Knowing who your opponent is, and what you're fighting for, are pretty important aspects of any battle -- and Mortal Kombat 1 is continuing in the tradition of setting up each and every fight with a dialogue exchange between characters. Watch all the intros from the recent demo:
Without quality gameplay a game just wouldn't be worth playing, but storylines and characterization give meaning to the fighting, and keep us coming back with ravenous curiosity. GameReactor recently went one-on-one with Story & Voice Over Director Dominic Cianciolo to uncover more about the highly anticipated story mode of Mortal Kombat 11!
Ever had a sense of deja vu? Would you like to..? Pre-match intro dialogues have become a font of character moments and story easter eggs. Mortal Kombat 11 is chattier than ever and IGN have a 7 minute sample starring the dynamic father-daughter duo of Johnny & Cassie Cage! Watch:
Later this week Kitana will face-off against Reptile in the next live stream Kombat Kast from NetherRealm Studios. Before the demo shows off the character's fighting variations, the developer is letting her do the talking against Cassie Cage in the latest pre-fight dialogue clip. Check it out:
You can bet there'll be a whole lot of fighting words to go around when Mortal Kombat X ships in the coming year [full story]! It's all thanks to an extensive pre-fight intro system that sees kombatants taunt, warn and threaten their opponents with personalized dialogues. The latest intro from NetherRealm Studios pits godly veteran Raiden against impetuous newcomers Ferra/Torr. Check it out below:
Mortal Kombat X is set to ramp up inter-character rivalries with each combination featuring a different pre-match exchange. Developer NetherRealm Studios previously released Cassie Cage vs Kotal Kahn - now we gain a glimpse of what's to come from Scorpion vs Quan Chi! Watch the dialogue below:
The complete roster of Mortal Kombat X characters is still a mystery - but when the game ships in 2015, we know each fighter will have plenty to say to his or her opponents! Unique pre-match dialogues have been of intense interest during convention previews, but typically muffled by the roar of the crowds. Following up on other examples; NetherRealm Studios used Instagram to offer a complete demo of character interaction between Cassie Cage & Kotal Kahn. Watch (and listen) below: