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The Three Faces Of Mortal Kombat X Raiden

Is it odd that I'm less excited about the new characters coming in Mortal Kombat X next year than I am having three different versions of my old favorites, each with their own play style? Meet Combo Raiden, Mobility Raiden and Control Raiden.

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Or Thunder God, Displacer and Storm Lord Raiden, if you want to get all official about it — either way, it's a triple play of electrical ouchies for whomever he finds himself up against.

I am a little worried spreading out the skills between three iterations of the same character will result in three less-than-optimal characters, but until I've gotten my greasy little paws on the game there's just no telling.

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DISCUSSION

RappingNinja
RappingNinja

I don't fully understand this three-versions setup.

Maybe this is a stupid question, but: Can you switch between each variation of a single character on the fly (similar to the "fighting styles" in Deadly Alliance or Deception), or do you have to commit to a specific incarnation before the fight and stick with it?

Also, as a side note: Who do I have to fuck to get them to bring back Ashrah? Fucking LOVED that chick.