Kiefer Sutherland says he contributed to unannounced Mortal Kombat game

First Snake, now Scorpion? Sub-Zero?

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24 star Kiefer Sutherland has been working on his role as Snake in the upcoming Metal Gear Solid V for over a year, but apparently that’s not the only video game he’s been involved with recently.

“I did Mortal Kombat, and that’s such a huge game, but it’s not like [Metal Gear Solid 5],” Sutherland told IGN in an interview. Sutherland did not say what his role is in the game.

Developer NetherRealm’s last fighting game, Injustice: Gods Among Us, was released in 2013. Its last Mortal Kombat game was the series reboot released in 2011. The game Sutherland said he worked on might be the one producer of the Mortal Kombat Legacy web series Lance Sloane hinted at during San Diego Comic Con 2013. Sloane said he was working out the best time to launch a new Mortal Kombat movie, and wanted to "sync" it with the release of a new, currently unannounced game.

You'll be able to hear Sutherland's voice in the controversial prequel Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes and then later in the main game, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Sutherland takes over the role of Snake from David Hayter, who had portrayed the character in previous games.

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damn it chloe, get over here.

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Yay for the new Mortal Kombat game! Bring it!

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Loooove MK Deception from the PS2/Xbox/GameCube era. I was so surprised by how deep the Konquest mode is, and the story was fairly good. You can tell that the fighting genre wasn't as popular as it was in the 90's as MK Deception was kind of overlooked. I mean, why the hell were people so surprise by the amount of content that game has?


Hopefully in the next MK game the campaign will play similar to the Konquest mode from Deception.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Yeah for me it is my favorite MK, plus MK chess is also another fun thing it has. Sholin Monks would be my 2nd favorite from the MK series.

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David Hayter as Snake has always been epic but I'm sure Kiefer Sutherland can do an excellent job, as long as it feels like snake and sound near what snake should sound like I'll be stoked cause SNAKE is the man!!!!!! Of course Kiefer Sutherland is pretty damn cool too lol

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Does this mean Snake will be a playable character?

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If this was said at a bar or near alcohol, disregard. Even rubbing alcohol...

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He's a great actor. The Lost Boys, Young Guns 1 and 2, 24. The man has had an awesome career.

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So this guy does voices for videogames and he doesn't know what game? There's no Mortal Kombat, the last one was 3 years ago.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> I guess you haven't seen the news about voice actors getting anxious over excited fans. It's just another paycheck for most actors who jump from project to project.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> It's an upcoming "new" mortal kombat that hasn't been announced yet.

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Congrats Gamespot. You're only 25 hours late to bring this news. :)

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<< LINK REMOVED >> And be sure to deal out lots of pain before that, not just Phantom Pain.

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your eating maggots Micheal

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@Gegglington Nice Lost Boys reference, but since this is about games we could call this The Lost Voice (Acting).

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Kiefer is Sub-Zero?

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maybe this is a sign that we will get an update soon about the movie since kevin tanchareon (director) stepped away from the project and there hasn't been any news about a replacement or if production officially began.

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Wonder what character it is?

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Hopefully he'll be good.

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“I did Mortal Kombat, and that’s such a huge game, but it’s not like [Metal Gear Solid 5],”

wow not only is he an actor,

he is also the super hero "CAPTAIN OBVIOUS"

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<< LINK REMOVED >> He is not a gamer...he won't know such stuff.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Naw can't blame,he is not a gamer...its unsurprising for non-gamers to not know such things..

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fine - i always wanted to break his kiefer ..


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2 great games, good voice acting!

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<< LINK REMOVED >> great actor!! mirrors was great mainly because of him

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Yes! Another MK Game. Just waiting for the fatalities, cause... who ISNT?

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Yes, its about time we heard some news about the new MK game! The last one was amaze balls! Hopefully we'll get it this year! i'm still riding the old one HARD. I hope we get characters (ashrah, boraicho, tanya), additional moves and fatalities, new outfits and BRUTALITY BITCH!!!!!!! BRING THAT BACK!!! AAARGH. lol i'm too excited smh.


Finally it would be nice if they hid the commands of some moves/fatalities just like old times. Players didn't really appreciate/memorize them in the last one since it was so easily available. Wheeeww. There is so much i wanna say! I'm a massive MK fan played absolutely every single game right from ending man to game boy to sega to ps1 etc etc etc. Happy sunday loves! peace


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<< LINK REMOVED >> wonder why mortal kombat got all garbage after 3 cuz they probally listed to ppl like you mayority rules i guess

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@joey2010 @angelofbeast198 aww so cute you trying to blend in.it aint trolling when is is is the true.BRUTALITY plz go head what is next leroyyyyyyyyyyyyy jenkins lol kitchen staff

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last mk was awesome with story driven arcade it was like movie, thus i wanted to crush joystick while i was fighting against shaokhan but don't mind me.

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How did he "work" on a new mk title? Did he do mo-cap? Lol

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Breaking news

"Kiefer Sutherland says he contribute to the delinquency of a minor!"

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Dammit, Chloe!

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Can anyone say E3?

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If Kiefer is voicing any MK character, it has to be Raiden.

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I always hated that Hayter voiced Big Boss. Fan service if I've ever seen it.

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