Games Encyclopedia Top Games PC PS4 PS3 Xbox One Xbox 360 Switch Android iOS Rankings Images Companies
Game Box for Mortal Kombat (PS3)

Mortal Kombat

A brutal fighting game and a reboot of the Mortal Kombat video game series - one of the most popular fighting-oriented franchises, launched back in 1992. The game was created by NetherRealm and the works were supervised by Ed Boon - the father of the series.

Fighting | fantasy | for 2 people | 2.5 D | co-op | splitscreen

Mortal Kombat cover

Official website

Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: Internet / common screen, players: 1-4

game release date:


X360 PS3





Mortal Kombat for PC, PS3 and etc. is another edition of a cult fighting games series, known for extreme brutality, vivid characters, and gory finishers called Fatalities. Behind it stands the team of NetherRealm Studios (formerly: Warner Bros. Games Chicago), managed by the father of the brand, Ed Boon.

In Mortal Kombat the emphasis is put on brutality and persistence. Combat is not only dynamic, but above all very gory, which fans of the series will certainly deem as a great asset. In terms of gameplay mechanics, the new Mortal Kombat is a modernized version of old, 2D editions. This means that combat, although displayed in 3D, takes place in two dimensions. This way the developers tried to tie classic experience with modern vibe. The latter is also made visible thanks to a completely new graphic engine designed specifically for the new Mortal Kombat.

Among all innovations that were included in the NetherRealm Studiosí game, two game modes are worth mentioning: Story Mode (which is not just a mediocre addition, but a full-fledged component) and Tag Team. The latter is a battle of two teams - in online play this creates an opportunity to participate in a fight of up to four players. A valid part of the multiplayer mode in Mortal Kombat are classic 1 vs. 1 battles (also offline) and Co-op Arcade Mode. Another novelty is the challenge mode, in which heroes have to deal with specific objectives, such as: fight off a horde of zombies, or win a fight using just special moves. On top of that there are various mini-games for all the game characters.

Another innovation in the series is X-ray system, designed for special, extremely violent attacks. It is based on a three-part energy bar, that is being loaded by receiving damage and performing special moves. Once the bar is fully loaded, you can perform a powerful sequence of strikes. Each player has a unique X-Ray combination.

There are many well-known and liked characters in Mortal Kombat for PC, PS3 and etc.. You can play as: Raiden, Shao Khan, Johnny Cage, Reptile, Nightwolf, Mileena, Kung Lao, Sector, Sub-Zero, and others.

System requirements

Microsoft Xbox 360

Microsoft Xbox 360

  • Uses:
  • Xbox Live
PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Recommended:
  • Core i5 2.6 GHz
  • 4 GB RAM
  • graphic card 1 GB (GeForce GTX 560 or better)
  • Windows Vista/7/8
Mortal Kombat Game Guide
Mortal Kombat Game Guide

game guide 06 March 2011

A following guide, entitled Mortal Kombat special moves and combos, lists all special moves, combos and fatalities for each character in PS3 version of this game.

Mortal Kombat Kollection Online - Remaster of First Trilogy Almost Certain
Mortal Kombat Kollection Online - Remaster of First Trilogy Almost Certain

news 22 January 2020 14:22

Thanks to the PEGI rating agency we have learned that Mortal Kombat Kollection Online, a set of re-mastered eidtions of the first three installment of the series, is planned.

Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition Removed From Steam
Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition Removed From Steam

news 22 March 2020 15:20

In mysterious circumstances, the sale of Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition was blocked on Steam. The publisher hasn't issued any statement on this issue so far, but it is suspected that it may be related to the expiration of rights to one of the characters that appeared as a DLC.

See/Add Comments