After years of watching and playing Mortal Kombat, it’s rare to see a fatality that makes me go ‘holy shit.’ Most of them try a little too hard. Somehow, though, these folks have found a way to make fatalities shocking again.
Thanks to a recent Mortal Kombat X update we now have a few more options when it comes to finishing a match as savagely as possible.
Oh god. What nightmare fuel.
Ah, Brutal Doom. The last place a gore-hungry gamer can go when drowning people in The Sims and exploding opponents’ testicles in Mortal Kombat starts to get old.
Brutal DOOM remains one of the most infamous DOOM modifications around, allowing folks to dial up the game's violence to new heights. Sure, it all looks a little goofy—DOOM came out in in 1993, after all—but Brutal DOOM still manages to shock. Next up? Bloody, destructible bodies!
Writer and student Dennis Pham has, with a stomach of iron, catalogued a collection of images of Nintendo hardware - and games - that are dead.
The evolution of graphics and physics engines (just think about ragdoll physics) in video games introduced a whole new level of violence and blood. Despite the continuous debates, like it or not, this trend won't fade away anytime soon.
While Total War: Shogun 2 does an excellent job of depicting the titanic clash between two warring factions, it's always been missing a little something to make the experience complete: Majestic arcs of spurting crimson lifeblood, and the odd severed head. All this and more can be yours for $1.59.
You can't go blasting your best friend through a wall and not expect a little payback. Remember kids: The Falcon Punch is not a toy.
The House of the Dead Overkill - Extended Cut now in 3D and HDTV with "More Blood", "More Gore", "More Strippers." Your mother won't like it! So keep it in a brown paper bag when you pick it up for the PS3 on Oct. 25.
One would assume that cutting your way through countless orcs would leave your clothes rather messy. Snowblind Studios, the developer of The Lord of the Rings: War in the North makes that happen in what looks to be the most violent game the fantasy series has ever seen.
Actually they aren't too bad, provided you turn the sound down a little and keep your hand away from the pause button. Pause is not your friend here.