Mortal Kombat 11

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Honestly, I too have an amazing taste in games. Although me getting older and more cynical makes it harder to enjoy all these looter shooters without feeling sour. Even the randomized chests here made me keep off until a sale. Played it at friend last weekend though, from what I've seen (whole campaign and a few hours in different modes towers etc.) it's the best fighter to date.
 
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Stopped at a store north of Atlanta that had a working Mortal Kombat 2 arcade cabinet. Unfortunately, I think some chips were aged and some graphics were glitchy. I played as Raiden, but the controls were messed up. I think it might be an original 90s cabinet.

It was a neat random thing to come across. I used to play arcade fighters a lot at the mall by the theater.

Also to think about the gaming laptop I have now with MK11 graphics compared to this old machine.


 

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I just started practicing Shang Tsung. Still trying to figure him out but he sure is fun. I'm using his first variation. I guess it's his sorcery setup?

His fatality is kinda blah in my opinion.
 

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Performs MERCY for Brutality requirement;

gets Fatal Blowed immediately.


Most of this game is freakin great, but some requirements for Brutalities are just stupid. Just give us some input commands not 30 percent health or stupid MERCIES.
 

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Performs MERCY for Brutality requirement;

gets Fatal Blowed immediately.


Most of this game is freakin great, but some requirements for Brutalities are just stupid. Just give us some input commands not 30 percent health or stupid MERCIES.
I get why they do it, you have to strategize if you want some of the brutalities so you have to play the whole match to set it up but yeah some of them are a bit too difficult, I don't like the ones that say the character has to be at the full distance to connect, half the time I'm like 2 inches away from hitting them.
 

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Been playing character towers. I sometimes get tired of watching Fatal Blows to just meet the tower requirements, but I don't mind grinding for Brutalities. Especially as i progress and unlock them. Fatalities depend a lot on the character.

For some reason, I like Cetrion and finally finished that grindy tower. I like Cetrion's abiities and as a conflicted character, but I also like having another God character like Raiden and would take this over Fujin wind powers. I hope she can return somehow in MK12. I also really like Cetrion's Brutalities especially the last one Crucher that just explodes the opponent.

Raiden was not surprisingly the first character tower i finished. I also think his graphics are getting tweaked, his lightning seems a little different.

I'm about halfway through Shang Tsung's tower.
 

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I'll have to see an image of Nightwolf's face before I decide if I like the design or not, from the profile I'm not liking that hat, looks like he's going to hop on a 10 speed lol.
 

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Best modern fighting series today next to DOA, the only two fighters that don't go overboard with unrealistic juggling galore.
 

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I was never a main NightWolf player in previous games, but I'm impressed with this.

I really like watching this fight style and powerset as a followup to Shang Tsung. First DLC is a sorcerer who wields the power of stolen souls and now we get a shaman who summons spirit animals.

His Fatal Blow and Fatality are great.

I agree with a previous comment that his helmet doesn't really work, but hopefully there are many costume options.

I'm curious to hear the dialogue between Nightwolf and Erron Black.
 

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Imo, striking colors looks bad with these graphics (going for photorealism). All these characters with green and blue magic flying weapons looks very cheap.
Also, definitely not the character I wanted to see this early in dlc.
 

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Imo, striking colors looks bad with these graphics (going for photorealism). All these characters with green and blue magic flying weapons looks very cheap.
Also, definitely not the character I wanted to see this early in dlc.

Shang Tsung is decent as far as magic attacks or graphics. I think they keep getting tweaked with patches. It seems like I notice subtle improvements in Raiden's lightning.

Regarding such attacks, it will be interesting to see how Spawn looks. If they're investing time into his powers, hopefully some of that work carries over into improvements with other projectiles.
 

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Is it true Sindel is one of the DLC characters? If so, why?

Yeah she's coming back.

As for why, it seems like they're revisiting things from pre MK9 in the series like a big story do-over. Shang Tsung seems vaguely aware of MK9 history or feeding his power to Sindel. These characters might add a setup to MK12. Or maybe they'll turn on Shao Khan.
 
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Imo, striking colors looks bad with these graphics (going for photorealism). All these characters with green and blue magic flying weapons looks very cheap.
Also, definitely not the character I wanted to see this early in dlc.
I love the colors, I just think the bear isn't modeled very well but then again he's a part of a special move for one character so I doubt they put a ton of effort into him :)

I like Nightwolf a lot, always have so I was glad to see him added in, actually I'm happy with the 3 MK characters that were announced as DLC so far, don't care about Spawn one way or the other though and I'm pretty sure the other two are Terminator and the guy from Evil Dead.
 

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I had read the Joker rumor a while ago and hoped it wasn't true, I guess DC has softened their stance on their characters not getting decapitated lol.
 
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Will they fix crushing blow animation to show mechanical skeleton for Terminator? Otherwise, Arnold looks great.

I guess Shang Tsung can try to steal the Terminator's faint trace of a soul lol.


Really mixed feelings on the Joker. I wonder if they'll have more than one skin or face.


Spawn looks cool, but he's coming late. Like Swede mentioned though maybe some of the green magic blasts could be improved. Maybe that want time to polish that before Spawn is released.

Sindel looks good. Don't know if I'll play her much, but cool to have her and Shao Khan back.



 
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Will they fix crushing blow animation to show mechanical skeleton for Terminator? Otherwise, Arnold looks great.

I guess Shang Tsung can try to steal the Terminator's faint trace of a soul lol.


Really mixed feelings on the Joker. I wonder if they'll have more than one skin or face.


Spawn looks cool, but he's coming late. Like Swede mentioned though maybe some of the green magic blasts could be improved. Maybe that want time to polish that before Spawn is released.

Sindel looks good. Don't know if I'll play her much, but cool to have her and Shao Khan back.



Yeah, had spawn in soul calibur 2, was meh.
Looks like injustice joker with different clothes, looks meh, honestly why they don't just give us a ledger or Nicholson (or comic book style) joker is mind boggling considering the universal dislike for injustice 2 joker.
Arnold looks great, best he's looked since T2 imo. They really should give us a terminator and T2 skin too though.
Where's Ashley?
 
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