The prestigious Golden Joystick Awards have nominated the latest installment of Mortal Kombat for their Best Fighting Game of 2011 category against fierce competition such as Street Figher: Arcade Edition, Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and BlazBlue; amongst others vrying for the accolade.

"Go make your Votes count on Mortal Kombat's Nomination Page!"

The latest iteration of Mortal Kombat has already recieved tremendous critical acclaim as well as being the biggest selling game of April 2011 and one of the biggest sellers of the year thus far! In other superlatives, Mortal Kombat appeared at EVO 2011 and won the respect and audience, proving itself tournament worthy! The game has also been supported by Downloadable Content in the form of additional Characters and Costumes, which too has been met with positive reaction! All combined, this surely makes Mortal Kombat the best in the franchise yet and can certainly stand against it's peers in this generation!

"As well as being very much a ‘people’s choice’, the Golden Joystick Awards is also a fixture of the games industry’s calendar. It stands as one of the few opportunities outside of tradeshows like E3 and GamesCom for the vibrant industry to get together under one roof to celebrate and recognize the year’s greatest gaming achievements."

The GamesMaster Golden Joystick Awards 2011 Ceremony takes place on October 21st at the Westminster Bridge Park Plaza in the United Kingdom so be sure to cast your vote and spread the word!

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