today that the official title for the all-new, next-generation version of the popular fighting game franchise will be Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance(TM). Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance is currently in development and scheduled to ship fall 2002 for the Xbox(TM) video game system from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube(TM), Game Boy® Advance and other next-generation gaming systems.

Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance marks the relaunch of the Mortal Kombat series with an all-new engine delivering punishing action that will reward long-time fans of the franchise as well as next-generation game lovers. The game features intense hand-to-hand and special-weapon combat, secret hidden moves and combinations with deadly body blows and fatalities.

"Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance is the next phase of the Mortal Kombat series that gamers have been waiting for,'' said Helene Sheeler, vice president of marketing, Midway. ``With all-new characters and worlds, never-before-seen features and a totally new fighting engine, Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance will set a precedent for all other next-generation fighting games to follow.''
 

Click here to view the press release in its entirety.