Spawn is the latest downloadable guest fighter to crossover in to Mortal Kombat 11. IGN has interviewed Ed Boon about the highly requested comic book character, learning more about the process that informed his latest video game incarnation. Take a look:
The Mortal Kombat 11 Pro Kompetition is finally set to culminate with Final Kombat 2020! The Top 16 final challenge will take place in Chicago this March. Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment and NetherRealm Studios have announced a massive lineup for the festivities, including special celebrity guests and a final chance qualifier tournament. Watch the trailer and read on for details:
Comic book icon Spawn is one of three guest characters still to come in future DLC for Mortal Kombat 11. Creator Todd McFarlane is never short for words and had plenty to say about what he's seen so far when he was interviewed at San Diego Comic-Con. Watch:
They've set a standard for high-quality action figure merchandise -- and now McFarlane Toys are teasing their next big license: Mortal Kombat! A blood spattered social media post only has two words to note, but they tell us everything we need to know:
Guest characters are a fact of modern fighting games, and we may have learned the first candidate for a Mortal Kombat 11 crossover slot. Spawn creator, publisher, and soon-to-be movie director, Todd McFarlane, has told a Reddit AMA he believes his creation is "on his way" to the 2019 release.
It's a testament to the staying power of the 90s juggernaut that -- despite having very little to do with the DC Comics Universe -- Spawn remains a popular fan choice for Injustice: Gods Among Us.
Never one to shy away from a fight with corporate powerhouses; Spawn creator Todd McFarlane quipped, "Get him in there!", when asked about the game at the recent Toy Fair.
On the hypothetical unlockable appearance, McFarlane joked with GamerFitNation: "And then he takes down everybody! ... Becomes the baddest ass in the whole bunch there."
There's certainly precedent for Spawn taking on the world of fighting games. In 2003, he was the Xbox exclusive character in Namco's Soulcalibur II. The comic book icon has also been the subject of his own exploits, fighting in games like: Spawn: The Eternal and Spawn: In The Demon's Hand.
Despite being one of comics' most famous independent creations, there have been two meetings between Spawn and the DC Universe. In 1994; Spawn/Batman [pictured top] brought the infernal anti-hero into conflict with The Dark Knight under the all-star creative team of Frank Miller and Todd McFarlane. If nothing else, the infamous crossover provided a knock-down, drag-out example of what might happen in a DLC Injustice meet-up. A second one-shot: Batman/Spawn: War Devil was also published by DC Comics.