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What Could The Rise Of Animal Cruelty In Games Mean?

Harry Morris
Animal welfare, like many things, is a divisive issue. Society is brimming with people standing on both sides of the argument, with some holding the opinion that animals exist solely for our own use, and some holding the contrasting perspective that showing compassion and love towards our fellow earthlings is...
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5 Fighting Game Characters You Could Definitely Beat Up

William Barboza
The best part of a fighting game is the character select screen. Nothing satisfies like scrolling through a huge list of badasses and picking one to defend your honor. While clicking through a who’s who of concussion inducers, there will be one fighter that makes you think, they don’t look tough....
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‘Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe’: Will NetherRealm Reboot the Series?

Michael Waldren
  With the closure of Midway Games well into the past at this point, NetherRealm Studios has taken the reins of the Mortal Kombat franchise, and their renewed efforts with the series have ushered in a new wave of immense success. Mortal Kombat (2011) delivered a reboot that rejuvenated the franchise back into relevance,...
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How Much is Too Much? Exploring Censorship in Gaming

Mike Worby
There are an endless myriad of games that have faced the mighty wand of censorship over the years. There’s Final Fantasy VI‘s attempted suicide scene, the blood turned magically into “sweat” in the SNES version of a not-so-Mortal Kombat, the Muslim inspired music and symbology of The Legend of Zelda:...
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Legends Never Die – The 14 Best Fighting Games on Nintendo Consoles

Staff
we will list our 14 favourite fighting games available on any one of Nintendo’s many consoles. Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat are surely represented here, but despite their dominance in the genre, a few lesser known games also make an appearance.
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NXpress #18: ‘Tembo the Badass Elephant’ and our ‘Mortal Kombat’ special

NXpress Podcast
The smash hit Mortal Kombat was everywhere in the early ’90s. Created by Ed Boon and John Tobias, the game was on every system, in every arcade, and sparking controversy with its levels of bloody violence. The Fatalities, in part, led to the creation of the ESRB video game rating...