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Mortal Kombat (the Movies) Finally Gets the Honest Trailer Fatality It Deserves

Of course Mortal Kombat would get its own Honest Trailer. With Assassin's Creed trying to repair the damage of the terrible video game movie adaptations that came before, it's the perfect time to look back at one of the most notorious of the bunch.

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Things We Saw Today: James Gunn Bets a Skeptical Fan Over Undiscovered Guardians of the Galaxy Easter Egg

Apparently, all of the Guardians of the Galaxy Easter eggs have been found save one--and when a brave commenter asserted that it might not even exist, director James Gunn bet him $100,000 smackeroos to prove otherwise. It's never wise to bet against the director of the actual movie.

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Zayn Malik Designed His Own Met Gala Outfit, Took Inspiration From Mortal Kombat and Prince

Remember Zayn Malik's incredible outfit at the 2016 Met Gala? Turns out he designed it himself, and he had a couple of cool inspirations in mind.

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Confessions of an Emetophobic Gamer: Why Mortal Kombat’s Bo’ Rai Cho Scared Me

I used to beg my friend to select anyone but Bo’ Rai Cho, the fighter who could projectile vomit on command in Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance. When Bo’ Rai Cho stumbled closer to my chosen fighter, his round belly hanging over his pants, I held the block trigger on my controller and squeezed my eyes shut. I was afraid to look at the screen because I didn’t want to see Bo’ Rai Cho get sick.

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The Making of the Mortal Kombat Film: Puppets, Fight Scenes, and Grueling Auditions

The director, producers, and several actors from the 1995 Mortal Kombat movie have opened up in an oral history of how this videogame adaptation got funded and completed, against all odds.

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New Game of Thrones, Batman, and Mortal Kombat Games Koming to Mobile Devices

All men must buy.

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has a bunch of games from your favorite franchises coming your way for mobile devices. Now you'll have so many more ways to keep yourself occupied with your phone in boring situations like class, work, or the middle of conversations with other humans!

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Mortal Kombat X Women to Be More Realistically Proportioned, Still Probably Wear Absurd Outfits


Physically smaller amount of boob to objectify equals less sexism? That's how math works, right?

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A Great Big List of Games from E3 with Playable Female Characters

All aboard the hype train!

Like many of you, me and my fellow Weekend Editor Sam Maggs and I were more than a little irked by the whole Ubisoft kerfuffle earlier this week. It almost made us forget about that long ago time (last Monday) when we were really excited about the stuff coming out of E3. Then we realized...we're still excited! And though female representation still has a long way to go in the gaming industry, we're happy to report there are plenty of other upcoming games that include playable female characters.

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Fatality! The Mortal Kombat Franchise Gets The Brutal Honest Trailers Treatment

But Mortal Kombat X is going to be great, though... right?

So we know Mortal Kombat X is coming in 2015, which is (hopefully) going to be awesome. But it would be irresponsible for us to forget Mortal Kombat's legacy of excellent games and live-action re-makes - and, you know. All the Mortal Kombat games, movies, and TV shows that have been just the absolute worst. Honest Trailers is here to remind us.

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Mortal Kombat X Game Details Come With Preorder Availability and Box Art

Really, though, we all just want to rip people's spines out with next-gen graphics, right?

So far, we've only gotten a glimpse of what Mortal Kombat X has up its sleeves (aside from deadly spears and the severed spines of its enemies), but it was enough to get us speculating about what the game might be like. Now, we've got some details alongside its preorder release.

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The Mortal Kombat X Trailer Sure Looks Great, But Does It Tell Us Anything?

Aside from, "Get over here," that is.

If you didn't already know, Mortal Kombat X got a trailer yesterday, and people seem pretty excited about it. I can understand why, seeing as the fight in the trailer is a lot of fun to watch, features fan-favorite characters, and is also incredibly pretty to look at, even when it's gross. But does it say anything about the game?

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Protect Your Pockets With These Pint-Size Pop Culture Amigurumi


I have a soft spot for any object that allows me to use the word "stubby." These cute crocheted buddies are the handiwork of Louis Mensinger, and can be purchased at his Etsy shop, Louie's Loops (keychains are an option). If you'd prefer something a tad more practical, he makes themed iPhone covers, too. Click through to see more! (via So Geek Chic)

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Things We Saw Today: Jayne Cobb Dress-Up Magnets

Things We Saw Today

Just like it says on the tin. The bloody slash across the Blue Sun shirt is a nice touch. (via Fashionably Geek)

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Things We Saw Today: A Unicorn Rainbow Fart Cake

Things We Saw Today

Sideserf Cake Studio created this culinary delight. I'm so glad that unicorn farts are a thing. (That's Nerdalicious)

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Eliza Dushku Kicks Butt In Machinima’s New Sci-Fi Short, The Gable 5

For monster

From director Kevin Tancharoen, of Mortal Kombat: Legacy fame (not to mention brother of SHIELD's Maurissa Tancharoen) comes another Machinima original. It's definitely got a sci-fi bent, I got a slight Portal vibe, but Tancharoen calls it, “a sci-fi, futuristic version of The Truman Show.” Besides Eliza Dushku doing what she does best, it also features a few other familiar faces. Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

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We Recap the Second Half of Season Two of Mortal Kombat Legacy

Well we certainly didn't see that fatality coming.

Season two of Mortal Kombat Legacy came out yesterday, and we quickly burned through the first five episodes. Today we watched the rest of the season, and it's incredible. Let's take a look at what happens in episodes six through ten.

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Mortal Kombat Legacy Season Two Just Hit the Web and We’ve Got All the Episodes Right Here


Happy Mortal Kombat Legacy Day everyone! We're not sure if that's a real holiday, but we think it should be. We're real excited to watch the rest of season two. We got an early look at the first three episodes, and that's right where things get good, so we can't wait for the rest. All the episodes are live right now, so we won't have to.

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We Spoke With Mortal Kombat Legacy Director Kevin Tancharoen About Season Two

Ready... Interview!

Season two of the Machinima series Mortal Kombat Legacy kicks off tomorrow, and we're pretty pumped about it. So much so that we spoke with its director Kevin Tancharoen about the series, and a lot about fatalities, because Tancharoen assures us -- there will be fatalities.

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This Trailer for Mortal Kombat Legacy II Looks All Kinds Of Badass [Video]

As we all know, there are dozens of different bad-ass varieties. This is all of those.

Remember Mortal Kombat Legacy, the awesome web series created after that fake (but ridiculously amazing) movie trailer for Mortal Kombat: Rebirth went viral? Well, good news! You're getting more! The second season is dropping in its entirety of September 26th, and the trailer is veeery exciting.

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Game of Thrones‘ Kit Harington to Star in Disaster Pic Pompeii

You know nothing Jon Snow

Hmmm… so the history and Game of Thrones nerd corners of my brain are happy about this, but the film nerd part… not so much. That's because Pompeii is being directed by Paul W.S. Anderson, and  The Hollywood Reporter says he's "making a period adventure movie and taking a Titanic approach, anchoring it with a love story." Oy.

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