- PlayStation: The Official Magazine Editor in Chief Gary Steinman
has revealed today that Mortal Kombat PS3 kicks off PTOM's list of biggest 2011 video games.
To quote: We knew it would make the cut. How could it not? After all, Mortal Kombat
isn't just destined to be one of the biggest fighting franchises of 2011, but it's one of the best we've played in a long time.
It's fast, it's fun, it's brutal, and it harkens back to the series' gory glory days. The move to a 2D plane, the giddy celebration of everything that's great about the Mortal Kombat franchise, the mix of faithful fan-service with future-looking gameplay upgrades: It's exactly what we at PlayStation: The Official Magazine
crave in our heavy hitters.
Then we found out Kratos would be in the game, and that's all it took for Mortal Kombat to kick, punch, impale, and maim its way to the tippy top of our Hugest Games of 2011 issue.
Not only did we get a sneak peek at Kratos' in-game model, but we've got the first-ever screenshots of the God of War
in action–along with this unbelievably gorgeous cover. On stands Dec. 21, the January issue of PTOM has our hands-on...