Netflix's fifth season of 'Black Mirror' follows two best friends who find their relationship complicated by a virtual reality game.
"I'd rather play Mortal Kombat, anyways."
We always knew Sub Zero and Scorpion had a thing.
We look back at the Mortal Kombat wannabes with two games industry veterans from the blood-soaked early 1990s.
It was more messily slapstick than outright offensive, but Sega's fighter took a look at Mortal Kombat's fatalities and said: we can do better.
Hungry? Not anymore.
It's the biggest cosplay event in Britain, so people made an effort. Most people, anyway.
Australian YouTubers outdo themselves with a gory tribute to the fighting game.
Prior to Capcom's fourth main entry in its legendary fighting series, the scene was in faltering health. But with just a few refinements, the 2008 game changed everything.
With its barmy story and newcomer-friendly options, NetherRealm's fighter is a hardcore game with a soft, quite possibly skewered heart.
If you're a dickhead living in Cheshire, you may soon get your wish.
Some of today's hit games, and gaming genres, aren't the innovators you think they are. Others came before, others that shouldn't be forgotten.