Articles tagged mortal kombat

Youth in the Age of ‘Mortal Kombat’

Musings on Mortal Kombat's cultural significance from a biased observer. As absurd as it might sound, Mortal Kombat was a formative experience for me, both in terms of my relationship to video games and my broader cultural and political identities.

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‘Mortal Kombat’ Feels Both Modern and Classic

The reality is that as a whole, Mortal Kombat makes very few missteps.

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3D Games Are for the Audience, Not the Player

3D is a feature best appreciated by an audience watching a game being played -- because the player isn't likely to notice the effect at all.

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In an age where movies about board games are being green-lighted faster than the speed of reason, it’s refreshing that someone would actually try

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Mortal Kombat: Deception

At first, the violence ruffled feathers, but with time the uproar over violence began to focus on other games, and Mortal Kombat became increasingly irrelevant.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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