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Average Player Score Based on 198 ratings
8.6
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Score Breakdown Based on 198 ratings
  1. 10 (55)
  2. 9 (83)
  3. 8 (37)
  4. 7 (9)
  5. 6 (10)
  6. 5 (1)
  7. 4 (1)
  8. 3 (0)
  9. 2 (0)
  10. 1 (2)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating:9.6

    Birth of a legend...

    As the pretty much the first fighting game with gore, Mortal Kombat is a classic. Many great games and even two movies all came from this game. It's funny that Mortal Kombat was supposed to be a quick project to make a l... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Mortal Kombat (1992)

  • Rating:9

    You don't play Mortal Kombat, it plays you.

    What can I say? Mortal Kombat - take that society! I would imagine it would fill one with a sense of pride knowing they can make a game so good that it causes Sega to upgrade their hardware and the entire video game mark... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    MK brought so much fun to arcades and home consoles with it's gorey,brand of fighting.

    When Mortal Kombat was released in late 1992,it was an instant hit,part of the reason was because of it's ''fatalities''(finishing moves that allow you to execute a defeated opponent in a gruesome way),also because it ha... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    Mortal Kombat started all the blood, catchphrases, and addicting game-play.

    The good: Sweet ninja game-play with mind blowing fatalities, digitized graphics look very realistic and the dark backgrounds are detailed and imaginative, haunting soundtrack is beautiful. The bad: Not a lot of fatalit... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    A quick project that became a legend.

    This game is freaking awesome, and it changed the world of video games. You put together 2 ninjas, a half-bionic mercenary, a movie star, a thunder god, a Shaolin monk, a female military officer, a four armed creature, ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5.7

    A classic, but not for the right reasons.

    I walk into my favorite arcade. Ahh ha, theres a new game. Can't tell what it is yet because of the huge crowd and with me being 12, I can't see over the taller adults that are all over this game. After finally findin... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.4

    Mortal Kombat -- The original game that started a saga

    It was a regular afternoon at the pizza parlor. I was waiting for a large pizza with everything on it when I noticed a crowd gathering around a large game. I couldn't see the screen with the huddled spectators, but if th... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    The Titanic Start

    I recieved this with my Mortal Kombat: Deception Premium Pack edition, and this is a very fun game. This started it all. There are some cool looking digitzed actors and backgrounds, but they aren't perfect. The designs a... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    The birth of MK!

    Mortal Kombat started off the series when it was born, if this game hadn't came out, you wouldn't be playing deception right now! Now the gameplay is good but the game feels very unavailable to fight when it gets a slow ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.8

    Mortal Kombat Is Without A Doubt The Best Fighting Game Series EVER. Sub Zero Wins Fatality.

    Mortal Kombat For Arcade. Well basically 1992, the year a mythical thing of sorts entered our lives. It was a day in July, I was out of school and my parents were going shopping at the local mall. I usually just playe... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.8

    A birth of a great figthing seriers

    I didn't play the first Mortal kombat unti i play the Midway Arcade Treasures: Extended Play for the PSP . My frist MK was MK3 any way it a good it may not be as good as the others MK . Gameplay : The game was a respo... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
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