Tournament 2013: Who is the Supreme Mortal Kombat Champion?
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RE: Tournament 2013: Who is the Supreme Mortal Kombat Champion?
06/05/2013 02:57 PM EDT
Ooh, interesting match-up. For one, I will state, I really wanted to like Nitara when I got the chance to play as her, but she came out to be a real disappointment in the end. I wanted her to return in Deception, however, she never did. I disliked her story greatly, I wanted her to have some awesome story on why she's in Deadly Alliance, and instead we get some magical orb that she needs to obtain but she can't get it because it's in lava... Really? Really?

Her fatality was an utter disappointment, the first vampire brought to the series and we get this... I have to go with Cyrax, despite that he's not that great either towards me, but at least there are some decent things about him that I like.
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06/05/2013 07:21 PM EDT
Both is very interesting characters,Cyrax,with one side,looks like good and so entertaining,because he was work on a Lin Kuei,and should be on a side Jax and Sonya(http://youtu.be/uUjwsoFekxg),but,with second side,he was relentless and the side of Shao Kahn.Nitara is sexy vampire,but,she is a group later recruits,Cyrax is better because is Cyber outside with any cybernetic might
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RE: Tournament 2013: Who is the Supreme Mortal Kombat Champion?
06/05/2013 08:50 PM EDT
Cyrax because he has seen more than nitara imo. First his soul is trapped in a cyborg, something he fought against but was subdued. Let's not forget about his little "sand problem" in mk3. Next he becomes trapped again, this time in outworld. That sucks.

Nitara is also trapped within outworld but it's different. Her world is one with outworld, not separated. Plus I hate how she and Reptile sort of have the same goal but she only used Reptile for her own interest. He should kick her ass.

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06/06/2013 01:08 AM EDT

Hollywood will always remember him as a powerhouse player of the late eighties/early nineties action movie box office. In his heyday, Johnny Cage could sell tickets by name alone -- elevated from the cult status that established him in classics like; Every Dog Has Its Day and the hard-hitting Dragon Fist series. A string of formulaic appearances (Massive Strike, Cage Match) earned Cage the ire of almost every critic in town. As the pressure mounted, it seemed as if the infallible hero was about to crack.

As Cage entered his infamous unannounced sabbatical in 1992; the action star's reputation was ripe for assassination. With his star plummeting, many accused the actor of resorting to stunt doubles and movie magic to simulate the real-life feats he was (supposedly) no longer capable of. Gossip magazines reported rumors of massive weight gain, mental instability, substance abuse, and even open-heart surgery. Little did anyone know -- his time away from the spotlight would create a second act for the Venice icon, and a new height in his creative career.

Upon his return; Cage shocked and silenced critics with a reinvention courtesy of his own creation. Mortal Kombat was a different kind of action movie, filled with fantasy imagery and a modern take on classic Hong Kong cinema. Twenty years ago; the first in the series -- written and produced by Cage -- destroyed records for an opening weekend in the final week of Summer. Filmed in record time and with a low budget, it was the breakout hit of the year.

To this day -- the Mortal Kombat franchise is a household name, but in typical Johnny Cage style, over indulgence threatened to undermine his success. While many look to the original sequel - Mortal Kombat II - as the defining moment in the franchise; the rapid creation of a series led to eroding returns. MK3 received mixed reviews, described by many as a repetitive and uninspired sequel too far removed from 1 & 2. The introduction of early digital effects in MK4 only made matters worse as Hollywood action began to drastically transform. An infamous string of new cuts to MK3 built on the entrenchment of the home video market, but the series was destined for hiatus.

The 10th anniversary of MK would see the series undergo a radical reinvention. Daring to continue the story, it was a watershed moment, built largely on the partnership of Cage and new collaborator, Mokap. The Chicago personality brought new life to the project in Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance, but as the call for more sequels continued, the Cage/Mokap relationship began to break down. Eventually, the two entered bitter legal proceedings as Cage and his production neared bankruptcy, and Mokap claimed ownership of the ideas that reinvented the brand. The winner of this gruelling battle would determine supremacy over the franchise, but the true decision and continued success of either Cage or Mokap would rest in the court of public opinion. [Continued Next Issue]


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RE: Tournament 2013: Who is the Supreme Mortal Kombat Champion?
06/06/2013 01:16 AM EDT
I actually do like Mokap more than I like Cage, so I'll vote on this one just as a show that Mokap does have at least one fan. lol

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RE: Tournament 2013: Who is the Supreme Mortal Kombat Champion?
06/06/2013 01:58 AM EDT
Gotta vote Cage. Cage is just so damn cool.

But I do like Mokap too.
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RE: Tournament 2013: Who is the Supreme Mortal Kombat Champion?
06/06/2013 02:41 AM EDT
Vote goes to Cage.Not really a fan of Mokap...
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RE: Tournament 2013: Who is the Supreme Mortal Kombat Champion?
06/06/2013 03:07 AM EDT
My last few votes would have gone to Sonya, Hsu Hao and Nitara.

This one goes to Mokap! I absolutely love him!
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RE: Tournament 2013: Who is the Supreme Mortal Kombat Champion?
06/06/2013 06:46 AM EDT
Johnny Cage. glasses
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RE: Tournament 2013: Who is the Supreme Mortal Kombat Champion?
06/06/2013 07:46 AM EDT
Before MK9 it was a tie. After MK9 - Cage.
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RE: Tournament 2013: Who is the Supreme Mortal Kombat Champion?
06/06/2013 09:31 AM EDT
JOHNNYYY CAGEEEE!

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06/06/2013 11:38 AM EDT
Johnny Cage because he ́s in all the most interesting,long time there,long time every might and great moves,as well as a fictional character Hollywood actors.Mokap is a worst and funniest character who`s i ever see in a Mortal Kombat,and definitly is not better than Johnny!!!
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RE: Tournament 2013: Who is the Supreme Mortal Kombat Champion?
06/06/2013 11:56 AM EDT
Mokap's gonna get caged glasses
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RE: Tournament 2013: Who is the Supreme Mortal Kombat Champion?
06/06/2013 12:37 PM EDT
Mokap, man. He's the bomb.
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RE: Tournament 2013: Who is the Supreme Mortal Kombat Champion?
06/06/2013 01:15 PM EDT
Johnny boiiiiiii

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06/06/2013 01:57 PM EDT
I'm surprised at how well Mokap is doing. I was expecting an almost unanimous vote in favour of Cage. I always figured Mokap was generally the least liked character in the series.
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RE: Tournament 2013: Who is the Supreme Mortal Kombat Champion?
06/06/2013 03:58 PM EDT
Johnny Boy because.....

you know


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RE: Tournament 2013: Who is the Supreme Mortal Kombat Champion?
06/06/2013 04:35 PM EDT
Johnny Cage. Not that I'm a huge fan of his but Mokap should never be in another MK. I get the joke but yea, never again.
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RE: Tournament 2013: Who is the Supreme Mortal Kombat Champion?
06/06/2013 05:19 PM EDT
Mokap

Do you guys know the history behind this guy? He's freaking Carlos Pesina in the "flesh" for crying out loud, the guy that practices over 20 martial arts fighting styles and motion captures most, if not all, of the characters movesets in the 3D era of MK. He also made Raiden look fucking awesome in the mk1-mkT days (THE HAT WAS DESTROYED....NOOOOOOOO).

And get this, his brother, Daniel Pesina, played Johnny Cage in MK1-2, but the idiot was fired for promoting a rival fighting game using his MK2 Johnny sprites. What a fucking moron lol.

So here's to Carlos Pesina, Mr. Old School Raiden, Mokap, the freaking future of MK. Love you Carlos...you stuck by MK unlike your evil brotherfurious
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06/06/2013 09:06 PM EDT
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Mokap

Do you guys know the history behind this guy? He's freaking Carlos Pesina in the "flesh" for crying out loud, the guy that practices over 20 martial arts fighting styles and motion captures most, if not all, of the characters movesets in the 3D era of MK. He also made Raiden look fucking awesome in the mk1-mkT days (THE HAT WAS DESTROYED....NOOOOOOOO).

And get this, his brother, Daniel Pesina, played Johnny Cage in MK1-2, but the idiot was fired for promoting a rival fighting game using his MK2 Johnny sprites. What a fucking moron lol.

So here's to Carlos Pesina, Mr. Old School Raiden, Mokap, the freaking future of MK. Love you Carlos...you stuck by MK unlike your evil brotherfurious


Yeah, we all know this stuff...but that doesn't mean he needed to be a playable character in the games. (Or rather, he didn't need to be TWO playable characters. Carlos was already Raiden, he didn't need a second identity)

I mean, do you know what Mokap's storyline is? "I'm just a guy who works on Johnny Cage's movies." He doesn't have anything to do with realms or saving the world or any of that stuff. And he and Blaze didn't even have a Fatality or alt costume or weapon style. So he's not even complete.

He's just...like, if he had been created for MK9 instead of for Deadly Alliance, he'd just be an opponent you'd fight in one of the Challenge Tower's joke missions like The Director or Stuntman. And that'd be fine, nobody would be mad at that. But as a playable character, he's just using up a slot that could've gone to someone "real", like...I dunno, Sektor, Noob, or Sareena, who all got booted down to being in the Gameboy version of DA instead of on the consoles.
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06/06/2013 09:32 PM EDT
^^^ that's understandable, but those were my reasons for voting for mokap. Just thought I take a different approach since there is no competition against Johnny in the other fields. At least I backed up my reasons so no one thinks I'm hating on Johnny, who is freaking awesome I might add. Technically mokap(Carlos) is everyone. Without motion capture there would be no mk 3D era :D.

SN: Most actors did have multiple identities back in the day . To name a few:

Ho Sung Pak - Lui KangMK1; Shang SungMK1(DONT QUOTE ME)
Richard Divizio - KanoMK1&3; KabalMK3; Barack ObomaMK2grin; Shang SungMKM lol
Sal Divita - ScorpionMKM; MK2ninjas Cyber ninjas(I remember the sweaty face statement lol)
John Turk - Bi-HanMKM; MK3-MKTninjas
Need I keep going?
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RE: Tournament 2013: Who is the Supreme Mortal Kombat Champion?
06/06/2013 09:44 PM EDT
Troll vote for Mokap.

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RE: Tournament 2013: Who is the Supreme Mortal Kombat Champion?
06/06/2013 10:36 PM EDT
Johnny, because I liked him in the latest game. And he's one character that tried to help promote a rival game.

Hee hee, what a sonofabitch he is.
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RE: Tournament 2013: Who is the Supreme Mortal Kombat Champion?
06/06/2013 10:54 PM EDT
Mokap.
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RE: Tournament 2013: Who is the Supreme Mortal Kombat Champion?
06/07/2013 12:30 AM EDT

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