Archive for the ‘Mortal Kombat’ category

UMK3 & Dragons Lair Coming To DS

June 29, 2007

 

Digital Leisure has announced the development of Dragon’s Lair for Nintendo DS. The game sees players take on the role of a valiant knight on a quest to rescue the fair princess from the clutches of an evil dragon.

Also Midway has announced the development of Ultimate Mortal Kombat for Nintendo DS. The game is a conversion of the Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 arcade game only with a few extra bit and bobs thrown in.

The DS version will include local and online play, complete with record tracking, plus the Super Puzzle Fighter clone, Puzzle Kombat.

Ultimate Mortal Kombat is currently scheduled for release in the US in November, but we’re still waiting to hear from Midway regarding a European release.

[via Pro-G]    [Discuss on the Forum]


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MK2 Out On PS3

April 17, 2007

Also have just found out that MK2 has been available since last Thursday on the Playstation 3 Store. Generally considered the finest of the MK series and with ten new levels, online multiplayer and smack-talk inducing leaderboards this is sure to be a hit for the Playstation Store

[Head over to Gamespot for thier review]

New MK Movie In The Works

March 30, 2007

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The original MK movie has to be one of my all time favourite cheesy films, so I was pleased to find out there’s another one in the works. As long as it still has the same music I’m happy. Also the film could do with a bit more violence, I always kind of felt they censored it a bit in comparison to the games. Read on…..

Just like the long-gestating “X-Files” sequel, the third “Mortal Kombat” movie has been swimming in the Development Hell Channel for quite a few years now. Apparently, and again like the former, it’s delay can mainly be attributed to legal issues.

Insider ‘Rayden’ gave us a quick run-down on what the deal is with it- whilst confirming that the film won’t actually be a prequel or a sequel but more of a restart.

“The movie is not going to be a prequel, sequel, or in any form be related to the previous 2 movie. Pretty much like Batman Begins, is going to restart the series with new concepts, stories,etc.

“Threshold had to wait till around early 2000 for the contract with New Line Cinema to end (Threshold blames New Line for the disappointing Annihilation, talking about forced release dates, limited budget, no understanding of anything, etc.)

“The reason it is taking so long is the script, so many parts are involved. The team at Threshold (the ones that holds the right to MK) are constantly writing drafts (along with the director), which they have to send to Midway (makers of the game) so the creator of the game (Ed Boon) adds notes and some input to the draft, then to the studio (rumored to be Lionsgate at this moment).”

The director of the film, Mink, has also been fielding fans questions on the IMDB Boards, we’re told;

[read on at Moviehole.net]

[via GayGamer]