Titles like Puyo Puyo Tetris and Street Fighter X Tekken prove that bringing two successful franchises together can yield a match made in heaven. But every now and then two brazenly different intellectual properties form an unholy union that manages to get things right.
The next Godzilla film casts a former Game of Thrones star. Pearl Mackie discusses her Doctor Who future. The screenwriter for the Mortal Kombat movie reboot talks about his goals. Plus, teasers for what’s to come on the next season of Legends of Tomorrow, and more new Wonder Woman images. Go, Spoilers!
We’re going to assume that Dan Clinch is a teacher who’s either found a great way to get his students excited about chemistry, or is just looking to get fired with a comfortable severance package. Because having them pass around what appears to be an invisible flaming bubble of propane looks both amazing and dangerous…
It’s been 20 years since the last Mortal Kombat film, Mortal Kombat: Annihilation, got an exceedingly tepid reception at the box office. But the video game is still incredibly popular, and the next film has big name James Wan (The Conjuring, Furious 7, Aquaman) on board to produce. Now we know who’s directing.
James Wan talks Aquaman rumors and the Mortal Kombat movie reboot. Get a look at Legends of Tomorrow’s new Vixen. Arrow is done with the flashbacks after season five. Plus, David Anders on the set of Once Upon a Time, a look at Gotham’s Mad Hatter, and just how many episodes of new Twin Peaks we’ll be getting.…
Finish him! Every gamer knows when that Mortal Kombat voice reigns down, something truly horrific is about to happen to your dazed opponent. We’re talking about fatalities. We’re talking about seeing a character’s skeleton or ripping someone’s heart out or punching their head off or turning them into blood goo or…
Asha Rani is known as “The Iron Queen” because of the amazing feats of strength she’s attempted using her teeth, ears, and eye sockets. Four Guinness records wasn’t enough to slake her thirst for outlandish showmanship.
Through a series of button inputs, a player has found previously undiscovered menus that lay dormant in the arcade versions of Mortal Kombat 1, 2 and 3. How did they last so long without being discovered?
It sucks that Will Smith won’t be in the Independence Day sequel—but wait ‘til you hear the random explanation for his character being gone. Alas, this is standard practice. When stars decide not to come back, movies come up with rationales for writing them out, that go beyond “dog ate my homework.”
And the show may have cast a major character for some flashback scenes. Who’s fighting whom in Civil War? Deadpool has a lot more Green Lantern jokes... that won’t make it into the film. Plus, American Horror Story’s “most disturbing” scene, and our first look at Sleepy Hollow’s Betsy Ross. Behold, Spoilers!
Meet Blanche. She’s the old lady in the background of the Outworld Marketplace stage, and she is the best thing about Mortal Kombat X.
You know that saying, don’t hate the player, hate the game? Fuck that. I prefer the whole “crush the skulls of your enemies using the white hot rage of justice” approach...when we’re talking about Mortal Kombat, at least.
It's been a while since the fighters of the gloriously gory Mortal Kombat have been action figures, but we won't have to wait much longer - Mezco revealed that they'd acquired the license at NYCC, and have now released the first images of Raiden, Sub-Zero and Scorpion for us to ogle at. Hooray!
Sometimes our favorite movies and TV shows feature some hideously ridiculous dialogue. And this nonsensical and melodramatic speech is part of why some movies are such a guilty pleasure. Here are the 10 awesomest lines of unintentionally funny dialogue from science fiction and fantasy movies and television.
This past weekend was the first ever Québec City Comic-Con. And the cosplayers who gathered proved conclusively that French Canadians have style in spades. Including tons of great game costumes, a ton of superheroes, and loads more. Here's our favorite Québecois cosplay!
Warner Bros. has just amped up their newly named digital division Blue Ribbon Content, and with the announcement of this creation comes a whole slate of new webseries that will make you go, "Sure, why not?"
On the surface, last night's episode of Agents of SHIELD was about "facing reality" — something both Coulson and Fitz were grappling with. But on a deeper level, the (super funny) episode was about how the two men are both severely damaged. And the question of how far you can trust yourself, much less your friends.
They don't make villain conferences like this any more. One of the interchangeable aliens from this season of Falling Skies grabs a lump of coal and scrunches it into a red diamond, so he can have a teleconference with another alien, in a burning hellscape lifted from a Mortal Kombat game.
Last weekend at the Galloping Ghost Arcade in Brookfield, Illinois, ten of the actors rotoscoped for the first three Mortal Kombat games gathered to show fans they are far from finished. Looking good, aren't they?