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He can turn into a giant cat, rip you apart with his saw, and drink your blood for damage buffs; Kotal Kahn Mortal Kombat 11 breakdown

We got an all new Kombat Kast today and Mortal Kombat 11 developers showed off none other than reigning emperor of Outworld, Kotal Kahn.

Steve "16bit" Brownback showcased the character as he highlighted and discussed an array of different techniques while articulating Kahn's general play style and approach. Pretty similar to his game plan in MKX, Kahn is a grappler as well as a brawler, and feels like a boss character with his exceptionally powerful normals and massive stature. Continue on for more.

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Kotal Kahn and Jacqui Briggs reveal trailer officially shown for Mortal Kombat 11

During today's Kombat Kast, Kotal Kahn and Jacqui Briggs were officially revealed for Mortal Kombat 11.

It appears that Kotal Kahn has developed the ability to transform into a jaguar. Like Mortal Kombat X, he has access to a giant bladed weapon and the ability to generate a damage over time sunlight in an area of his choosing.

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Kotal Kahn Kombat Kast live stream now live

Update: Stream is now live. Check it out after the jump.

Earlier: Okay so it hasn't been officially stated that we're getting a Kotal Kahn showcasing today, but we did get some fairly obvious hints that the current emperor of Outworld would be next in the queue.

We're looking forward to seeing what developers Tyler, Derek, and Steve have in store for us this week as we're now just over a month away from Mortal Kombat 11's official release date of April 23rd. Continue on to check out the live stream.

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A new Mortal Kombat 11 character and the game's first DLC fighter are going to be revealed this Friday

NetherRealm Studios is gearing up for a big Mortal Kombat 11 reveal event later this week. Two new characters are set to be unveiled this Friday (March 22), according to Creative Director Ed Boon.

The company will be holding a panel at the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo with a lot of Mortal Kombat goodness to be discussed.

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Ed Boon: More fighters coming to Mortal Kombat 11 beta test on March 27th

We just got done experiencing Mortal Kombat 11 online for the very first time thanks to the stress test that was live over the weekend. Those of us jonesing for more MK11 have the pre-order beta test on the horizon to look forward to, as it will go live on March 27th.

The stress test allowed us to explore Scorpion, Baraka, and Skarlet, a good sampling of some of the different types of characters the game has to offer thus far. While we were very happy to get these three, there are 16 total confirmed characters for MK11 at this point, and we'd be very excited to try some others out. The good news is, we'll soon be able to.

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Mortal Kombat 11 is looking amazing, but there are a few major issues that need attention; Maximilian and SonicFox offer their stress test impressions

Those lucky enough to get into the Mortal Kombat 11 stress test have had a few days now with an early build of the game and thus the reactions and impressions are beginning to pour forth.

Today we have the impressions of both prominent streamer Maximilian and NetherRealm Studios fighting game champion Dominique "FOX|SonicFox" McLean to help give you an idea of how MK11 is shaping up thus far.

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Here are my initial Mortal Kombat 11 stress test impressions

Over the weekend, many members of the fighting game community were able to seize the opportunity to try out Mortal Kombat 11 for the first time. This was thanks to the private stress test which was primarily online, but NetherRealm Studios did enable the Klassic Towers during the final few hours.

For me personally, this gave me an opportunity to play Baraka — my favorite Mortal Kombat character along with Reptile — after his absence in Mortal Kombat X. I was also able to get a general feel for how Mortal Kombat 11 will play like when it releases on April 23, 2019.

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Missed the first Mortal Kombat 11 online beta? Here's the schedule for the closed beta test coming later this month

Mortal Kombat 11 just saw its first online stress test wrap up last night. Beginning this past Friday, fans who received a code after registering were able to try out bits and pieces of the upcoming game early with the main focus of the test being the online experience.

If you didn't get a chance to play it much this weekend or simply never received a code, don't fret too hard. Another beta — this time a closed test for those who pre-order the game — is coming later this month, and the schedule for it has been released.

