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Anime Mortal Kombat 11

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by karoliner, Dec 7, 2018.

  1. BrotherFrank Arbiter

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    Welp managed to see around 2/3rds of the story before WB took the vids down.

    Tbh apart from some...very retarded moments, one of which is mentioned in a spoiler post above, I think it's a better story then Mk X which I remember as being mostly brown and boring, had legit fun watching it and a lot of the environments are cool. Also lol at how NR was all like, women don't fight in ridiculous outfits anymore, then you notice the female outworld npc fighters show a lot of skin, makes Jade stand out even more as a contrast to them in her chapter. At one point she is roaming the scorching wastes with Kotal and his army and it's like a burkha in a sea of flesh and muscles.

    From what I hear the ending is what pisses people off the most, so will see how that impacts my opiinion.

    Otherwise one thing I liked...
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    Shao Khan getting MEGA pissed at finding out mileena was killed was super :love:. Dude gets told he dies and mileena succeeded him and he doesn't react, clearly was cool with it and saw her as his rightful heir... Then d'vorah is all like oh yeh lulz i killed her and Shao Kahn instantly flips harder then when Shang Tsung told him he fucked the mk tournament and set back centuries his plans of conquest, going all WTF DID YOU DO BITCH? ILL KILL YOU!!!! Mileena might ber dead, her gear given to every character as costume pieces as a way to troll mileena fans, but evil conqueror of worlds daddy really cared about her!
    Also Shao Kahn taking a stroll with Skarlett and having a casual conversation about her likes in blood was cute too, no wonder she is so loyal to him, turns out Shao Kahn can be bro tier.
     
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  2. Nathir Learned

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    True. But the game has long since veered from cheesy story into retardo shit.
     
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  3. oddech_wymarlych_swiatow Arcane

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    MKX had shit story, only good parts were MK4 chapter and tea party with Sub-Zero, Scorpion and Frost.

    MK11 is real conclusion to Armageddon and its enjoyable despite having many flaws - so many plot holes, Special Forces chapters being mostly a gunfest and final chapter which is just Dragon Ball... NRS writers were too lazy to even try to explain some details, for example the Mystery of Noob Saibot's return:

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    Hanzo - Hi Noob-dude, why you're still alive despite being kicked into Soulnado and missing for 25 years?
    Noob - I'm just not easy to kill.


    There're lots of butthurt about reseting timeline again but I'm ok with that - truth is you just cannot proceed with this story further, it's either last MK gaem or the next one will be prologue (500 years back to the times of Great Kung Lao fighting Goro) or some weird alternative story.
     
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  4. Generic-Giant-Spider Arcane

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  5. Okagron Erudite

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    People brought up the fact you could even buy the thing to unlock everything in MKX as the beginning of them making the games grindier and grindier to justify people basically pay to bypass the grind. That's how it starts, they slowly raise the grind with each game to make people spend more money in the game to bypass the grind.

    And look at what we are now. Hope the fuckers that defended that crap in MKX to unlock everything in the Krypt by paying 20 bucks are happy with themselves now, because the grind has gotten even worse.
     
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  6. Reinhardt Arcane

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    And that would be much better idea than retarded shit they doing now. At least earth fighters could be diverse not in modern meaning of the word.
     
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  7. gongal Novice

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    Cool story
     
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  8. BrotherFrank Arbiter

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    I'll give credit to that ending, it sure made me think more then any other ending in fighting game history...about how utterly retarded and cringey it was.
     
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  9. Black Arcane

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    Props to NRS, the only way for blacks to create a proper civilization is through some McGuffin and time manipulation.
     
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  10. oddech_wymarlych_swiatow Arcane

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    Most of these endings are disappointing, so far I liked:

    1. Noob (darkest one, guy's is just total asshole)
    2. Kano (projections of his fantasies, lulz)
    3. Kung Lao (Onaga!)
    4. Scorpion / Sonya (that ones expand MK universe for villains of new level of thread)

    But I'm ok with JC/Cassie/Jax/Jacqui cosidering their main stories was full of slice of life stuff.
     
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  11. Vityaz Learned

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    This might be the most out of character ending I've ever seen.

    So first he talks about how his family should not get in the way of him doing the right thing for everyone. He wants to fix shit, probably will lose Vera and Jacqui, possible bittersweet ending. Alright, sounds like Jax.

    But then he decides he wants to fix it only for the black people instead of "everyone"...?? What? Anyone else find that a bit random and tacked on? I don't think he ever brought up any "racism" sentiments ever throghout the entire series. Even after the reboot.

    I hate to say it, but even Jacqui (who pretty much deleted herself from existence, just so that her dad doesn't have to ever experience being a Revenant), had a much better and logical ending than that.
     
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  12. Seboist Arcane Patron

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    PC RPG Website of the Year, 2015 Codex 2016 - The Age of Grimoire Make the Codex Great Again! Grab the Codex by the pussy
    Welp, looks like I'll be skipping this one.
     
