News Archive - February, 2016
MKX DLC: Kombat Kast Spotlights Alien - Today
Alien to feature on Developer Live Stream

In space no one can hear you scream, but scream you will when Alien arrives as part of Kombat Pack 2! In the next Kombat Kast, the developers will turn the spotlight on their fourth and final guest fighter. It goes live today (Thursday 25th) at 4:00CST streaming below:

The Xenomorph alien comes to Mortal Kombat X through a Tarkatan host, granting it new genetic traits including jagged teeth and retractable blades! It's a unique take on the classic movie monster, which will do kombat with franchise nemesis Predator, Jason Voorhees, Leatherface and the cast of Mortal Kombat XL, including Bo' Rai Cho and Tri-Borg! The possibility of the Alien making the crossover first solidified in speculation late last year.

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Fan Unlocks Hidden Mortal Kombat Arcade EJB Menus
Mortal Kombat Arcade Gives Up Longheld Secrets!
Over the top violence grabbed headlines, while iconic characters supported a multi-media empire -- but a history of secrets and mystery made Mortal Kombat the stuff of arcade legends. Some rumors were never true and others not so secret, but thanks to YourMKArcadeResource, one of the great mysteries of over twenty years has been brought back and uncovered!

Laid bare, the "EJB Menu" is found in at least the first three Mortal Kombat arcade games. Once input, the menu allows the user to access a variety of diagnostic menu functions, including leader board edits and character ending sequences.

As explained in YourMKArcadeResource's video [embedded above], initiating the EJB Menu requires a lengthy string of alternating block inputs by players 1 & 2:

Mortal Kombat EJB Menu Input:
P1 (5x), P2 (10x), P1 (x2), P2 (x1), P1 (x2), P2 (x3), P1 (x4)

Mortal Kombat II EJB Menu Input:
P1 (5x), P2 (10x), P1 (2x), P2 (8x), P1 (2x)

Mortal Kombat 3 EJB Menu Input:
P1 (5x), P2 (10x), P1 (3x), P2 (1x), P1 (2x), P2 (2x), P1 (3x), P2 (4x)

[Related Article: Lost Kontent: Mortal Kombat Arcade Manual Page 1]

The discovery is believed to be one of the first times the hidden menus have been accessed by fans! It accounts for at least one of the undiscovered secrets series co-creator Ed Boon has often cited.

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MKX DLC: Bo Rai Cho Developer Demo in Kombat Kast
The Drunken Master Returns! Bo Rai Cho revealed on next Kombat Kast!

He's the drunken master of the Mortal Kombat universe - and he's making a playable return in Kombat Pack 2! In the next Kombat Kast, the developers will turn the spotlight on Bo' Rai Cho. It goes live today (Thursday 18th) at 4:00CST streaming below:

Bo' Rai Cho was introduced as one of the new, martial arts traditional fighters of 2002's Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance. Fondly remembered for his unique, comic style - the character was voted by fans the most anticipated among Kombat Pack 2 characters [full story]. He makes a playable return in DLC and Mortal Kombat XL after an almost twenty year absence -- last accessible in 2006's Armageddon!

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MKX DLC: Leatherface Developer Kombat Kast Today
Live Stream to Demo Texas Chainsaw Massacre Mascot in MKXL

In mere hours NetherRealm Studios will offer a glimpse at Texas Chainsaw Massacre guest character Leatherface during the next Kombat Kast live stream. The developer demo begins at 4:00PM CST on Twitch, embedded below:

Leatherface is one of four feature film characters to be part of Mortal Kombat XL. The horror icon follows in the bloody footsteps of Jason Voorhees, and 2011 guest Freddy Kreuger. The chainsaw killer appears on MKXL covers.

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