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Mortal Kombat 1

The 12th mainline entry in Warner Bros' franchise, Mortal Kombat 1 is set to be a soft reboot. Along with staples like a single-player campaign and online multiplayer, the 2023 game will also introduce Kameo Fighters.

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Mortal Kombat
September 19, 2023
NetherRealm Studios
Warner Bros. Games
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Mortal Kombat 1 Roster Adding Reptile and More

A new trailer for Mortal Kombat 1 released at EVO 2023 reveals the return of classic character Reptile alongside other fighters from the series’ past.

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How Baraka's New Character Bio and Look in Mortal Kombat 1 Can Impact the Game's Narrative

Baraka has always been a minor antagonist in the MK series, but with Mortal Kombat 1 flipping the script, he could end up being a major player.

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Mortal Kombat 1 Reveals Ultra-Violent Johnny Cage Fatality

During a hands on demo at the Evo 2023 event, Mortal Kombat 1 players discover one of Johnny Cage's cheeky ultra-violent fatalities.

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Mortal Kombat 1 Makes Important Change Based on Fan Feedback

Mortal Kombat 1 has made an important change to its gameplay based on the feedback given by fans during various early access tests.

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Mortal Kombat 1's Big Threat is a Complete Mystery, and That's Exciting

For the first time in a long time, Mortal Kombat 1's story is being kept fairly secret, and the mystery of its central antagonist is very exciting.

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The Goriest Fatalities Revealed for Mortal Kombat 1 So Far

One of the main staples of the franchise and always a crowd-pleaser, Mortal Kombat 1's Fatalities already look like some of the best in the series.

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Ed Boon Teases Another Returning Mortal Kombat 1 Character

Ed Boon is hinting at yet another classic character returning in Mortal Kombat 1, one that has been on fans' wish lists since the game's announcement.

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Why [SPOILERS] is Perfect for Mortal Kombat 1's Second DLC

Mortal Kombat 1 has had two waves of its DLC fighters leaked online, and one fighter among its second DLC is absolutely perfect for the game's roster.

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Mortal Kombat 1 Teases Next Kombat Kast

With just a little over a month to go until Mortal Kombat 1’s release, NetherRealm Studios’ Kombat Kast is set to finally make a return next week.

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Mortal Kombat 1 Kombat Pack 2 DLC Leaks Explained

Mortal Kombat 1's latest slate of DLC rumors includes some highly interesting names that could find their way onto the game's roster.

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Mortal Kombat: Geras' Return is a Game-Changer

Mortal Kombat 1 is gradually filling out its roster, and its latest addition, Geras, could end up being a game-changer for Liu Kang's new universe.

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How Mortal Kombat 1's First Set of DLC Characters Compare to MK11

Mortal Kombat 1 has just confirmed its first set of DLC characters, and it's an incredibly strong showing, competing well with MK11's DLC fighters.

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Fatalities That Mortal Kombat 1's Peacemaker Needs

DC's Peacemaker is heading to Mortal Kombat 1, and with an R-rated movie and show already behind him, there's plenty of inspiration for Fatalities.

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Mortal Kombat 1 Launch Roster Size Revealed

Mortal Kombat 1 story director Dominic Cianciolo confirms the game's base roster size, promising a large assortment of classic MK fighters.

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Mortal Kombat 1's Ermac Controversy Seems Like an Easy Fix

Mortal Kombat 1's first DLC Kombat Pack has just been announced, and while Ermac is a great addition, fans aren't too happy about his new appearance.

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How Mortal Kombat 1's Sub-Zero and Scorpion Are Coming Full Circle

Scorpion and Sub-Zero have been bitter rivals for decades, but Mortal Kombat 1's reboot universe subverts the entire Lin Kuei story.

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Fighting Games Have Grown and Changed A Lot Since the 2020s Began

With better netcode, smoother integration of both versatility and accessibility, and a new title line-up, fighting games have changed a lot recently.

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Mortal Kombat 1 Fans Think MK4 Character is Being Teased for the Game

Mortal Kombat 1 fans are speculating about the identity of a mystery character shown off in a recent trailer, hinting at a Mortal Kombat 4 returnee.

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This is How Long Mortal Kombat 1's Story Mode Takes to Beat

Mortal Kombat 1 game director Ed Boon reveals about how long it will take to beat the upcoming game's story mode.