Mortal Kombat (PS3)
Mortal Kombat Trailer Sees Liu Kang Bicycle Kick His Way Into The Roster
Written Friday, February 11, 2011 By Richard Walker
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As if you ever doubted it for a second, Liu Kang has been officially unveiled for Mortal Kombat's roster, despite being spotted in a developer video a couple of weeks ago. So, while we've known for a while now that Kang had made the cut, it's good to see him get his own trailer and all that anyway.

Following the character trailers before it, Liu Kang's story is delved into briefly in this video, from his origins as a Shaolin monk, to his current status as "Earthrealm's best hope for freedom". Blimey. No pressure than mate. Still, he does have the assistance of the god of thunder, Thor... sorry, I mean Raiden.

The trailer doesn't just reveal Liu Kang however, as he's not only shown fighting Kano, but he also performs his gut-wrenching fatality on a dazed Shang Tsung. Three character reveals in one trailer? Wowzers! Check out the video to see Kang doing his trademark bicycle kick and knee-lift fireball thing, with guest stars Kano and Shang Tsung.

Mortal Kombat is set to release Mortal Monday 18th April, 2011.

[Thanks, Bas]


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Comment #1 by OldPapaShacks
Friday, February 11, 2011 @ 05:46:36 AM
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Thought the most obvious character to be in MK would had his Bio churned out an age ago.

Still least we know he wont win this MK hopefully by the story to the game

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Comment #2 by Aboelsas
Friday, February 11, 2011 @ 06:06:34 AM
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Mortal Komaaaaaaaaaaaaaaact !!

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Comment #3 by WINAS3
Friday, February 11, 2011 @ 06:13:29 AM
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Cant wait for a new Mortal Kombat 8)

And #2 meant kombaaaaaaaaaaaat!!
No need to flame him.

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Comment #4 by dreadnaught_
Friday, February 11, 2011 @ 06:15:42 AM
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I think it is awesome that it appears they used the same high-pitched, jabbering sound effects from the original game. @ #1 (OldPapaShacks) -- Did you watch the trailer? They make it sound like he will be the winner ... but maybe it is just misdirection. Where did you hear differently?

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Comment #5 by OldPapaShacks
Friday, February 11, 2011 @ 06:26:45 AM
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Quoted by Ed Boon
...Raiden is about to be killed by Shao Kahn, and just before he delivers the last blow, he [Raiden] sends a mental message to his earlier self, so the camera rewinds back to Mortal Kombat 1. The Raiden from back then gets a message and he doesn't know what's going on, but he knows something bad's going to happen, and the game spans Mortal Kombat 1, 2, and 3, retelling the story with an enlightened Raiden, and he's changing the course of things, so everything you've seen happen before – Liu Kang winning, the guys turning into cybernetic ninjas, are changed around, so you might see a character become cybernetic who wasn't before, and so you see a different version [of events].

So if the course of MK is needed to change maybe L.Kang does not become

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Comment #6 by luxxx
Friday, February 11, 2011 @ 06:37:15 AM
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wow 3 obvious chars revealed in another shitty mk game!

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Comment #7 by theGambit
Friday, February 11, 2011 @ 08:43:43 AM
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Liking a bit of Kano and Shang Tsung just casually making an appearance, I saw Liu Kang was in it ages ago (as mentioned in the actual blog post) but those were cool new revalations to me (even if I hate Kano lol).

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Comment #8 by WeaponXI000
Friday, February 11, 2011 @ 08:55:33 AM
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My Reptile will kick dat ass, Lui!

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Comment #9 by Stefandepefan
Friday, February 11, 2011 @ 10:04:13 AM
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Heh... I love that bookstand they showed at the end of the video.

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Comment #10 by HappyNoodleBoi
Friday, February 11, 2011 @ 03:12:54 PM
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This is why mk failed. They killed off what was supposed to be the hero and went with the fan favorites and made them lame with the back story (sub zero and scorpion.)

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Comment #11 by Lord Tony
Saturday, February 12, 2011 @ 02:56:59 AM
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Um why is he not dead?

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Comment #12 by DanDx
Saturday, February 12, 2011 @ 05:59:09 AM
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Ignore obvious troll #6

Also @11 Raiden went back to the past (MK I) to fix what happened wrong, so Liu Kang is alive now.

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Comment #13 by King Boss
Saturday, February 12, 2011 @ 04:23:01 PM
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@9 lol if i didnt read your comment i wouldve never realised they were book stands

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Comment #14 by BIOHAZARD
Saturday, February 12, 2011 @ 09:48:54 PM
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can wait 2 play with kratos :D

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