The events of Armageddon has just ended and Shao Kahn has beaten Raiden. But just before Raiden could be finished he sent a message through his mind to his younger self during the first Mortal Kombat tournament. He sent it to warn him about the future but the younger Raiden doesn't understand the message. So the events of the the first three tournaments will be altered in the perception of Raiden trying to change the future. Written by
Did You Know?
Two of the fighters in the game have a connection to the 80s hair metal band Dokken. Dokken bassist Jeff Pilson
voices Johnny Cage, and one of the downloadable fighters is Nightmare of Elm Street villain Freddy Krueger - the third film in that series featured Dokken's classic hit, Dream Warriors. See more
When Shang Tsung shoots down the rescue helicopter, a considerable amount of smoke rises into the air, but during the fight that follows and every shot in the following cut scenes, the smoke is gone. See more
Sure, let's go ruin someone else's life.
Referenced in Resident Evil 6