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Next MK11 Kombat Kast Will Showcase Johnny Cage

After dedicating a week to MK Mobile; the next Kombat Kast will go deeper into Mortal Kombat 11 with a fighter soon to be revealed in the wee hours of the morning! Update: That fighter is from Venice, California - the one and only Johnny Cage!

Third Kombat Kast Stream Dives Into MK Mobile

NetherRealm Studios' hugely successful mobile app has rebranded in anticipation of a new wave of Mortal Kombat 11 inclusions. The free-to-play Mortal Kombat Mobile has already announced two MK11 characters and will take center stage during this week's Kombat Kast developer stream! As always, you can watch it live and react right here! Read on:

MK11 Valentine's Kombat Kast to Reveal Female Fighter

The next big Kombat Kast developer stream is almost upon us, and it's the perfect counter-programming for even the most love-filled St Valentine's Day! An unnamed female Mortal Kombat 11 fighter will be revealed -- and you can watch & react right here as it happens! Read on:

MK11 Kombat Kast Postponed Until Next Week

The first developer stream of the Mortal Kombat 11 cycle has been postponed due to extreme inclement weather. CBS Chicago forecasts the lowest temperatures to hit the windy city since 1985, with wind chill taking temperatures down to -50° in some areas! NetherRealm Studios issued a statement to Twitter, citing worker safety as they delay the stream for an additional week.

MK Online Interviews with NRS Developers

At Mortal Kombat 11: The Reveal in London, ]{0MBAT got a chance to interview the three NetherRealm Studios developers who attended the event—Erin Piepergerdes , Derek Kirtzic, and Shaun Himmerick! What we learned about MK11 can be found in the videos and summaries below.

Mortal Kombat 11 Evolution Featurette

Fans have learned to expect something new and different from every installment -- and Mortal Kombat 11 will be no exception! In this special Evolution featurette: the makers of Mortal Kombat explain some of what's new in 2019, with a closer look at graphics, gameplay, story, and the introduction of MK's first female boss - The Keeper of Time, Kronika!

FiGPiN Scorpion Collectible Coming Soon

Is it a figurine, is it a pin? FiGPiN specialize in collectibles that are a little bit of both. Their zinc alloy & enamel pins are already emblazoned with some of pop cultures biggest icons - and the first from Mortal Kombat is on its way soon! Read on for more details:

Frozen: NetherRealm Studios Mannequin Challenge

With almost no significant Injustice 2 news coming from NetherRealm Studios over the past few months, it's starting to feel as if time were standing still on the 2017 project. What would a frozen moment in the Mortal Kombat developer's lives look like? A lot like this, apparently:

Mortal Kombat XL PC Preview Stream - Monday

For PC gamers, the wait for Mortal Kombat XL is almost over! As previously reported, the update komplete with Kombat Pack 2 fighters and more is coming to PC platforms October 4th! Before it does - NetherRealm Studios will preview the update with a live stream!

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: