Fans of the cult classic rejoice! Mortal Kombat: Conquest is making its long awaited arrival on DVD thanks to Warner Brothers Home Entertainment!
Coming March 31st, 2015 -- this set marks the first complete home release in the United States since the show's original airing in 1998! 22 episodes appear on 4 discs [RRP: $39.98], featuring episodes starring versions of fan-favourite characters: Sub-Zero, Scorpion, Princess Kitana, Quan Chi, Reptile, Mileena, Rain, Noob Saibot and many more!
Decades before the Hollywood prequel trend - Mortal Kombat: Conquest told the ancient backstory to the tournament of the major motion picture!
Paolo Montalban stars as Kung Lao: a fighting monk destined to reign as Earthrealm's great Mortal Kombat Champion after defeating Shang Tsung (Bruce Locke) in the tournament final!
Guided by Raiden (Jeffrey Meek); Kung Lao honors the death of his beloved Geneviere Reyland (Jennifer Renton), re-establishing her trading post in the city of Zhuzin with the help of her former bodyguard, Siro (Daniel Bernhardt) and a thief imprisoned by her father, Taja (Kristanna Loken). The trio fight to defend themselves and the Earthrealm from the machinations of Shang Tsung, Shao Kahn, Quan Chi and many more!
“For decades, Mortal Kombat has proven its popularity past the video game realm into movies, an animated series and web series as well as this live-action television title,” said said Rosemary Markson, WBHEG Senior Vice President, TV Brand Management and Retail Marketing. “We are thrilled to release Mortal Kombat: Conquest for the first time ever on DVD for longtime fans to relive the action as well as introduce new generations to the prequel storylines and events that took place prior to the video games and movies.”
For fans who missed the series on its first run - it will be a fantastic opportunity to discover some intriguing ideas and coincidences! See the first time Shang Tsung & Quan Chi teamed in any context in the episode Unholy Alliance! Witness the first appearance of an ancient Outworld instructor named Master Cho! You'll even discover insectoid Amazonian warriors invading the realm long before D'Vorah in Kreeya!
From Jeffrey Meek's stunning turn as both Raiden and a paranoid, tempestuous Shao Kahn, to Adoni Maropis as Quan Chi - there is a lot to appreciate about this truly underrated series! Are you excited for the long awaited release? Register to share your thoughts on the Media & Merchandise forum! Help spread the news by sharing via Twitter & Facebook!