Questions tagged [mortal-kombat]

Mortal Kombat is a franchise of video games, with spin-offs in other media, including films and television. The first video game was released in 1992. Questions with this tag should be about the science fiction and fantasy elements of games and media in the series.

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How does ice freeze people mid-air in Mortal Kombat? [closed]

In every Mortal Kombat game, the characters with ice moves are able to completely freeze their opponents in-air, keeping them from falling and crashing on the floor. How do they do this? What about ...
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What is the mysterious power wielded by Johnny & Cassie Cage?

In the semi-reboot of the Mortal Kombat franchise, Mortal Kombat X, the story begins with a flashback. Among other things, we see Johnny Cage suddenly He is never able to do it again, apparently, ...
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Is either Ghost Rider or Mortal Kombat's Scorpion a derivative of the other?

I have noticed a couple of similarities between Scorpion and Ghost Rider: They died and were "reborn" with additional powers They can expose their skulls They both use chains, though Scorpion's has a ...
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Mortal Kombat Storyline - what happened?

Mortal Kombat TV series end with every earthrelm hero dieing and Raiden is taken prisoner and is forced to observe as Earthrealm falls under Shao Kahn's rule. In Mortal Kombat X the game, there are ...
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Is it true that Sub-Zero is the only character to appear in every Mortal Kombat game?

I was watching a video on YouTube, something like "top 10 Mortal Kombat characters ", where they list off their choice of rankings one by one while giving a short bio. Sub-Zero was # 2, there have ...
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How was Shang Tsung cheating?

Shang Tsung has a curse to age incredibly quickly and die early, so he must absorb the souls of others to survive , thus gaining their powers and abilities. This curse that turned into a weapon was ...
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How many losers are there?

Shao Kahn's forces during Mortal Kombat tournaments includes multiple combatants from various other realms (Scorpion, Sub Zero, Kitana, and Mileena immediately spring to mind), but to my memory, they ...
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Why bother with the tournament?

I don't recall this being clearly explained in the movie, but Wikipedia says: Once every generation, there is an inter-dimensional martial arts tournament known as Mortal Kombat, designed by the ...