While Mortal Kombat 9 was told to be a reboot there is one thing that makes this game stand out from the rest of the games of the past, the introduction of tag team based gameplay with tag team becoming known in games like Tekken and Marvel vs Capcom series this is probably the first Mortal Kombat game to introduce tag team gameplay into the series.
While the tag team is the main focus of the game I have to admit that the background is exceptionally BRILLIANT, I mean just look at the background, you see a DRAGON chasing a HELICOPTER for the most part of the fight, this is bloody amazing isn’t it? and if you notice the billboard near the end of the video you will see a clever advertisment of Johnny Cage starring in a movie called “Ninja Mime” with the tag line of Silent but Deadly. It’s stuff like this that convinces me that this will truly be a game to redeem the long series of fail games made in the Mortal Kombat name. The PS2 Mortal Kombat games were absolutely atrocious and not even worthy of being called an MK game and MK vs DC universe was a whole other debacle.
So after more than a decade of wait the father of all brutal fighting games is getting a good reincarnation WITHOUT being an utter piece of crap. I hope that the developers throw something new in this game such as a Tag Fatality in which both the tag players will be able to do a joint fatality on the other tag team. I know its a bit out there but a guy can dream right?
I said this once before and I will say it yet again, April is going to be a SWEET month with the release of Mortal Kombat 9 and Portal 2 on the PS3.