IGN Wii has posted a transcript from a brief encounter with Mortal Kombat series co-creator, Ed Boon! In this new interview, Ed discusses the upcoming Nintendo Wii version of Mortal Kombat: Armageddon, which is currently scheduled to be released in early 2007 at an undisclosed exact date. It is hinted that MKA will be using the Wiimote to control the gameplay, and it seems the game's mechanics will be somewhat altered to fit the next generation console's strengths.

IGN Wii: How you would like to work the control mechanics in Mortal Kombat: Armageddon for Wii?

Ed Boon: I have a number of ideas that we are going to try out, but don't think we are at the point in development where we can talk about the details of how the control scheme is going to work. Our primary goal is to make the controls responsive, intuitive and novel. It wouldn't make sense to us not to offer a new gaming experience with such a dramatic new control mechanism.

Also touched upon in this interview is the possibility of classic MK games becoming playable on the Wii, as well as Ed's personal thoughts on the system itself.

IGN Wii: A major selling point of Nintendo's new Wii platform is its Virtual Console, which enables users to connect online and download -- for a price -- classic games from Nintendo and third parties. What are your thoughts about bringing over classic MK games to the Virtual Console?

Ed Boon: I would love to see that happen!

To read the complete interview, click here.

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