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Mortal Kombat X will feature at least one 'guest' character

Teasing NetherRealm's DLC plans for Mortal Kombat X, series co-creator Ed Boon revealed that the upcoming fighter will likely feature at least one "guest" character from an outside franchise. "I think there's a novelty to having a downloaded guest character," Boon said at the 3:56:00 mark in...

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Wassapugeddaw! Raiden revealed for Mortal Kombat X

Mortal Kombat series creator Ed Boon had a special treat for fans at this year's EVO event; the return of Raiden in Mortal Kombat X. According to an interview between Boon and IGN, the infamous thunder god will be screaming gibberish at his opponents in three distinct styles, tentatively being...

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Joystiq's E3 2014 Selections

With E3 2014 in the books, Joystiq's writers look back at their favorites from the show. With the only stipulation being that the game must have been playable to qualify, the team presents its selections for favorite games of E3 2014. From independent gems to major releases from powerhouse...

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Seen@E3: Who's next for Mortal Kombat X?

We're expecting to hear "Get over here!" a lot in Mortal Kombat X when it launches in 2015 for Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PC. Be sure to catch a glimpse of the game in action courtesy of a gameplay trailer shown off during Sony's E3 2014 press conference....

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See the fists (and bones and blood) fly in Mortal Kombat X

Courtesy Sony's E3 conference, we have our second look at Mortal Kombat X, though unlike the announcement trailer, this vignette is chock full of new fighters, brutal special attacks and the copious gore fans have come to expect from NetherRealm's flagship series. [Image: WBIE]...

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Ed Boon: Mortal Kombat X will run at 1080p, 60fps

When asked about the tech behind the upcoming Mortal Kombat X, series co-creator Ed Boon tweeted that the game, like its predecessor, will be running on Unreal Engine 3. "[Mortal Kombat X will be] using our highly self-customized version of Unreal 3," Boon tweeted. "60fps 1080p!" Mortal...

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Joystiq Weekly: GOG's Galaxy, Murdered: Soul Suspect review, Homefront's combat and more

Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily Prophet. E3 doesn't technically start until June 10, but with all...

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Mortal Kombat X announced [update: trailer, platforms]

Following retail leaks and a torrent of teases, Mortal Kombat X was officially announced this morning by Ed Boon, creative director of NetherRealm studios. It had previously leaked on retail sites for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC platforms for 2015. The ultra-violent fighting series had...

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'Mortal Kombat X' listed by Amazon UK

Amazon's UK storefront has posted listings of a "Mortal Kombat X" for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC platforms. The listings are void of description and imagery, but list Warner Bros. Interactive as publisher, and estimate a release date of 2015. Mortal Kombat series creator Ed Boon has...

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