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Klassic Towers single player mode now open in Mortal Kombat 11 stress test

With today being March 17th, there are only a few hours remaining for the Mortal Kombat 11 stress test. If you weren't invited, don't worry — another beta test will be available on March 28th, 2019 to those who pre-ordered Mortal Kombat 11.

To commemorate these final hours, it appears as though NetherRealm Studios has opened up a single player mode for players to mess with. With access to the stress test, players can participate in Klassic Towers.

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Mortal Kombat 11's connection display should become the standard approach for all fighting games

Mortal Kombat 11's online system for displaying what kind of connection you're about to face should become the standard across all fighting games going forward.

The very awesome and insightful UYU|BornFree recently posted a couple of images on Twitter showing how it works, with your opponent's ping time and connection method clearly visible, so you're able to reject or accept the match based on this information.

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Mortal Kombat 11's base roster number reportedly leaked on game's official website

Mortal Kombat 11's base roster number may have been leaked by the game's official website. Additionally, character bios for each of the currently revealed characters were featured on the page — though it has since been taken offline.

Test Your Might managed to grab a screenshot of the page before it was pulled. Spoiler alert: This story will include information that potentially spoils details about Mortal Kombat 11.

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Here are the Mortal Kombat 11 move lists you need for this weekend's online beta

The Mortal Kombat 11 online beta is now live and those who got accepted in are currently jumping into bloody battles across the United States. Baraka, Scorpion, and Skarlet are the three playable characters you'll find in this online stress test, and players are able to compete in online casual matches.

You might find yourself wondering what inputs perform which moves for your character of choice, and though there are full move lists in the beta, they can only be accessed during a match — and the opponent is not going to wait while you look up how to throw Scorpion's Spear. Fortunately, we here at EventHubs have you covered with our very own Mortal Kombat 11 move listings!

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Mortal Kombat 11 online stress test beta codes going out now, here's what to expect if you get in

Earlier this month, NetherRealm Studios and Warner Bros. opened up registration for a Mortal Kombat 11 online stress test set to take place this weekend. This morning, some of those who applied have received their codes to get in.

Two of us here at EventHubs were fortunate enough to be sent a code for the stress test — especially considering space is limited for this test and not everyone who registers will be chosen. So, here's what you can expect if you take part in the Mortal Kombat 11 stress test.

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How many characters should fighting games have in their base rosters here in the age of such prolific DLC?

The landscape of gaming has changed remarkably in recent years as downloadable content has become a mainstay for almost every title, and regular practice of expanding fighting game rosters after initial launch means that our particular genre is especially affected.

A recent video from TrueUnderDawgGaming explores this concept with the upcoming Mortal Kombat 11 at the center focal point, comparing it to other titles like Street Fighter 5, BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle, and Tekken 7 to see if any kind of modern standard emerges in the way of release date character count.

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Cassie Cage can pop an opponent's testicles with a Crushing Blow in Mortal Kombat 11

As we see more of the Cage family in Mortal Kombat 11, new details and glimpses of their personalities continue to be revealed. The latest humorous character trait? Apparently, Cassie Cage can crush her opponent's testicles with an amplified special move.

In a recent video from Brian Tong showcasing second Fatalities for several of the game's fighters, we were also treated to some new gameplay footage of Cassie Cage. Providing a look at several of her attacks, we see that the amplified version of her Nut Punch can trigger a Crushing Blow.

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New Mortal Kombat 11 Fatalities bring gruesome second finishers for Geras, Raiden, Baraka, and Sonya

There are new Mortal Kombat 11 Fatalities to behold, and you're going to need a barf bag.

Footage of an updated build of the game has hit the internet as Brian Tong bring a fresh batch of gameplay featuring several of the originally announced characters, as well as some of the more recently revealed.

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Full size original character costumes, motion capture rooms and an arcade called 'Goro's Lair...' take a walk through NetherRealm Studios

It isn't every day that we get to see the inside of the creative space where the Mortal Kombat and Injustice games are imagined and brought to life, but thanks to History Behind the Warrior, today isn't like most.

The passionate YouTuber recently got a chance to fly out to Chicago and visit NetherRealm Studios... well, studios, wherein he was able to take some video footage to share with the rest of us.

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