Teen-Friendly Mortal Kombat: “In a recent Gamastura story, the game’s designer Paulo Garcia discusses the latest iteration of the Mortal Kombat series and some of the changes being put into place for the sake of a Teen rating. DC’s comics are geared toward all ages, after all — can’t have the younger generation seeing their favorite characters doing anything unseemly. That means nixing dismemberment, deleting hallmark fatalities and making sure classic DC heroes like Batman can’t kill at all.”

I still struggle with the concept of old-school Mortal Kombat. Anyone else out there who used to love MK? How do you feel about it now?


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  1. I don’t have any more problem with it than I have with watching movies or reading books that boast characters who do what I would not do in real life. Imaginary contexts have imaginary rules.

    As regards this latest version, I’m not sure how one can have Mortal Kombat without the mortal…

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