Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) have announced that Mortal Kombat, a fighting game created by NetherRealm Studios, will add Kratos.
Kratos that comes from God of War franchise will be added as a new warrior to the line-up exclusively for the PlayStation 3 (PS3) computer entertainment system.
And Kratos will have his own customized move set, fatality, and fighting arena available when Mortal Kombat hits stores worldwide in April 2011, it was announced Saturday, Dec. 11.[ Also Read: Facebook Gaming Going Back to the Future ]
“When we were approached with the opportunity, it was a no-brainer. Fans of both games have been asking for this to happen,” said Stig Asmussen, game director, God of War III.
“Kratos belongs in Mortal Kombat, and I’m thrilled about the potential.”
Through an exclusive partnership between Warner Bros. and Sony, Kratos will face off against the most renowned Mortal Kombat fighters, including Scorpion and Sub Zero, and the game will be available in Stereoscopic 3-D on the PS3.
The newest chapter of Mortal Kombat, releasing in April 2011 for the PS3 and Xbox 360, marks a triumphant return to the series’ mature presentation and a reinvention of its classic 2-D fighting mechanic, says Warner Bros.[ Also Read: Kinect for Xbox 360: Over 2.5 Million in 25 Days ]
Mortal Kombat will also introduce a number of new game-play features including tag team, a deeper story mode, and nostalgic arcade battle online and offline.
Players will be able to choose from an extensive line-up of the game’s iconic warriors and challenge their friends in traditional 1 vs. 1 matches as well as several new game modes.
Developed for the PlayStation family of products, according to Warner Bros., God of War brings epic battles to life with stunning graphics and an elaborate plot that puts Kratos at the center of carnage and destruction as he seeks revenge against the Gods who have betrayed him.