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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:

Kommunity: Dying Light versus Mortal Kombat X?

Developers who play together - stay together. So the team at Techland probably didn't need to apologize when they were caught with blood red hands playing Mortal Kombat X!

WBIE & NetherRealm Studios Boost CEO MKXL Prize Pool

NetherRealm Studios may have moved on to their DC superhero sequel Injustice 2, but they want fans to know they aren't abandoning their 2015 best seller: Mortal Kombat X! Thanks to Warner Brothers, they're putting their money where their collective mouth is - adding $10,000 to the CEO prize total!

MKX DLC: Kombat Kast Spotlights Alien - Today

In space no one can hear you scream, but scream you will when Alien arrives as part of Kombat Pack 2! In the next Kombat Kast, the developers will turn the spotlight on their fourth and final guest fighter. It goes live today (Thursday 25th) at 4:00CST streaming below:

MKX DLC: Bo Rai Cho Developer Demo in Kombat Kast

He's the drunken master of the Mortal Kombat universe - and he's making a playable return in Kombat Pack 2! In the next Kombat Kast, the developers will turn the spotlight on Bo' Rai Cho. It goes live today (Thursday 18th) at 4:00CST streaming below:

MKX DLC: Leatherface Developer Kombat Kast Today

In mere hours NetherRealm Studios will offer a glimpse at Texas Chainsaw Massacre guest character Leatherface during the next Kombat Kast live stream. The developer demo begins at 4:00PM CST on Twitch, embedded below:

MKX DLC: Sunday Kombat Kast Opens Cyber Initiative

Fans voted him the most anticipated new character of Kombat Pack 2! Now Tri-Borg is ready to be the first downloadable character to get out of the rank! Fans can tune in for a special sneak peak from NetherRealm Studios this Royal Rumble Sunday, January 24th!

Mad Jax: NetherRealm Pay Homage to Avalanche Studios

If you weren't watching the web last month, you may have missed this bad ass NetherRealm Studios tribute to Avalanche Studios' Mad Max! Check Jax out below: