The Top Ten Xbox 360 Games in Japan (That Were Never Released There)

Multi-national releases are a difficult process. Not only are there linguistic and cultural barriers to overcome, but very often content or simple monetary reasons can keep a game from entering one country or another. Even so, some games are desired despite their limited availability no matter where you are. That… » 5/17/12 7:30am 5/17/12 7:30am

The Mortal Kombat vs. Street Fighter Pie In The Sky

Fighter Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe » 11/26/08 5:00am 11/26/08 5:00am is an interesting tie-in. On one hand, you've got and on the other DC Comics. Interesting! But creator Ed Boon has even bigger dreams. In an interview, senior producer at developer Midway Hans Lo dishes, "Ed has always wanted to do a mash-up — that was one of his dreams. His…

Amazon Gold Box Deals Pit Johnny Cage Vs. Iron Man

Amazon is at it again with their Gold Box deals, today featuring a selection of Xbox 360 titles at low, low bargain prices. The Deal of the Day is Midnight Club: Los Angeles for $39.98, and then of course they have their timed deals, slowly revealed throughout the day with tiny hints teasing them as they go. Right… » 11/24/08 11:40am 11/24/08 11:40am

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Recommends MK vs. DC…

Some of our more jaded readers may poo-poo Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe » 11/20/08 11:00pm 11/20/08 11:00pm's softer, more broad reaching one-on-one violence, but there's one organization who has no qualms with the T-rated brawler. That would be the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry which has reviewed the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360…

Frankenreview: Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe

They said it couldn't be done. Actually what they really said was it shouldn't be done, followed by several what the hell were they thinkings, but Midway went and did it anyway. Mortal Kombat Vs. DC Universe is a concept that frightened and confused quite a few people in the gaming community, but as new footage and… » 11/18/08 2:30pm 11/18/08 2:30pm

Uncensored Import Version Of MK vs. DCU Up For Pre-order

If you really want to play Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe but can't, in good conscience, do so without being able to shoot people in the face with the Joker, you're going to have to go Euro. The North American T-rated version of MK vs. DCU has been toned down to remove on-screen bullets to the head, but the region-free… » 11/12/08 7:30pm 11/12/08 7:30pm

Midway Loses $76 Million, Hopes For Great MK vs. DCU Success

Chicago-based developer Midway announced its third quarter earnings today, pulling in $51.4 million in revenue. That's better than the $36.7 million it did the year prior and thankfully in line with expectations. The bad news — oh, there's bad news, naturally — is that Midway took a loss of $75.9 million, with losses… » 11/10/08 7:40pm 11/10/08 7:40pm

Euro MK Vs. DC Maintains The Killing Joker

By far the coolest thing I've seen come out of Mortal Kombat Vs. DC Universe was the Joker's fatality, which you may remember from back in August. » 11/06/08 12:00pm 11/06/08 12:00pmSo of course I, along with a great many of you, was upset to hear the the punchline to his in order to secure a teen rating in the states. Well now I am even more upset.…

New Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe Story Trailer


How will the end unfold when the characters from Mortal Kombat and DC Universe collide? With two beloved franchises at stake, the story behind the latest Mortal Kombat has taken on extra importance. This new trailer gives us a glimpse into the story, which was written by comic book writers Justin Gray and Jimmy… » 10/29/08 5:00pm 10/29/08 5:00pm

Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe - Super Moves And Pro Moves


Senior Designers John Edwards and Paulo Garcia take us through the difference between super moves and pro moves in the upcoming Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe. The game will feature all of the normal spear throwing, fireball hurling super moves you've come to know from Mortal Kombat as well as some new ones for the DC… » 10/27/08 3:20pm 10/27/08 3:20pm

MK vs. DC: The Joker's Fatality Gets T-Rated

First the good news. Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe » 10/24/08 10:40pm 10/24/08 10:40pm is still great fun. We from the comfort of the Kotaku couch this week and had a blast. Now the bad news. That amazing Joker fatality, the one where... well, if you haven't seen it yet, we'd suggest you . It's . Anyway, it's been changed up a bit, toned down to just…

New Details On MK vs. DC's Unique Story Mode, Model Viewer, DLC Plans…

Midway's Ed Boon and Paulo Garcia, game designers on Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe » 10/24/08 9:30pm 10/24/08 9:30pm, stopped by the Kotaku "offices" yesterday to give us a near-final look at the upcoming PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 fighting game. Having already played the game at , and the , we were pretty familiar with how the game plays. That…

New MK Versus DCU Screens Slightly Irregular

Less than 20 days to go before Midway unleashes Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe, and I for one am ready to explode with excitement. So are Wonder Woman and Baraka in this set of new screens, showcasing three of the game's new fighting mechanisms. Rage Mode allows the character to finally release all the rage they've… » 10/23/08 1:40pm 10/23/08 1:40pm

Midway To Focus On Licenses That Make Money

In what I consider to be a very wise business move, Midway has decided to narrow their focus on licensed games to those that perform well. While no specifics were mentioned, the company announced that they've amicably resolved various underperforming licensed properties in order to focus on more lucrative properties… » 10/16/08 12:40pm 10/16/08 12:40pm