gamereactor talked with Ed Boon, a man who was there from the very start, and discussed the series and how he and his team have managed to keep things fresh throughout the years.
Gamereactor: The first Mortal Kombat was launched 1992, and just the other day, Mortal Kombat XL launched. How do you manage to stay passionate for the same series for such a long time?
Ed Boon: Mortal Kombat fans and their passion always fuels us to deliver the strongest game possible. That's easily our biggest motivation. With every Mortal Kombat game, we try to introduce new features people haven't seen before. This always excites us and gives players new challenges and things to learn with each game. This also makes each sequel unique to any of the others in the series.
OUG is ready to kick start the year 2016 with their Season 1 Fighting Game Community event in the month of May. Last year after successfully hosting and organizing tournaments in Middle East, UAE, Dubai and implementation of ranking system that is linked to tournaments and making the players seed based on their stats has really boosted the participants to play the game more competitively, this year we have to see who will be crowned at numero uno spot.
This May OUG will be debuting Street Fighter V into the line of games in addition to Super Smash Bros. Wii U, Tekken Tag Tournament 2 and Mortal Kombat XL. The stage is all set for all the gamers to put their skills to the test and battle it out for glory. The venue for this event is set to take place in Dubai at Holiday Inn Express Dubai Airport.
Please ensure you register before hand, as registering at the venue will result in a paying an extra 25 AED with the actual entry... [Read More]