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Lost Kontent: 1995 Williams Bally/Midway ACME Event Footage

1995 was a massive time for the Mortal Kombat franchise. Dubbed the "year we make contact', '95 saw the much anticipated release of Mortal Kombat 3 as well as the Mortal Kombat movie! Both items were of feature at the Williams ACME event, which has recently resurfaced online thanks to an archival video by John Vogel! Check it out:

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!

Rumor: Spanish Voice Actor Exits Unannounced MK Game

There remains no official announcement for an expected follow-up to Mortal Kombat X or Injustice 2, but a disgruntled Mexican voice actor may have given the most public acknowledgement of something in the pipeline from Warner Bros.

In a story picked up by Gameinformer; Lalo Garza took to Twitter last week to voice displeasure over a disagreement with Spanish localization company Pink Noise Studios.

The company removed the actor, who voiced Kung Lao and Reptile for the Spanish language market, following an alleged professional dispute. Translated to English, Garza's original tweet laments: 'How sad that a company that wanted a lot ends up making decisions that affect both [myself and] you, the consumers. Goodbye Kung Lao and Reptile.' Despite using the "MortalKombatXI" hashtag, he later clarified that he does not know if the new project was a direct sequel to Mortal Kombat X.

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:

In Konversation: Brian Chard - Sound Designer & Writer

Way back in July, we learned resident Sound Designer Brian Chard would be parting ways with NetherRealm Studios.

For more than a decade, Chard has helped shape the worlds of Mortal Kombat through sound and spoken word. Since MK: Deception, he's been responsible for directing some of fandoms most combed moments. From Konquest Mode dialogues, to profound Mortal Kombat X Story Mode and Fight Intros -- Chard has helped give once silent arcade kombatants a voice.

Some months ago, Mortal Kombat Online contacted Mr. Chard to discuss Mortal Kombat X, his career at Midway and NetherRealm, and his recent departure from the developer. We're now pleased to present the complete conversation, which illuminates the development process, and Chard's candid thoughts on a variety of topics.

MKX DLC: Terminator & Halloween Guests Were Discussed

Even as hardcore fandom reignites debate over the legitimacy of guest characters in Mortal Kombat X; Creative Director Ed Boon has been discussing some of the franchise crossovers that never quite came to pass.

Speaking with IGN, Boon revealed characters from Terminator and Halloween were among the choices discussed at NetherRealm Studios: "We've tossed around a whole bunch of names, like The Terminator, or something like that. And for various reasons – whether it wasn't a match, or we just couldn't come to terms with it – they didn't happen."

MKX: Behind the Scenes as Downloadable Content Begins

They've revealed the downloadable characters in the Mortal Kombat X Kombat Pack - but they still have to make them! Creative Director Ed Boon has used Twitter to micro blog NetherRealm Studios' progress as the game goes gold, and production on bonus characters begins:

MKX: Behind The Scenes of Story Mode Motion Capture

Mokap won't be coming back in Mortal Kombat X -- but the art of motion capture continues to fuel escalating next generation technology that brings the action to life! Following their Kombat Kast spotlight - NetherRealm Studios offer a glimpse behind the wireframes of Chapter 1.

MKX: Behind the Scenes of Cassie Cage Brazilian Localization

As we saw with the announcement of the newest game - Mortal Kombat is a global phenomenon! Delivering the series to the world takes a lot of work, and musician Pitty has taken fans behind the scenes of the localization process for Mortal Kombat X. Assista e descubra:

MKX Kollector's Edition - Behind The Scenes with Coarse

"Gold Scorpion" is a key attraction of the Mortal Kombat X: Kollector's Edition, introducing a whole new aesthetic to the klassic ninja design. Bringing this slick, minimalist approach to the iconic series mascot is Coarse - a German duo known for the world their unique style has created. Go behind the scenes on their Mortal Kombat kollaboration to learn more:

MKO User Poll
Most Anticipated Movie Casting?
40.0%
Ludi Lin (Liu Kang)
20.0%
Joe Taslim (Sub-Zero)
20.0%
Tadanobu Asano (Raiden)
20.0%
Sisi Stringer (Mileena)
0.0%
Mehcad Brooks (Jax)