If months leading up to the launch of Mortal Kombat X taught us anything it’s that NetherRealm Studios’ fighting game franchise is back in a big way. A few years back the series may have been on the ropes, but the success of Mortal Kombat 9 helped rejuvenate interest, and even bring new fans into the fold.That’s all to say that anticipation is very high for the release of Mortal Kombat X this Tuesday. The game has been rapidly building buzz and it’s soon to hit a fever pitch when gamers finally get their hands on legitimate copies of the game. But first, reviews.Although Game Rant has yet to go hands-on with Mortal Kombat X, a handful of outlets have already released their reviews for the game. By and large critical opinion seems positive, with most praising the game’s visuals and mechanics. Some outlets are holding off on full reviews in order to test the online multiplayer – a smart choice given Mortal Kombat 9’s netcode problems – but … [Read more...] about ‘Mortal Kombat X’ Review Roundup: Gorgeous Gore
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Source: Enthusiast game blog Joystiq. What we heard: The Online Pass initiative first gained steam last year, when Electronic Arts announced that the online modes for its sports titles would be free for those who purchased the game new but require a buy-in for secondhand users. THQ quickly adopted a similar strategy for many of its games--most recently the platinum-selling Homefront--and it appears as if Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment is next. Joystiq reports this week that it has obtained a memo from WBIE to retailers detailing an Online Pass initiative for the upcoming NetherRealm-developed fighter Mortal Kombat. According to the memo, Mortal Kombat will ship with a one-time use code that grants access to its online modes. However, those who pick up the game secondhand must pay $10 (800 Microsoft points) to play online. "Mortal Kombat, available on April 19 for the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from … [Read more...] about Mortal Kombat roping off online modes?
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Target is selling the recently released Witcher 3 for $42 on both Xbox One and PS4.Amazon has the Last of Us Remastered PS4 bundle with a copy of Borderlands: The Handsome Collection for $400.Groupon currently has a promo code that takes ten percent off up to three goods deals: EPIC3. You can use this on a variety of gaming deals, including a PS4 Last of Us Remastered bundle ($342), Xbox One Project Spark bundle ($306), and Super Mario 3D World/Nintendo Land Wii U bundle ($270).Similarly, eBay will take $15 off a $100 purchase in certain categories, including games, by using the promo code C15FATHERSDAY. You can use this on systems, games, and even things like Steam gift cards.GOG's DRM-free summer sale continues this week, offering new PC games and bundles every day. By spending certain amounts over the course of the sale, you'll be able to get free games: SimCity 2000 ($1), Stalker: Clear Sky ($20), and Xenonauts ($50). Current deals include a Sam & Max bundle for $9.47, Syberia … [Read more...] about Gaming Deals: $42 Witcher 3, $41 Mortal Kombat X, $342 PS4 + Last of Us
The latest entry in the Mortal Kombat series, Mortal Kombat X, is now available, and it brings with it new characters, refinements, and game modes. But are those changes for the better, and are they enough?Mortal Kombat X--pronounced "Ex," not "ten"--features a reasonably large roster of characters that is effectively made larger by each one sporting three different fighting styles. On top of that, there are several DLC characters which you'll be able to try out without buying them.We've rounded up some of the first reviews from around the web for you to peruse below. As with some other outlets, GameSpot's review has yet to be finalized as we wait to see how the the online aspect of MKX holds up now that it's out in the wild. But for now, read on to see what we think so far, and check out our piece on everything you need to know about the game. Game: Mortal Kombat X Developer: NetherRealm Studios Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC Release Date: April 14 … [Read more...] about Mortal Kombat X Review Roundup