Game: Mortal Kombat X
Reboot: April, 2015
Software: Warner Bros
Suitable for: Xbox one, PC, and PlayStation 4
+Great character roster
-Need to pay more for specific stars
Mortal Kombat X (MKX) is one of the best, if not the best, Mortal Kombat. It is mechanically richer, more feature full, and deeper than any of its previous 9 games. It was developed by NetherRealm Studios and launched by Warner Bros in 2015. In our opinion, the developers have taken a lot of risks by adding 8 completely new characters to MK X, while introducing breathtaking, distinct variations to the established one.
The first thing that this game did to make itself feel exciting and new to both casual fighters and old series fans is a major roster change. Before DLC even enters the ring, MKX sports a reputable 24 fighters and one-third of these are new characters; not tweaked or palette swaps of current ones. Few fighting video games with such deep leap of fan-favorite characters have cleared the house completely, and this game is much better for it.
Takeda is one of the most interesting new designs and he shows what Mortal Kombat X does right with its latest characters. He fights like a 21st-century ninja fighter, with a classic mix of traditional weapons and high-tech devices. For instance, he got a remote-controlled laser sword he can recall and plant at will, arm-mounted, retractable gripping hooks that open into litho blade-coated whips, and explosive kunai throwing knives.
Actually, these characters convey their fighting techniques more effectively than in earlier games thanks to the highly-improved animations. Overall, the game has improved the shortcomings that were witnessed in the 2011 version. These changes have made MKX feel quite smooth.
Graphics and Design
The beauty of this game is that there isn’t any shortage of variety when choosing the fighting tactic. Actually, every character has variations that you could explore for a whole month. Some people argued that these characters were held back in the previous version but this isn’t the case anymore.
The other great change is the amazing presentation. If you have been craving for a game that could show off the moves of the next-gen console, this is the game. All the characters are attractively modeled, impressively detailed, and lavishly textured, with D’Vorah, Ferra, Ermac, and Kotal Kahn showing some superb design.
Furthermore, the stages are dazzling, some features beautiful water effects, and some have lots of background activities that you can’t ignore while you are fighting. In addition, the post-processing and lighting effects are fantastic and great to interact with.
Mortal Kombat X was developed by NetherRealm Studios and runs on Warner Bros software.
Positive and Negative Impression
To begin, the game comes with amazing graphics as well as a brilliant popcorn-munching story mode. It also features a character roster with great variations. On the down side, you can feel a bit staccato when fighting. Furthermore, this game is only suitable for adults.
Against all odds, this game can take on the best of Namco and Capcom and hold its ground. It is smart, attractive, and fun to play, while its brilliant theme should keep you locked for months. It is without a doubt the best Mortal kombat game out there.