Following his defeat, Shang Tsung begs his master, Shao Kahn, to spare his life. He tells Shao Kahn that the invitation for Mortal Kombat cannot be turned down, and if they hold it in ... See full summary »


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Cast overview:
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Katalin Zamiar ...
Anthony Marquez ...
Phillip Ahn ...
Shang Tsung (as Phillip Ahn M.D.)
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Following his defeat, Shang Tsung begs his master, Shao Kahn, to spare his life. He tells Shao Kahn that the invitation for Mortal Kombat cannot be turned down, and if they hold it in Outworld, the Earthrealm warriors must attend. Kahn agrees to this plan, and restores Tsung's youth. He extends the invitation to Raiden, who gathers his warriors and takes them into Outworld. The tournament is dangerous, as Shao Kahn has the home field advantage, and an Outworld victory will unbalance the furies and allow Outworld to subsume Earthrealm. Written by Anonymus

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Mortal Kombat has finally met its match




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When the first Mortal Kombat was released on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo, who had a family acceptability policy that included the prohibition of graphic depictions of death and excessive violence in games released on its systems, asked for the gore from that game to be removed and to tone down the more gruesome fatalities. Consequently that version sold poorly. As a result, Nintendo finally agreed to capitulate on those guidelines for Mortal Kombat II and allowed all the original gore and fatalities to appear in the US and UK SNES versions (the Japanese version was censored, such as having green blood), but still put a warning on the box. The SNES version was considered to be the best home version available and its sales reflected that. See more »


When Kitana performs her "kiss of death" fatality on the second player (silver colored) Kitana, her costume changes from silver to blue. See more »


[says it sometimes during Shao Kahn's intro against the player's character]
Shao Kahn: Is that your best?
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One of the greatest video games ever!
24 July 2004 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Mortal Kombat and its sequels are some of the greatest games ever created! It has a good story, incredible action, great music, awesome characters, very fun, really interesting looking stages, and more! Below is an In-depth review of the game called Mortal Kombat II!

Story: Many fighters around the world enter this deadly tournament. Since now the contest is in Shao Khan's hands it will become much more difficult for the Kombatants to win!

The Kombatants!

Liu Kang - This Chinese warrior is a fearless fighter who is bent on getting revenge!

Johnny Cage - An action movie star, Cage enters Mortal Kombat!

Lord Rayden - Is it true Lord Rayden is the God of thunder?

Shang Tsung - This old shapeshifting fighter is one of the greatest fighters ever in the history of the world! He has the power to take a living being's soul!

Scorpion - A poor soul, when he was a live his wife and child were murdered by Sub Zero and the Lin Kuei clan of ninjas. Scorpion with his trusty spear is seeking revenge on the cold one.

Sub Zero - The murderer of Scorpion's family is in the tournament. Now it will be a big showdown like never seen before!

Reptile - Not much is known about this fighter except he wears the same exact ninja uniforms as Scorpion and Sub Zero but only green and can mimic other fighters maneuvers! Though it is thought that he is the last of an ancient reptilian humanoid specie, he protects Shang Tsung from enemies.

Kung Lao - The last decedent of the heroic fighter Kung Lao is a former Shaolin monk and is also a member of White Lotus Society. He enters the tournament.

Jax - U.S. Special Forces Major Jackson Briggs enters the tournament with his huge bionic arms!

Katana - Katana is an assassin and has a twin sister but unlike Mileena she has a different agenda than serving the ruler of Outworld.

Mileena - Like Katana, she is also an assassin but unlike her twin sister she will do what she can for Shao Kahn!

Baraka - A nomadic mutant, he joins Shao Khan in the Outworld.

Kintaro - After Goro was defeated Kintaro, Shao Khan replaced the prince with this monster to lead his legions!

Shao Khan - A large and muscular being the supreme ruler of the Outworld, the Astrial Plane of Shokan, and all of the surrounding regions. The fighters have gathered and the tournament has begun! Will Khan rule supreme over Earth or can the earthlings defeat their opponents and Shao Khan?

Game Play: The game play is very good. The basic movies are easy to perform but the fatalities are very hard to do but with the help of cheats it can be much easier.

Graphics: The graphics are wonderful. Most of the game is digitalized!

Difficulty: The game can be very easy or it can be very hard depending on what you set the difficulty level.

Music: The music is great! Just awesome catchy tunes through out the game! In My opinion its some of the best music ever in a video game!

Sound: The sound is great. The real voices sound clear and the punching and kicking does as well.

Overall: I have always loved Mortal Kombat. If you like excellent fighting games then I strongly recommend you play Mortal Kombat II today!

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