mortal kombat

Games Opinion

Black Mirror's 'Striking Vipers' is a Skin-Deep Exploration of VR Sex

Netflix's fifth season of 'Black Mirror' follows two best friends who find their relationship complicated by a virtual reality game.
Nicole Clark
6.10.19
Games Opinion

Ronda Rousey Has No Business Being in 'Mortal Kombat 11'

Rousey is a noted MMA pioneer and WWE star, and also a transphobe and not-great voice actor. What's she doing here?
Danielle Riendeau
5.1.19
Brasília

In Brazil, Gamers Played ‘Guitar Hero’ on the Sega Genesis

Drew Scanlon's Clothmap explores Brazil's unique video game history.
Matthew Gault
11.22.17
mortal kombat

How 'Mortal Kombat' Made the Games Industry Play Politics

'Mortal Kombat' turns 25 today and its impact on the video game industry is as evident as ever. Only not in the ways you’d expect.
Piotr Bajda
10.8.17
New music

Thundercat Shares the Classic Gamer Struggle on "Friend Zone"

"I'd rather play Mortal Kombat, anyways."
Phil Witmer
2.14.17
Daddies

The Hottest Daddies in Video Games

On the nature of what makes a daddy, and a look at the very hottest examples in all of gaming.
Johnnie JungleGuts
2.2.17
long reads or whatever

How Cheat Codes Vanished from Video Games

Once upon a time, cheat codes let players unlock the headiest secrets from their games.
David L. Craddock
12.21.16
Gaming

Street Fighter & Mortal Kombat Enemies Making Out = Flawless Victory

We always knew Sub Zero and Scorpion had a thing.
Nathaniel Ainley
12.9.16
Censorship

Inside Nintendo's Plan To Save Video Games From Congress

The controversy around violence in games blew up around the release of <i>Mortal Kombat</i> and <i>Night Trap</i> in the '90s, prompting executives from Nintendo and Sega to arrive in Capitol Hill.
Patrick Klepek
11.6.16
Gaming

Remembering Fighting Games' Fatalities Arms Race

We look back at the Mortal Kombat wannabes with two games industry veterans from the blood-soaked early 1990s.
William Barboza
10.26.16
Gaming

‘Eternal Champions’ Is the Game That Quenched a Teenage Thirst for Gore

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.
Mike Diver
10.20.16
Gaming

I Watched Every Single 'Mortal Kombat' Fatality and You Can Too

Hungry? Not anymore.
Emerson Rosenthal
4.8.16
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