NetherRealm Studios confirms classic fighting franchise coming to Sony's new portable with "brand new gameplay features and content."
Gamers looking to pick a fight on the PlayStation Vita will have plenty of options right out of the gate. The system's first wave of games is already expected to feature Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend, and Street Fighter X Tekken, and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today confirmed Mortal Kombat will arrive for the PS Vita in the spring.
Developed by 2011's Mortal Kombat studio NetherRealm Studios, WBIE says Mortal Kombat for the PS Vita has been purposefully designed for portable gaming, and it includes "brand new gameplay features and content developed exclusively" for the PS Vita.
Further details concerning Mortal Kombat for the PS Vita are not available, but WBIE says more information concerning the project will be announced in the coming months. For more on the most recent entry in the Mortal Kombat series, check out GameSpot's review of 2011's Mortal Kombat.
Damn they really are going the psp route again....... we dont want these damn console games on our portables.
Vita just keeps getting better and better. Sony is really doing this game line up right this time around.
@graveyardfire I had a little fun with it. But if you've played the last few Mortal Kombat games, then it's just the same old game but in 2D. In my opinion, Mortal Kombat started with digitized fighters, and I think it should of stayed that way. Even in complete 2D, it seems the franchise has lost a lot of it's "maturity". Especially when you have Johnny Cage being arrogant and cracking jokes. You never saw any of that in classic MK. In contrast, the music was always dark, the fighters looked like real people and all-in-all it was just more bad ass! This game, I got bored after a few days.
I haven't played this yet... Unfortunately... I wish/hope they make a port for PC soon... PS Vita getting some great titles... :) Neat.
To answer your questions below: Yes Kratos is a character, Yes the game comes with all DLC characters included, It also comes with the DLC skins and fatalities. It's basically the "Komplete Edition" on PSV. As for the "new content", I we'll have to wait and see. Hopefully the PS3 version gets that too
I played the hell out of the PS3 version so if there is a way to transfer my game save that has the combat... er....Kombat tower beaten, krypt unlocked, DLC characters purchased, all alternate costumes, and trophies unlocked then I would be soooo happy!! Let me pick up where I left off and add some new content to the package and I'm sold because I don't feel like doing all of the same stuff all over again.
Awesome. If they add enough new features I might buy it whenever I get a Vita just to be able to play this game on the go. Though it does suck of pc gamers are being left out. :/
Awesome! MK on the PSP was a great game, and I've sunk a load of hours into it...I can see myself doing the same thing when I get this for the PSV :D.
Fighting games can easily look next gen on portable machines, imagine MK in the mighty VITA!!! Apart from the AAA quality, there is one more reason for every VITA to buy it. Replayability!! No matter how many times you finish this game, there still is a load new fighters and moves to learn and mini games and tons of extra content. Also the multiplayer factor of this game, it multiply its value.
no thanks...i sold mk for about 35 bucks a loooooong time ago. dont need a striped down mobile version.
Suh-weet!! Me thinks I shall add that to my Vita game must buy list. This & BlazBlue should hold me off for a while in terms of fighting game until Tekken x SF gets a release. ;) (And 'yes', I said that right. I'm not interested in SF x Tekken as much for art design reasons.)
So gonna make money. They should focus on making new series for the psvita. Or its just gonna end up like the psp.
This is cool and all but...I wan't to see more original games...people complained about 3DS games at first being old ones revamped...but...I see a repeat here...all these games are or will be on consoles (consoles which are cheaper and can be played on HDTV).. I think all games for the Vita and 3DS should be new ones..not ones we already have =_=
This breathes new life into my vita interest. Imagine the poor child behind me on the airplane when they watch with wide open eyes as I rip a spine right out of a bloodied victim..... yeah.....maybe Mortal Kombat isn't the best portable game now is it? Chances are though, the system is still going to fail. Sad :(
my only problem with this console is only prize for now :D otherwise i would buy it as soon as it released!
and yet people think the vita is going to fail with all the awesome games for it just look at the line at chicogo of people in the cold waiting for a chance to play on it https://twitter.com/#!/PlayStation/status/159410726274998272/photo/1
Wow, vita also seems like it will flourish in the fighting game department. It's my favorite genre :-)
And Mortal kombat for PC ??? please release it for PC ... Mortal Kombat PC version please they forget pc user , we want MK for pc please
@zzamaro-it is.i saw it on ign or psblog but its supposed to have it.they're releasing a console version thats going to have all dlc on it in May.Its supposed to be called the Komplete edition or something.
Cool, but with all the empty promises that the ps3 and psp failed to deliver, I just don't believe anything that sony says. Don't get me wrong I hope it (vita) turns out great, but judging from what sony has been doing this will once again fall short of anything sony promises.
Please release it for PC No pc version ... donīt forget pc users WE WANT MK for PC please they donīt care about pc users , MK for PC NOW please
Weird, didn't see the cover when i first commented here. So I think I have to back off my first comment which I wondered if it was going to have DLC characters. So the covers tells me it will have them but the news doesn't say anything about it.
Any chance of a 3DS release? I have MK on my PS3, but I would really dig having a handheld version. Still, future Vita owners should pick this up, it's a great game.
Dear NetherRealm Studios...I hope you read this comment.Please bring back the kreate-a-karacter feature and please have it to where we can use the PS vita's camera to put our face on a created character that would be AWESOME...( please & thank u)
Mortal Kombat will add to the Vita's impressive library nicely. I just wish owning a Vita isn't going to be so expensive, but I'll probably still buy one.
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