Is a new ‘Mortal Kombat’ game going to be announced tomorrow?

Hints are dropping across social media that 'Mortal Kombat' might be returning.

 

Lisa Granshaw

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Published Jun 1, 2014   Updated May 31, 2021, 5:24 am CDT

It’s been three years since gamers were able to take a crack at the epic fighting style of a Mortal Kombat game. Now it looks like the classic franchise might be returning—if hints dropped over the last week are any indication.

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The trail began on Reddit Wednesday when a user shared a photo of what looks like a possible promotional poster for what could be Mortal Kombat 10. It shows the bones of a spine with the Mortal Kombat logo on the bottom above the words “Who’s Next?”

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Ed Boon, co-creator of Mortal Kombat, has also been dropping hints of a possible new installment on Twitter. His tweets seem to to be a countdown that ends on June 2 and he changed his profile picture to the recognizable logo.

@Hvitrulfr @noobde What time zone we talkin for that 8am EB? EB: Chicago time! CST!

— Ed Boon (@noobde) May 31, 2014

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@Fatalitymaster June 2nd is going to be epic whatever the news #excited :) NEXT GEN MK!! EB: Sure is! https://t.co/JgxZeNmL8N

— Ed Boon (@noobde) May 31, 2014

Yads ereht tiegh ma eb ot cseirep #WHOSNEXT

— Ed Boon (@noobde) May 30, 2014

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Whether it’s a new Mortal Kombat game or new Mortal Kombat Vs. game, the creators have certainly figured out the trick to building buzz on social media.

H/T International Digital Time | Photo via SobControllers/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

 

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*First Published: Jun 1, 2014, 11:29 am CDT