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NetherRealm Studios Open To Horror Movie Game

Since being acquired by Warner Brothers, the makers of Mortal Kombat have spent a lot of time thinking about other properties.

After developing the 2008 crossover Mortal Kombat versus DC Universe for Midway; the fighting game developer entered a new era of ownership, and a new decade with Mortal Kombat -- a game packaged with Kratos for PlayStation, and Freddy Kreuger as the first downloadable guest character.

The console exclusives may have ended with Sony's God of War mascot, but the proliferation of horror movie icons has continued. Freddy Kruger's nightmare appearance inveitably led to calls for Friday the 13th rival Jason Voorees. His Kombat Pack appearance opposite Predator - another recipe for the expected arrival of Alien in Kombat Pack 2. Whether or not obscure movie trivia connected the Xenomorph to Texas Chainsaw Massacre's Leatherface by accident, or by design -- the fourth guest in MKX was again a horror icon.

The perpetual fixation with horror movie monsters and slashers may be a tenuous link for the martial arts fighter, but the constant has inspired many calls for NetherRealm Studios to break-off their guests into a separate game for movie maniacs! GameInformer asked Ed Boon about the possibility during an interview at the ESL Season 3 Finals. The Creative Director was well armed to answer the question:

Mortal Kombat XL Box Art and Pre-Order

Mortal Kombat XL is bringing the komplete experience to home consoles in March! Hot on the heels of the announce trailer, Amazon released cover art and pre-order options.

Mortal Kombat X Mobile - Jason Challenge

Halloween is coming and the goose is getting fat, will you please put a penny in the old man's hat? If you haven't got a penny -- no problem! You can download the Mortal Kombat X Mobile app and play for free! If you did that over the Halloween weekend - you'll have come face-to-face mask with the inescapable terror of guest characters!!

Guide: Komplete Mortal Kombat X Brutality List

In Mortal Kombat X, finishing moves were brought into the final round with a brilliant reinventing of the Brutality! No longer just a furious flurry of fast flung fists - the moves are the ultimate coup de grace, transitioning directly from fight to fatality with devastating efficiency.

Brutalities challenge players to meet a variety of stipulations, ranging from the trivial - to the teeth grindingly specific. Some brutalities are arena based, character based, and some are completely hidden from players. Know how to finish your matches in style with a guide to all known brutalities.

Kommunity: Mortal Kombat X - Week In Kombat

The Black Dragon faction emerged victorious from the weekend's Orderrealm Invasion event. The boffins at NetherRealm Studios have crunched the numbers, compiling the clan win into an interesting infographic:

Mortal Kombat X: Kombat Klass - Jason Voorhees

The onset of new downloadable characters in Mortal Kombat X introduces new playing challenges. Whether you purchase Jason Voorhees, or merely face him online, you'll want to know the basic strategies involve. Time to enter the Kombat Klass

MKX DLC: Jason Voorhees Guest Fighter TV Spot

For those who've purchased The Kombat Pack - downloadable guest fighter Jason Voorhees has already been unleashed. For the unsuspecting public, a new TV Spot promotes the inclusion of the iconic Friday The 13th masked slasher. He's in Mortal Kombat X (in case you forgot).

MKX DLC: Jason Voorhees Kills in Official Trailer

Notorious Crystal Lake killer Jason Voorhees is stalking the next generation of young fighters in Mortal Kombat X! The unstoppable slasher features in a new trailer - available via The Kombat Pack tomorrow!

Mortal Kombat X: The Kombat Pack Trailer

Just when you thought The Predator was coming into view - the full Mortal Kombat X: Kombat Pack D:C stands revealed! Check out the new trailer with all four downloadable bonus characters and more details:

Jason Voorhees Revealed For Mortal Kombat X Kombat Pass

Beware! That Kombat Pass has a death curse! Jason Voorhees will stalk the forests of Mortal Kombat X as the first downloadable bonus character revealed for the 4-fighter pass.

Update (Apr. 25): Fans can now look forward to getting their hands on The Ultimate Horror Pack starting May 5th if they've purchased The Kombat Pack! For everybody else, the store will begin selling Jason and Vampiress Mileena, Kraken Reptile & Pharoah Ermac skins starting May 12th.