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Mortal Kombat: Armageddon Review

The Mortal Kombat series has been entrenched in controversy ever since it debuted in 1992.  The fighting game was violent because of the infamous Fatality moves.  From punching the head of an opponent clean off to burrowing into an enemy

Graphically, if you have played Deadly Alliance or Deception, then you have a good idea what Armageddon looks like, since it uses the same engine.  Deadly Alliance was visually impressive when it first came out on the Gamecube, Xbox, and PS2.  That was early in the cycle of those consoles though, making the first jump of Mortal Kombat to the next generation a bit disappointing.
 
That isn

The beats during the gameplay provide most of the music in the game.  You aren

The biggest question about Armageddon for the Wii is how it controls, since the Wiimote and Nunchuk control scheme is so different from anything we

Armageddon feels a lot like Deadly Alliance and Deception.  If you enjoyed those games, you

Armageddon includes a lot of value for the money.  First of all, as mentioned before, there are over 60 characters available in the game.  That

Ron Burke is the Editor in Chief for Gaming Trend. Currently living in Fort Worth, Texas, Ron is an old-school gamer who enjoys CRPGs, action/adventure, platformers, music games, and has recently gotten into tabletop gaming. Ron is also a fourth degree black belt, with a Master's rank in Matsumura Seito Shōrin-ryū, Moo Duk Kwan Tang Soo Do, Universal Tang Soo Do Alliance, and International Tang Soo Do Federation. He also holds ranks in several other styles in his search to be a well-rounded fighter. Ron has been married to Gaming Trend Editor, Laura Burke, for 21 years. They have three dogs - Pazuzu (Irish Terrier), Atë, and Calliope (both Australian Kelpie/Pit Bull mixes).

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