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  13. Adon Prophet

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    To be fair, they haven't been good at endings in a long ass time. MK4 is still king when it comes to arcade endings. :smug:
     
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  14. Okagron Erudite

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    The Jarek trilogy in MK4 is still the funniest shit this franchise has ever produced.
     
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  15. BrotherFrank Arbiter

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31vJjET9e68&
    All the endings, had trouble direct linking it.

    I like Erron Black's ending so much that the character is growing on me when in mk X I couldn't care one way or another.
    Johnny Cage's one was good too,I like the whole moral that your experiences define who you are, even the bad ones...Well ok he kinda cheated at the end but that's understandable.
     
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  16. Okagron Erudite

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    Just watched the story and i'm glad Kronika is not Frost from a different timeline, at least at no point is this ever mentioned by anyone in the story. That would have been truly retarded if it was an actual thing.

    A lot of these are actually wrong.

    Korrupt Raiden just disappears near the beginning of the game when the timeline merging happens. What a waste honestly, because i always thought he was a pretty cool idea, a defender that decides to kill his enemies before they attempt to conquer his realm. Instead, he tortures Shinnok, helps the Special Forces in taking down what is basically the home base of Shinnok, and when the timeline merger happens he's apparently erased from reality. And he never shows up again, only regular Raiden appears.
     
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  17. Generic-Giant-Spider Arcane

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    They need to never bring Jax/Jacqui back ever again.
     
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  18. oddech_wymarlych_swiatow Arcane

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    Havik's assist has to be removed so will he be a DLC?

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    BTW Sho Kahn is the most pathetic jobber ever, even worse then Reptile and Ermac in MK9/MK10. He dies in second fight and his only succes is to capture Kotal and that's only thanks to Kotal being unconsious.
     
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  19. TheHeroOfTime Arcane

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    Is Mileena in the game?

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  20. aweigh Arcane

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    They turned JAX into a LITERAL NAZI in his ending LOL

     
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  21. Somberlain Arcane Zionist Agent

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    PSA for Codexers looking for GOOD fighting games.

    3D: Tekken 7, Dead or Alive 6, Soul Calibur 6. All three are excellent.

    2D: Blazblue Centralfiction, Blazblue Cross Tag, UNIST, Guilty Gear Xrd, Dragon Ball Fighter Z. There is also a new Samurai Showdown and King of Fighters coming.


    If you are a dudebro who wants to mash buttons, there is obviously Mortal Kombat 11 and, to a lesser extent, Street Fighter 5.

    And if you are an overweight neckbeard with bad hygiene, there's Smash Bros.
     
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  22. Okagron Erudite

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    He was a waste as well honestly. They brought back what is arguably the best boss character in the series, only for him to get his ass kicked and then be killed by Kitana by having his throat slit by one of her fans in the most anticlimatic fashion. Skarlet, Noob Saibot, Revenant Jade and Kabal also only show up to be beating bags for the player and do nothing of note. Revenant Sindel (apparently there's dialogue between her and D'Vorah that was datamined, so i guess she's DLC) is also gone, same way Jade was gone in MKX. Frost also does nothing of note except apparently she runs the Cyber Lin Kuei and gets her ass kicked constantly.

    And yup, they reset the timeline again. I heard somewhere that this might the last Mortal Kombat in a long while because NRS is getting tired of making fighting games. And that MK11 is gonna be supported for a long while, kind of like Street Fighter 5 and Killer Instinct were. I guess they want to leave everything open for any story they want to come up with by resetting the timeline.
     
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  23. Reinhardt Arcane

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    I really hope they will make Jax ending canon for next game.
     
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  24. Generic-Giant-Spider Arcane

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    There's some serious lolworthy shit here.

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    D'vorah apparently killed Kitana's daddio, which was originally a Shao Kahn accomplishment and was kind of a big deal for his whole character. NRS hasn't learned from Quan Chi taking nearly all of Shang Tsung's feats and instead shove accolades on to a character they want to push hard.

    Shao Kahn is a jobber in story mode and gets killed by Azn Kitana. This is someone that ranks among the best final bosses in fighting games and he gets shit on like he's nobody. For most people he's the literal voice of MK.

    Noob Saibot is woefully misused and appears like one time in the entirety of the story. You could have done so much interesting things with him as a character, you could have had even more fun with the timeline hijinks if you didn't have such a shitty base roster (seriously, you have Scorpion/Sub-Zero team up and miss out on having them take on Noob-Smoke) like having OG Sub-Zero see what he eventually becomes.

    The only saving grace about Frost is she has one of the best fatalities in the series. Her involvement in the narrative amounts to nothing.

    Erron Black is still a jobber. If this guy is the unofficial "3D era hitman" why not, like, show him kill off some of these shitty characters? He offscreen killed Kobra and Hsu Hao, it'd be cool if you saw him do something like that in story so you could feel he's actually capable of doing more than being a boot imprint for the good guys.
     
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  25. Aemar Learned

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