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SDCC: Paris Jackson Cosplays Sonya at Comic-Con

Model and musician Paris Jackson brought a touch of Mortal Kombat to San Diego Comic-Con this week, attending the event in full costume as Sonya Blade! She shared photos of her outfit via Twitter and Instagram accounts. Click thumbnails to enlarge below:

When The Disaster Artist Met Mortal Kombat

In 2002, Mortal Kombat embarked upon an exciting new era for the series' first major release of the new millennium: Deadly Alliance.

Kombat was completely revolutionized with a diversified roster of distinct characters, all-new fighting style mechanics, and the unlockable treasure trove of The Krypt! They were exciting times for the fighting game dynasty, but by no means unique in their scope of ambition.

In 2003, the movie world was confronted with its own daring new take on the independent film drama. A movie so unconventional it tore the rule book apart, offering much to be discovered and unlocked within the confines of The Room.

If you haven't been part of the movie's growing cult following, and don't know who writer/director/star Tommy Wiseau is - you soon will!

Like Ed Wood before him; Wiseau has turned creative calamity into a curious case of cult stardom. He is himself the subject of a major biopic film release, but this is merely the extra thirty minutes to a full hour of fame achieved in the past. Oh hi, point to all this.

In 2010, The Room inspired a fan-made point-and-click Flash game that caught the attention of TIME and Wired. It was around that time that Machinima unleashed TW upon a wider gaming audience with The Tommy Wi-Show. At long last TW found his calling as a Mortal Kombat streamer. Be advised: some content may contain offensive language. Watch:

Mortal Kombat Funko Pop! Vinyl Coming Soon

Rumors of their impending arrival have been swirling for the last few months. Today: Funko have officially confirmed the coming of collectible Mortal Kombat Pop! vinyl figures!

They'll be here just in time for Christmas, with a core roster of five super-deformed figurines based on: Sub-Zero, Scorpion, Raiden, Kitana and Liu Kang! There will also be four store exclusive figures, including Goro! Read on for details:

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.

13th Dimension Previews DC Comics Mortal Kombat X #6

Despite its robust story mode; Mortal Kombat X leaves many stones unturned across its 25 year saga of war and redemption! Fortunately, DC Comics continues to fill in the gaps with its top selling digital and print serials. 13th Dimension has an illuminating preview for Mortal Kombat X #6 - where Sub-Zero is dealing with one of his secrets.

Kommunity: Fans Rally For Mortal Kombat X Kollector's Art Book

When Warner Bros. revealed their Mortal Kombat: Kollector's Edition back in 2011 - it was a revelation. Stuffed with extras; the various packaged specials helped make Mortal Kombat the highest selling installment in franchise history!

Fans clearly remember it fondly.

With the announcement of Mortal Kombat X: Kollector's Edition - one key omission from the extras line-up has sparked a groundswell for change from within the fan kommunity - and beyond it.

Mortal Kombat Online has learned from reliable sources that various project artists were disappointed their work would not be immortalized in print for the current project. This echoes a chorus of cries from vocal fans - eager to hold a physical record beyond in-game and online images.

When asked by a fan about prospects of a book, long time Moral Kombat Designer John Vogel noted: "... it would be a shame if there wasn't one".

The Art of Mortal Kombat collector's book set a simple but effective benchmark, taking players deep inside the creative process by showcasing the work of various NetherRealm Studios conceptual artists.

Across the many fighting games - Mortal Kombat has demanded some of the most aggressive design revamps of any series. Despite the iconic status of many of its characters, few remain visually similar, undergoing sometimes radical aesthetic changes from game to game. This adds even greater value to the visual record published in art book form, capturing a snapshot in the evolution of the various fighters. It's a quality many fans of the series respond to - and something Mortal Kombat Online can also get behind.

