New Mortal Kombat Game - Trailer Analysis

Posted on June 10, 2010 by
New Mortal Kombat Game - Trailer Analysis

Today, June 10, 2010, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced Mortal Kombat, the next installment of the franchise formerly referred to at Mortal Kombat 9. Mortal Kombat is being developed by the newly renamed, NetherRealm Studios led by Ed Boon, series creator and creative director.

Mortal Kombat will see the seires' return to a mature presentation and a reinvention of its classic 2D fighting style with 3D graphics, akin to Street Fighter 4. The game now includes a tag team feature. There are 1 on 1 matches and other new game modes. Up to 4 players can battle “tag-team”- 2 players can team up in the new “Co-op Arcade Mode” or compete against another team online.

“We are bringing the Mortal Kombat franchise back to gamers with the talented NetherRealm Studios team creating the game fans long to play,” said Martin Tremblay, President, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “Re-establishing the brand with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Mortal Kombat innovates on past games while staying true to the brand’s legendary characters and fighting style.”
“We can’t wait for players to get their hands on Mortal Kombat,” said Ed Boon, Creative Director, NetherRealm Studios. “This game really is a response to what players have been demanding: mature presentation, reinvented 2D fighting mechanic and the best, most gruesome fatalities ever!”

Additonally, there is now a new Mortal Kombat website at

Along with the press release a one-minute gameplay trailer was released.

Download the High Definition Version of the GamePlay Trailer (568MB)

Characters and Moves shown in the trailer:

Shao Kahn



- Bow and Arrow

- Lightning Strike


- Freeze

- Ice Sword Impale


- Ball Roll

- Teleport Kick

- Weapon Throw

Kung Lao

- Hat Throw

- Hat Saw Fatality

Johnny Cage

- Green Orb


- Acid Spit

- Invisibility


- Missile Attack

- Teleport Uppercut


Throne Room (from Mortal Kombat)

Returning From Mortal Kombat 2:

The Dead Pool

The Pit 2

Living Forest

Kahn's Arena

Building Top (New)

Screen Captures from the Mortal Kombat Gameplay Video: