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Bruce Campbell Denies Mortal Kombat 11 Evil Dead DLC

Mortal Kombat 11 will gain six more characters when The Kombat Pack downloadable content is revealed in the coming months. Guest characters from other franchises will inevitably be part of that group, but according to Evil Dead star Bruce Campbell -- Ash Williams won't be one of the crossover killers!

Shaggy MK11 DLC Petition Approaches 200k Signatures

Since 1969, the animated adventures of great dane Scooby-Doo, and his mystery-solving pals, have entertained generations around the world. The cartoon has evolved in more recent times, spawning live-action spin-offs, and crossovers with everything from WWE to Twin Peaks. Even at its most supernatural and subversive, the show has always remained pretty kid-friendly -- so it's only natural fans have flocked to petition for Scooby's beatnik buddy, Shaggy, to join the cast of Mortal Kombat 11!

Ed Boon Avatar Change Sparks MK/DC Fan Speculation

An avatar change isn't usually considered news, but when there's a vacuum of reliable Mortal Kombat information, and you're franchise figurehead Ed Boon, your slightest tweak inspires special significance for 367,000 rabid followers!

As the 25th year of Mortal Kombat draws toward an end; Boon made the switch from a celebratory anniversary dragon logo [pictured below left], to something reflecting the two major franchises he oversees with NetherRealm Studios: Scorpion from Mortal Kombat X, and Batman of the DC Comics Injustice stable!

James Wan & Ed Boon Rebuff False Movie Reports

Fandom reacted strongly to recent widespread rumors about the Mortal Kombat movie reboot, and its reported cast of characters. The outcry has drawn an equally strong response from those close to the project, with producer James Wan, and NetherRealm Creative Head Ed Boon, shooting down various reports.

MK Movie Writer Kills Raiden & Sonya Rumors

Greg Russo is a writer currently tackling the next Mortal Kombat big screen reboot, but after a list of characters leaked, he's also been writing his fair share of rumor killing tweets!

The writer already addressed widespread rumors, shooting down their validity based on generations of the rewritten script, and inaccuracies in the original report. In his latest message to fans, Russo targeted two of the worrisome character changes since excised by the creative process.

Writer Greg Russo Responds to MK Movie Character Rumors

Reports of a rumored character list for the next Mortal Kombat movie have had everybody talking, but the most important voice may be Greg Russo's.

The writer of the film took to Twitter to respond to concerns raised by the leaked information, clarifying that the list was based on an earlier version of the script, and only partially accurate.

Ed Boon on Giant Bomb: Nothing to Announce at E3

Looks like Mortal Kombat 11 was a giant bomb at this year's E3 show. For night 2 of their E3 coverage, Giant Bomb hosts Jeff Gerstmann and Dan Ryckert had a sit-down meeting hosted a panel with several developers, including Ed Boon of NetherRealm Studios, Jacob Mikkelson and Sven Liebold of IO Interactive, and Eric Pope of Ubisoft.

Australian Retail Advertisement Includes Reptile in Mortal Kombat X?

As the April home console release of Mortal Kombat X draws near, fan mania is reaching new, fever pitched highs. The reveal of "a hell of a lot more" is on the horizon, but that won't stop the hysteria producing a few more bogies, along the way.

Australian retail chain JB Hi-Fi has fuelled speculation with the inclusion of Reptile into one of their banner house ads for the pre-order title [below]. This is a legitimate advertisement on an established major retailer, but not all is as it seems.

Interrogation: Is Kiefer Sutherland in Mortal Kombat - or not?

NetherRealm Studios Project Lead Ed Boon is tweeting down to something in June. The cryptic countdown hit 24 today, and it's got Gameinformer feeling just a little self-conscious.

Creative Director Dashes Wii U Mortal Kombat Virtual Console Hopes

It's been a rough ride for Mortal Kombat fans dedicated to Nintendo home consoles. From game 1, Nintendo fans have more often than not had the short end of the kombat stick. In 2012, Gameinformer ran a comparison of 16-bit era games, highlighting the steep superiority of the bloody Sega versions of MK. If for some reason you've still wanted to revisit those bloodless days -- don't hold your breath!

Series co-creator Ed Boon knocked out hopes for a Wii U Virtual Console rerelease, describing the odds as a definitive: "0.0%". [That, or 0.0% was his expression when anyone showed any interest in Nintendo ports.]

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)