Mortal Kombat 11 (Video Game Review)

NetherRealm Studios and Warner Bros. Interactive have released Mortal Kombat 11.

Mortal Kombat 11 is a beautifully designed 2.5D fighting game that is reminiscent of other releases in the series. The game features a brand-new story mode full of exciting cinematics and a compelling narrative. Players will take on the role of a variety of characters, past and present, as Raiden takes on the Keeper of Time.

Aside from the game's impressive graphics and fluid mechanics, Mortal Kombat 11 features an all-new custom character variation system. The new system allows players to have a deeper experience due to a ton of new customization features to create their fighters with lots of new skins, abilities and more earned during gameplay.

Mortal Kombat 11 sees the return of Fatalities and Brutalities alongside Fatal Blows and Krushing Blows. These special moves deal a great amount of damage, but come with limitations, such as dropping the player's health or only occurring after certain requirements are met. A big highlight of the latest release is of course the impressive roster of characters--such as fan favorites like Sub-Zero, Scorpion, Raiden, and more. Alongside an impressive roster, Mortal Kombat 11 has tons of modes to keep players gaming for hours on end that includes Towers of Time.

However, the best part of Mortal Kombat 11 is its fantastic storyline. Cassie Cage raids the Shinnok's Bone Temple, but loses her mother Sonya in the process. As they are leaving the temple, a new character is introduced, the goddess Kronika. Her plans to reboot the universe includes rolling back the hands of time which includes getting rid of Raiden. After merging the past and present, which brings forth younger versions of some of our fan favorites. The story just gets even more compelling as the events unfold across twelve chapters. Not only is the narrative emotional and well-written, it really ends up leaving a lasting impression. When you combine that with the great gameplay, phenomenal voice acting and immersive gamplay--you can't really do better than Mortal Kombat 11.

In the end, Mortal Kombat 11 is an impressive addition to the series and doesn't fail to impress on all fronts. If you are looking for some great games to play this summer, then look no further then Mortal Kombat 11. To learn more, visit the official Mortal Kombat 11 website.

Score: 9.5 out of 10
Reviewed for Xbox One

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