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.
Did You Know?
The first Mortal Kombat game to be made under the Warner Brothers acquisition of Midway Games. See more
When Raiden's amulet falls off of his clothing near the end of the game, the cracks on the amulet are gone, but when the elder gods heal him (the amulet with him) the cracks reappear. See more
You are certain this will work?
Hell no! I've never done this before. It's not like there's a manual.
Referenced in Forget About It: Rocky