With an appropriately R-rated Mortal Kombat movie dropping on April 23, HBO Max enlisted the help of Hacksmith Industries to build a working replica of one of the franchise’s more recognizable weapons. Scorpion’s unique gauntlet lets him fire a kunai-style projectile at his victims, then retract them with a chain.
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(Gore/Language) Finish him! Mortal Kombat gets a proper R-rated movie. Liu Kang, Sonya Blade, Kung Lau, and others of the Earthrealm must enter the Mortal Kombat tournament to save Earth from supernaturals Shang Tsung, Mileena, and mighty Sub-Zero. Drops 4.16.21 in theaters and on HBO Max for 31 days.
(PG-13: Gore) The special release of the world’s most brutal fighting game includes every MK11 fighter, every guest character, new stages, new fatalities, and much more. Watch as new fighters Fujin, Sheeva, and the most exciting new addition, Robocop, show off their unique weapons and fighting styles. Drops 5.26.2020.
Things get really, really strange as the world of Mortal Kombat is invaded by 1990s one-hit wonder Scatman John. Mashup maker DJ Cummerbund’s music video is equally as insane as the musical combination, which manages to bake in some Spice Girls and Nirvana for good measure.
(Gore) If you’ve ever played a Mortal Kombat game, you know just how nasty the fatalities can be. Accompanying the brutal imagery are appropriately gut-wrenching sound effects. VICE News takes us inside Netherrealm’s Chicago HQ to see how they created some of the gnarliest noises in Mortal Kombat 11.
(Gore) Raiden trades brutal blows against Scorpion in the cinematic trailer for Mortal Kombat 11. The video hints at the fighter’s character customization system. The game will also feature a new graphics engine, and a large roster of fighters new and old. Drops 4/23/19.