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 Palmiotti.
In theory it seems neat, but christ if that isn't some of the most stiff and stilted gameplay I've seen in a fighting game.
The folks at Midway really need to come to grips with the fact that the "gameplay roots" they're attempting to emulate are little more than mimicry of the iffy video capture animation used in the original trilogy.
It's time to make the move to 3-D in earnest...and that means doing more than providing campy throw-backs to mid-nineties animation techniques.