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  10. 1 (35)

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  • Review Score:9

    It's Fatalitik

    Back in the days when Sega and Nintendo were at war, great games such as Midway's Mortal Kombat 3 would stand out from the rest. For those who've played Mortal Kombat II, the difference between MK II and MK3 is absolute... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    The SNES version is SLIGHTLY better than this one...

    I remember as a child watching my older cousin Jamar and his cousin named "Chabra", and their cousins/friends play this at a cookout near my house! I remember it well, Chabra/Jamar's cousin called "B.J." had picked Cyrax... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    MK3 is a good game, but it fails to improve the series as greatly as MKII did.

    This game is seen by many to mark the beginning of the fall of the MK series, and as a true fan, I cannot help but agree. The character roster itself fails to impress – as there are too many new faces and not many return... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5

    Some good additions, but not quite good enough.

    As a die hard MK fan and Genesis owner, I quickly rushed to stores to pick up my copy of MK3 upon release. Unfortunately, I did not find the addiction or sense of appeal to be a strong with the third installment as I di... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.8

    Excellent!

    I will never forget the first time I played MK3 on my humble little genesis console. Back then, prior to the 128 and 360 bit behemoths of today, games were garnering at a mere 16 bit, and they were still satisfying to pl... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    Where's Scorpion?

    Mortal Kombat 3 is a great game. With great graphics, great sound, music and game play, you'd think that Mortal Kombat 3 is flaming hot, right? For the most part, yes. But there's only one thing that angers me about this... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    I still iike to play this for fatalities!

    This game is so awesome. This is the first game which made me a fan of the series and do serious discussions with my friends. I think it was the fastest 2D fighting in its era. The character design and voice was awesome.... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    To fans, MK3 was a descent game but did not surpass expectations. To the average gamer, it was utter crap.

    MK3 is the game that did not do justice to the title Mortal Kombat. It could not compete well with the new state of the art graphics found in revolutionary fighting games like Battle Arena Toshinden, Virtua Fighter, and ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5

    A good MK game,not as good as the first two MK games,but has combo attacks and faster speed.

    I loved playing MK and MK2 at the arcades and on my home console.MK3 changed things a bit by being the first MK game to have a combo attack system,and it has it's good and bad points. Some of the combo attacks do ov... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5

    There is no knowledge that is not power...

    The first two Mortal Kombats made fans scream for more. With Hollywood taking interest in the series and turning it into a film, Ed Boon along with John Tobias and the crew went to work on a third game. The Earthreal... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful