Mortal Kombat 1 Launch Trailer Showcases Shang Tsung and Reiko’s Gruesome Gameplay.
A blood-soaked launch trailer recently arrived for Mortal Kombat 1, unveiling first gameplay of iconic villain Shang Tsung and brutal general Reiko. The preview also highlighted new accessibility options coming to NetherRealm Studios’ vicious fighter releasing 19th of September.
Watch The Official Launch Trailer For MK1
Shang Tsung steps forth as lead antagonist, twisted by rebirth in protagonist Fire God Liu Kang’s new universe. The sinister sorcerer wields lethal magic and signature morphing to mimic opponents.
His grotesque fatality sees Shang gruesomely birth a demon from his victim’s torn-open chest. Fans fittingly dubbed this stomach-churning finisher the “alien fatality” for its macabre homage.
Meanwhile, Shao Kahn’s ruthless second-in-command Reiko enters the ring wielding savage head-smashing attacks. His wince-inducing Krushing Blow depicts Reiko impaling his opponent through the skull with a shattered spear.
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Mortal Kombat’s iconic over-the-top violence remains fully intact. These gruesome finishers set expectations high for equally absurd kills from the full roster.
There have been plenty of footage released by the developers, that started with the reveal trailer, followed by the Lin Kuei, new character Geras, old favourite Reptile, the TV spot featuring Dave Bautista and many more.
Custom Control Mapping and Audio Descriptions Open Up Gameplay
Publisher Warner Bros also highlighted new accessibility features aimed at maximising enjoyment. Audio descriptions provide contextual narration of on-screen events to aid visually impaired gamers.
Expanded control remapping options grant more customisation tailored to physical limitations. And subtitle tweaking assists hard of hearing players in following the bloody plot.
Check out the neat slideshow of images we put together below that showcases gameplay and cinematics.
MK1 admirably pushes to make its trademark vicious fighting style accessible for all who desire it. Disability need not prevent thrilling in excessive violence or testing skill against others online. The game is currently available for pre-order but the only blip in an otherwise flawless marketing campaign is the fact that the title will feature dreaded microtransactions.
With brutal new fatalities unveiled and extensive options to customise experiences, Mortal Kombat 1 nears its PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series and Nintendo Switch launch ready to welcome a wider range of bloodthirsty kombatants.
Whether you crave unrestrained absurd gore or competitive fighting free from barriers, this rebooted Mortal Kombat 1 delivers on 19th of September. The iconic fighting franchise brutally marches into a new generation with horrific spectacle and laudable accessibility alike.
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