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Mortal Kombat Vita launch trailer

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One of the most beloved franchise from the 16-bit era is back offering a brand new set gameplay features that take full advantage of the touch controls unique to the PS Vita.  

Mortal Kombat for the PS Vita makes its debut today for $39.99.  It will bring all the fatalities and X-ray moves you love plus 150 brand new Challenge Tower missions.  On top of that, you'll get touchscreen fatalities, Test Your Slice, and Test Your Balance.  And, of course, Mortal Kombat will feature local ad-hoc connectivity along with standard Wi-Fi capabilities. 

Still not sold on the idea of Mortal Kombat on the Vita?  Well then, you should check out our own review of Mortal Kombat on the PS Vita by Gamingnexus.com's resident old-school game expert, Cyril Lachel.

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Burbank, Calif. – May 1, 2012 – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and NetherRealm Studios announced today the exclusive lease of Mortal Kombat for the PlayStation®Vita handheld system in North America.  Making its debut on the new handheld device, the acclaimed fighting franchise delivers lethal action to gamers on-the-go, priced at $39.99.

“Mortal Kombat for PlayStation®Vita allows us to bring the best possible fighting experience to our loyal fans - anytime, anywhere,” said Ed Boon, Creative Director, NetherRealm Studios. “The game runs at a seamless 60 frames per second, and provides unique gameplay modes and features that take advantage of PlayStation®Vita’s exciting new hardware capabilities. Mortal Kombat for PlayStation®Vita is the ultimate portable fighting game and provides hours of fun for mobile gamers.”

Selling more than three million units worldwide, the reinvention of the franchise was released on consoles in 2011. Mortal Kombat became the highest-selling fighting game of the year and won numerous “Best Fighting Game of 2011” awards, including Spike TV’s 2011 Video Game Awards, Game Informer, Official Xbox Magazine and GameTrailers.com.

Bringing new and exclusive content to the PS Vita system, this edition of Mortal Kombat offers over-the-top fatalities and cringe-worthy X-ray moves. Players will get to test themselves with 150 brand new Challenge Tower missions, including touchscreen Fatalities, Test Your Slice and Test Your Balance.  Players can also take the fight to their friends wherever they go with local multiplayer using ad-hoc connectivity or against friends near and far with a Wi-Fi connection.

The legendary fighting game is now available exclusively for the PS Vita system in North America.
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