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No Immediate Plans for Mortal Kombat Sequel or DC Crossover

NetherRealm Studios will always be known as the developer responsible for Mortal Kombat, but if you thought their shift to a fighting game based on the characters of DC Comics was groundwork for a future crossover -- you'd be wrong!

CVG are reporting comments from NetherRealm Creative Director Ed Boon, who says development of Injustice: Gods Among Us as a separate series will likely prevent any future meeting between the two franchises.

Never say never, of course, but we loved how our last Mortal Kombat game was strictly Mortal Kombat. And when you think about it, the last Mortal Kombat game we did, it really had the essence of the series more so than any other game in years.

With Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe, there's two pretty different audiences; one which wants to see violence and blood, and there's another that wants to see grand superhero moments. We were kind of balancing on a fence trying to accommodate both audiences with Mortal Kombat vs. DC.

Liu Kang battles Flash in Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe.

From Sprite to Screen: How Mortal Kombat Invaded Hollywood

Following widely reported plot rumors from the upcoming movie; Mortal Kombat Online yesterday reflected upon the trials and tribulations that face video game adaptations, and Mortal Kombat's trailblazing pedigree in the area [read on].

Through the course of this discussion, we included an excerpt from the Jamie Russel written book, Generation Xbox: How Video Games Invaded Hollywood.

Described as "a story of disaster, triumph and [Angelina] Jolie in hot pants," the book recounts the twenty year relationship between Hollywood and the interactive medium. Containing extensively researched anecdotes and tales from the people involved, [Russel] includes a meaty section regarding Larry Kasanoff and Paul W.S. Anderson's important journey to making Mortal Kombat -- still one of the most succesful game-based films to date.

At the end of last month, we gave away digital copies of the book to followers of our Twitter account (@MK_Online). Now, with permission from the publisher, we present the complete Mortal Kombat extract from Chapter 5: It's A-Me, Mario. For more details about the book, visit the authors website.

Mortal Kombat: Legacy at Comic-Con 2011!

After a long and much anticipated wait, the final episode of Mortal Kombat: Legacy was released yesterday at the San Diego Comic-Con International.

Netherealm Studios Shirts Now Available
Mortal Kombat co-creator Ed Boon posted on his Twitter account that Netherealm Studios T-shirts are now available for purchase.
To see the original Twitter post, click here. No word as of yet where they can be purchased.
Ed Boon Posts Character Teaser Image!

In support of Shao Kahn's recent battle in Gamespot, Ed Boon himself rallied the cause via his Twitter account, promising to confirm a character or give a new screenshot. Today, he posted a small portion of this said character.

Second Mortal Kombat Trailer over at IGN

IGN has just published a new interview with series creator Ed Boon along with a CGI trailer from the upcoming Mortal Kombat game. Below are a few excerpts from the interview.

Kotaku Interviews Ed Boon About the Future of Mortal Kombat

Kotaku has posted an intriguing article where they interview Ed Boon about the future of Mortal Kombat, Life after Midway Games and what's in store for Netherrealm Studios. Below are a few excerpts of interest.

Chicago Nows GameSmith Interviews Ed Boon

GameSmith: It seems like there is a lot of buzz from the media and fans about this new reboot of Mortal Kombat.
Ed Boon: Yeah, there's this whole resurgence, retro thing going on. Street Fighter just recently had a lot of success going back to its roots. Sonic the Hedgehog is coming back. And now MK. So in a way I feel like the planets are aligned. We just happened to want to do a reboot at the same time. There's sort of a lightning strike situation going.

Ed Boon Reveals Scrapped MK Game: Mortal Kombat: Fire and Ice!

Recently, Game Informer caught up with series co-creator Ed Boon and touched on a subject unknown to most. Following the release of Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks Paradox Studios was slated to do another game featuring rivals Scorpion and Sub-Zero called Mortal Kombat: Fire And Ice. The game apparently would have played somewhat similar to Shaolin Monks, but due to funding the concept was eventually abandoned.

Mortal Kombat In Hyper Magazine Summary

Last week it was revealed that the upcoming Mortal Kombat game would be making a featured appearance in Australia's Hyper magazine. Today we report on the material covered within this magazine. Though not much new is mentioned, the magazine contains several images featuring the likes of Sektor and Reptile as well as a high quality artwork of Raiden. In addition, there is a timeline of Mortal Kombat's history.

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