Since it’s 1992 debut, I would say that I have had a pretty up and down relationship with the Mortal Kombat franchise.
Not because I have any great criticism of it, but I am, when it comes to beat ‘em-ups, a bit of an impatient button masher. This affliction means that I am invariably utterly humiliated by anyone who has put in the time to learn more that just Sub Zero’s “Ice blast” move. So for me to recommend a beat ‘em-up, it really does have to be an instant winner. Well, there’s good news… (more…)