After a solid start with its more anthology-oriented first season, WB Digital and Kevin Tancharoen’s Mortal Kombat Legacy has returned for a second season.
Kevin Tancharoen came almost completely out of nowhere (at least with Mortal Kombat fans) when he released a viral teaser called Mortal Kombat: Rebirth, a gritty, realistic take on the classic fighting game series.
DC Comics has close to 100 years of publication history, out of which thousands of characters have been created. This means that Netherrealm Studios and WB’s Injustice: Gods Among Us has a staggering library of potential DLC fighters to fill out the ranks. So why the hell did we get Mortal Kombat’s Scorpion?
Injustice: Gods Among Us has the advantage of literally hundreds, if not thousands of characters to digitize as fighters for potential DLC to blister our thumbs and gut our wallets. So it seems kind of odd that the next DLC character has been announced as Mortal Kombat’s Scorpion. Huh?
2011's Mortal Kombat: Legacy was a fun, gritty web series that deconstructed the MK mythos in a surprisingly intelligent way, helmed by the unlikely Kevin Tancharoen (whose credits include the Fame remake and Glee: The 3D Concert Movie), who made the transition from musicals to Mortal Kombat with fantastic results.
Resident Evil: Retribution is opening in theaters today, marking the fifth(!) entry in a film franchise that’s taken many liberties with its source material.
Injustice: Gods Among Us already sounded like a fighting fan's dream game, boasting a slew of DC Comics characters--including hulking undead brute Solomon Grundy--all facing off agai