The franchise that outraged a generation of parents is back with the goriest, silliest, and most entertaining Mortal Kombat yet.
23 years ago the original Mortal Kombat began the modern era of video game controversy. Games had been the subject of moral panic long before that of course, including over the question of in-game violence, but Mortal Kombat’s realistic visuals (for the time) made it both public enemy number one and the desire of every under-age gamer in the West. And yet for all its gory ultra violence Mortal Kombat is a strangely charming and funny experience, especially in this latest iteration.
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