MORTAL KOMBAT 11

The Ninja Boys of Mortal Kombat, Ranked

Forget your Hadokens and dragon punches. For me, nothing says “fighting game” like two identical muscle-bound guys who differ only in the color of their gi pounding on each other until one says uncle. Immaculate character balance, a deep roster, rock-solid netcode — sure, those are nice to have. But…

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Fanwidth Episode 014: Mega Man Needs More Skin

THE TIME HAS COME! Steven, merritt, and Niki all come together for the first time ever (on a podcast, anyway) to bring you all the news you need to know. Well… Actually, they mostly talk about Star Trek. But there are plenty of diversions into Saturday morning cartoons and hypno…

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Raiden Guide: Mortal Kombat 11 Character Strengths, Weaknesses, Tips

Raiden makes the world go round in Mortal Kombat 11. Well, he helps keep one world spinning for another day, at least. As the protector of Earthrealm, he’s got a lot of responsibility on his shoulders. So it’s a shame that the stress of command made him just a bit evil…

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Ranking the Cast of Mortal Kombat 11 By How Much They Remind Me of My Dad

Mortal Kombat 11 has been out for a week now, and the competitive scene is starting to firm up. As players determine the tier rankings of each character, I have embarked on a ranking project of my own: figuring out which of the male characters of MK11 is most like my dad. My…

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Best of Fanbyte April 2019

Today marks the end of April and, conveniently (unbelievably), Fanbyte’s six-month anniversary of existence. That, frankly, is incredible. We’re done a lot in our short time here and more and more it’s getting harder to choose a small percentage of our pieces to feature here. But alas, I have a…

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Sonya Blade Guide: Mortal Kombat 11 Character Strengths, Weaknesses, Tips

Mortal Kombat 11 has no shortage of military might. Characters like Cassie Cage and Jax represent the fictional “Special Forces” just fine. But Sonya Blade is the ranking officer among the mere mortals of Mortal Kombat. And that martial lifestyle is reflected in her playstyle. Which is why we’ve created this…

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Mortal Kombat 11 Tournament Variations Guide – How to Set Tournament Variations, Ranked Play

Mortal Kombat 11 provides plenty of customization for players. From cosmetics to abilities, the game gives you a ton of control over how you play. But to make things simpler for competitive play, the game restricts you to one of two variations per character. If you’re looking to play in Ranked…

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Skarlet Guide: Mortal Kombat 11 Character Strengths, Weaknesses, Tips

Skarlet enters the Mortal Kombat 11 roster as a base character for the first time ever. Although she doesn’t play a major role in the game’s story mode, she does fit into the new cast nicely with flashy attacks based on blood magic. Played correctly, she can dominate a distance and…

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A Woman Guesses the Breast Sizes of the Ladies of Mortal Kombat 11

Mortal Kombat 11 is out, and it’s a pretty fun game, if I do say so myself. But there seems to be a strange controversy around certain aspects of this latest entry in the series — namely that the female characters models were altered a bit in the chest area: epic…

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All Mortal Kombat 11 Fatalities – Video & Inputs

Mortal Kombat 11 is the latest ultra brutal fighter from Netherrealm Studios. Many klassic kombatants have returned, along with a number of fresh faces. Fatalities, of course, make their return to the series. We’ve compiled them all in one handy guide for you! Looking for inputs on how to execute…

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Mortal Kombat 11 Review – The Sands of Time

“Oooh,” my friends shout as they watch Cassie pierce Kabal’s head on a spike in the stage — doing minimal damage, but looking particularly gruesome. “Oh wow,” they exclaim, as Skarlet finishes her Fatality and they see Scorpion’s skewered eyeball. I hear them constantly praising the graphics as entrails and limbs…

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How to Beat Kronika in Mortal Kombat 11 – Tips, Strategy, Best Ending

Kronika is the final boss of Mortal Kombat 11 — whether you play the full story campaign or just one of the classic Towers. Unless you’re only playing online, you’re probably going to have to face her eventually. And you should! The story mode is fantastic. But Kronika won’t make…

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Kronika Mortal Kombat 11 Fatalities Guide – List & Videos

Kronika is the new main villain of Mortal Kombat 11. And she really doesn’t mess around. Not content to just kill the series’ heroes, like Shao Kahn before her, this mistress of time wants to rewrite all of reality to her whims. That’s a great setup for an even better story…

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The Top 5 Games That Share My Initials

Mortal Kombat 11 is out, and that can only mean one thing — people everywhere are talking about it using an acronym that happens to be my initials. “MK is casual.” Only on Fridays! “MK is dividing the fighting game community!” Gosh I hope not! “MK is ruined.” What? But this all got me thinking,…

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Fanwidth Episode 013: The Sound of Music

Hey, you. Yes, you! Do you like video games? Well, we’ve got them in spades this week, believe it or not. Niki and Steven open up with talk about this who “dubstep” thing the kids are raving about, but then they jump straight into chat about Mortal Kombat 11 and…

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How to Unlock Frost for Free in Mortal Kombat 11

Mortal Kombat 11 has no shortage of deadly fighters. But not all of them are available from the start! In addition to six upcoming DLC characters, as well as pre-order bonus Shao Kahn, there’s one more member of the roster that eludes new players. Frost is the only free-to-unlock character…

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Sub-Zero Guide: Mortal Kombat 11 Character Strengths, Weaknesses, Tips

Just because he’s been around the block a few times, that doesn’t mean Sub-Zero is ready to rest in Mortal Kombat 11. The cool-headed killer is back to do battle against his own evil brother, the armies of darkness, and time itself in this culmination of the classic fighting game series. But…

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Scorpion Guide: Mortal Kombat 11 Character Strengths, Weaknesses, Tips

Scorpion is a bona fide Mortal Kombat original. The sometimes villain, sometimes hero just might be the most iconic character in the series’ history. Although he’s gone through some massive changes over the years (both in the story and in terms of gameplay). So why don’t we take a look…

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Shao Kahn Guide: Mortal Kombat 11 Character Strengths, Weaknesses, Tips

Shao Kahn is just about the most iconic villain in Mortal Kombat history. And even if he’s been upstaged by Kronika in Mortal Kombat 11, that doesn’t mean he can’t still steal the show with the right handler. But how do you make this big, hulking brute live up to…

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Frost Guide: Mortal Kombat 11 Character Strengths, Weaknesses, Tips

Frost is a kold-hearted killer that blends ninja prowess with cybernetic finesse. She’s a literal machine — one that can use her various abilities to hit opponents at all kinds of ranges and angles. And if you’re willing to give her a shot, you might just warm up to her. That’s…

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