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Bruce Campbell Denies Mortal Kombat 11 Evil Dead DLC

Mortal Kombat 11 will gain six more characters when The Kombat Pack downloadable content is revealed in the coming months. Guest characters from other franchises will inevitably be part of that group, but according to Evil Dead star Bruce Campbell -- Ash Williams won't be one of the crossover killers!

Data-Mining Reveals Possible Mortal Kombat 11 DLC

Mortal Kombat 11 is now officially available, but that doesn't mean its given up all of its secrets! So far Shang Tsung is the only one of six characters announced for the upcoming Kombat Pack. The downloadable content is sold separately and as part of premium editions, but data mined from the game's code may have illuminated what else is coming down the pike. Warning! This report may contain spoilers:

Shaggy MK11 DLC Petition Approaches 200k Signatures

Since 1969, the animated adventures of great dane Scooby-Doo, and his mystery-solving pals, have entertained generations around the world. The cartoon has evolved in more recent times, spawning live-action spin-offs, and crossovers with everything from WWE to Twin Peaks. Even at its most supernatural and subversive, the show has always remained pretty kid-friendly -- so it's only natural fans have flocked to petition for Scooby's beatnik buddy, Shaggy, to join the cast of Mortal Kombat 11!

Todd McFarlane Thinks Spawn Will Be in Mortal Kombat 11

Guest characters are a fact of modern fighting games, and we may have learned the first candidate for a Mortal Kombat 11 crossover slot. Spawn creator, publisher, and soon-to-be movie director, Todd McFarlane, has told a Reddit AMA he believes his creation is "on his way" to the 2019 release.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Injustice 2 Gameplay Trailer

They're the hotly anticipated four-in-one special combo that concludes Injustice 2's Fighter Pack 3! The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are finally here in the new gameplay trailer!

Raiden Strikes in Injustice 2 Mobile

Lightning never strikes twice, but thanks to Injustice 2 Mobile it can strike wherever you want if you've unlocked Raiden!

Hi-Res Injustice Raiden & Black Lightning Artwork

Injustice 2 continues to grow thanks to Fighter Pack 2 and the latest addition of not one - but two new characters! You've already seen them in action in the exciting introduction trailer -- now take a closer look at Raiden and Black Lightning by clicking to enlarge these high quality images supplied by Warner Brothers and NetherRealm Studios!

Mortal Kombat X Mobile - Freddy Krueger Challenge

He wears a dirty brown hat, he's horribly burned, he has razors on his right hand. America's favourite bastard son of a hundred maniacs is back! Freddy Krueger has the brains, but you've got the Mortal Kombat X Mobile free-to-play challenge! Don't sleep - play with power to unlock him now!

Neo Was Nearly The One For Mortal Kombat

The search for the perfect guest character is an art of balancing license availability, and the will to create a suitable game version. NetherRealm Studios may seem indiscriminate in their ever expanding collection of crossover fighters, but as Ed Boon told Gameinformer in a recent interview, the vetting process sees many characters disqualified.

Ed Boon Discusses Guest Fighters Past, Present, Future

As speculation over Mortal Kombat X's content future defiantly simmers post-MKXL; GameInformer have tapped into the always engaging, often contentious subject of guest characters - past, present and future.

Ed Boon revealed the best selling downloadable characters of the most recent game were Alien and Predator. It follows a trend started by Freddy Kreuger and Scorpion, who topped DLC sales in Mortal Kombat (2011) and Injustice: Gods Among Us respectively.

Mortal Kombat X featured the most downloadable characters of any NetherRealm Studios fighting game to date: eight in total. Four of those were guest fighters, meaning the combative Alien vs Predator mega-franchise trumped classic horror icons Jason Voorhees (Friday the 13th) and Leatherface (Texas Chainsaw Massacre) in latest sales. That fact hasn't stopped Ed Boon being open to the idea of a dedicated horror fighting game [full story].