You may be curious about Mortal Kombat interesting facts. This game was very popular in the 90s. Mortal Kombat was developed by the game developer Midway Incorporation, in Chicago in 1992. Mortal Kombat began work on in 1991.
The developers of this game are four people, Ed Boon who is the programmer, John Tobias as the story writer, John Vogel, the graphic designer, and Dan Forden who is in charge of designing sound.
Initially, Edward Boon and John Tobias wanted to make a battle game with Jean-Claude Van Damme as the main character but failed and in the end, it created Mortal Kombat. In general, Mortal Kombat was inspired by another battle game that had slid that is ‘Street Fighter’.
Mortal Kombat is a game with the first adventure-fight genre with a set of secret battles that require several levels to complete.
Now, Mortal Kombat is under the auspices of NethereRealm Studios as a developer and Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment as a publisher who has franchise rights after Midway Inc. went bankrupt in 2010.
Mortal Kombat interesting facts; First Released in 2D and Iconic with Fatality
The first Mortal Kombat was released in 1992, then Mortal Kombat II in 1993, Mortal Kombat 3 in 1995, Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 also in 1995 and Mortal Kombat Trilogy in 1996. All of these series are still based on 2D graphics.
The best and perhaps the most iconic feature about Mortal Kombat’s game movements in the whole series is the system special movement called fatality. Fatality completes moves that allow the winning character to end the match in a special way.
The intended method is to kill their helpless opponents in a terrible way. Usually in a way that is unique to every character determined by the system in the game. The fatality is Mortal Kombat interesting facts that everyone loves.
Another special move (Mortal Kombat 3) as the final step to end the enemy’s resistance namely animality. Change the winner into an animal to end the opponent and brutality. Where the winning character finishes off the opponent with a series of movements (combos) and certain steps to then end with a movement best.
Received an Award from Guinness World Records
Until 2015, the Mortal Kombat franchise was able to sell 35 million game units. Mortal Kombat is not very popular in Japan, because the characters in it are considered too ‘American’ style.
In 2008, Mortal Kombat entered Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition to get seven records. These record shows they were one the most successful fighting game. Mortal Kombat is the most successful fighting game after Bandai Namco’s ‘Tekken’ and Capcom’s ‘Street Fighter’ polled by GamePro. https://gs-corporation.org/best-fighting-arcade-game-that-was-popular-in-90s/
Mortal Kombat has been the star of fighting games in the 1990s because of the light gameplay. But still presents good resolution and became the inspiration for fighting games after that. Those are Mortal Kombat interesting facts that you might have missed.