Marcus Fenix Was Considered for Mortal Kombat Guest Spot

The phenomenon of guest characters in fighting games won't be dissipating any time soon. 2015's Mortal Kombat X is already slated for a fresh batch of franchise intruders -- big business, based on the monetary success of Freddy Kreuger (Mortal Kombat) and Scorpion (Injustice: Gods Among Us) downloadable content.

In spite of fan controversies; the intrinsic intrigue of popular characters in places they wouldn't ordinarily belong has proved a powerful draw. While speculation runs rife for the next wave of Kombat challengers -- revelations of past possibilities remain a hot topic of fresh relevance! Cult support has built around 2011 near-miss Sweet Tooth, while the willingness of Spawn creator Todd McFarlane has inspired its own following.

Imaginative fans can now add Marcus Fenix of the Gears of War series to the list - revealed today as another crossover considered for 2011's Mortal Kombat reboot!

Warner Bros. Steam Sale - 75% off Mortal Kombat & Injustice

This weekend is the time to save on games with the Warner Bros. Publisher Weekend Sale!

Mortal Kombat: Komplete Edition and Injustice: Gods Among Us can be yours at a staggering 75% saving -- just $4.99 & $7.99 respectively!

Mortal Kombat: Komplete Edition packs in all the extras released for the 2011 reboot fighting, including downloadable characters: Kenshi, Skarlet, Rain & Freddy Krueger! For full system requirements refer to the original release update.

You've got until Monday, September 22nd to grab a digital bargain on the Steam store! Fans looking for Mortal Kombat: Arcade Kollection won't have any luck. It was pulled from Steam at the beginning of the month [full story].

Mortal Kombat: Komplete Edition Steam Patch

Fans playing Mortal Kombat: Komplete Edition on PC over the past few days may have noticed a Steam update rolling out from the boffins at NetherRealm.

The patch addresses several niggling issues revolving around visual display and basic functionality. According to Steam: the fix includes updates to peripheral support, online mode fixes, and general performance improvement.

    Steam Update (July 23, 2014):
  • Updated the game launcher
    • Added video card selection option
      • Fixes auto-detection problems on laptops with Optimus technology
      • Solves performance issues for many laptops with dual GPUs
      • Added support for letterbox display toggle
      • Fixes problems with 4:3 and 5:4 aspect ratios
  • Several performance optimizations
    • Changed video settings options
      • Added ability to toggle memory restriction
      • Removed region lock for multiplayer matchmaking
    • Allows for a larger pool of online players
      • However, very long distance matches may experience slower network performance
  • Improvements to online multiplayer
    • Fixed issues with Private Matches
    • Updated KOTH
    • Fixed multiplayer crashes
  • Fixes and updates for several peripherals
  • Removed microphone support from voice chat
    • Players may use Steam Chat

Evo 2014: 2013 MK World Champion DJT Ready To Defend Title

Mortal Kombat returns to Las Vegas later today in a side tournament already eclipsing some of the official Evo World Championship events!

The unofficial event is the product of the hard work by players turned organizers: Pig of the Hut & Claude Von Stroke! Together they've assembled some of the world's best Mortal Kombat (2011) players for a fourth year of double elimination kombat! With prizes from Mortal Kombat Online [full story], NetherRealm Studios, and a crowd sourced pot in excess of $2000.00 -- the players will have plenty of reasons to take the competition seriously!

2-time Evo World Champion PerfectLegend talked to us about his goals for 2014. Chief among them: his search for redemption against 2013 World Champion - DJT. We went to the defending champion, who confirmed his return, and responded to Perfect Legend's challenge.

I think it will be tight to play [PerfectLegend] again. He beat me Evo 2011, I beat him Evo 2013. It will be interesting. I feel confident that I will win. We run into each other like any top player would think. I think me and Perfect Legend would make a good Grand Final for MK.

A lot of our community doesn't play MK seriously anymore, but I will try and play my best. I still got to defend my title! I definitely want to get at least Top 8 so I can one of those MKX shirts. So GDLK!

I definitely have a good chance at winnin,g because all I need is the net and the dream!! Also: I can't wait till MKX, bro!

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