Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announces Mortal Kombat will ship for PlayStation Vita system in spring 2012. Developed by Nether Realm Studios, the game delivers an experience designed specifically for on-the-go gaming with brand new gameplay features and content developed exclusively for the new handheld device.
â€œThe Nether Realm team is committed to making sure that we follow up the success of 2011â€™s Mortal Kombat with an equally compelling experience on the PlayStation Vita,â€ said Ed Boon, Creative Director, Nether Realm Studios. â€œThe original game content and new features we developed for the PlayStation Vita will provide gamers with the best fighting game experience available on the new mobile platform.â€
Selling more than three million units worldwide in 2011, Mortal Kombat became the highest-selling fighting game of the year and has won numerous â€œBest Fighting Game of 2011â€ awards including Spike TVâ€™s 2011 Video Game Awards, Official Xbox Magazine and GameTrailers.com.
In a triumphant return to the gameâ€™s original mature presentation, Mortal Kombat offers over-the-top fatalities and wince-inducing X-ray moves. This latest iteration in the franchise brings the game back to a 2D fighting plane and introduces a number of new gameplay features including Tag Team, Challenge Tower and a deep story mode. Several new features have been developed exclusively for Mortal Kombat for PS Vita system, which will be revealed in the coming months.
Platform: PS Vita
Release Date: April 2, 2012
Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive
Developer: NetherRealm Studios