New "MK vs DCU" screenshots released

Thu, October 23rd, 2008 at 2:58pm PDT | Updated: October 23rd, 2008 at 3:17pm

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CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

Today, Midway released six new screens for Mortal Kombat® vs. DC Universe highlighting all-new features from the games unique fighting system. For the first time in Mortal Kombat history, players can face off using three all-new fighting mechanics: Freefall Kombat, Klose Kombat and Rage Mode.

Freefall Kombat allows players to battle in mid-air while falling from one arena into the next. Players can fill up their meter to try and perform a super move -- but watch out or they might get countered!

Klose Kombat, a brutal up-close fighting mechanic, enhances the game's gritty visual tone through progressive damage inflicted on fighters during zoomed-in battles, with visible bruises, torn clothing, and more.

Rage Mode allows players the ultimate attack experience, releasing pent-up rage in a glowing torrent of consecutive attacks that are unable to be blocked.


Gaming enthusiasts and comic-book fans alike be warned! Worlds will collide on November 16th in North America and November 21st in Europe when Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe crashes into store shelves for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® video game system and entertainment system from Microsoft.

About Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe
For the first time ever, Scorpion, Sub-Zero and the Mortal Kombat warriors battle with Batman, Superman and other popular DC Universe Super Heroes. Choose your side and challenge your opponents with a new fighting system including Freefall Kombat and Klose Kombat along with dynamic multi-tiered environments. Plus, pick your favorite character from MK or DCU and pursue a fighting adventure in the new single player mode with an intertwined storyline and two unique perspectives.

About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all current and future platforms, including console, handheld and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.

About DC Comics
DC Comics, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world and home to such iconic characters as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the Sandman. These DC Super Heroes and others have starred in comic books, movies, television series (both animated and live-action) and cyberspace, thrilling audiences of all ages for generations. DC Comics' web site is located at www.dccomics.com.

TAGS:  dc comics, mortal kombat, superman, batman, wonder woman

 
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