Author: Christopher Veljanovski

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A devout Mortal Kombat fan since 1992, Christopher’s passion for the franchise led to his founding of Kamidogu in 2005. His interests include video games, martial arts, movies, Formula 1, the paranormal and bushwalking.

NetherRealm Studios have announced two Twitch-exclusive skins for Tanya and Sub-Zero ahead of Final Kombat this weekend. Available in a distinct purple hue, the skins can only be obtained by connecting your Twitch account to your WB Games account and then tuning into Final Kombat via the NetherRealm Twitch channel from July 14-16. Sub-Zero’s attire will be earned after 30 minutes of watch time, while Tanya’s after 60. These exclusive cosmetics come after an earlier campaign which saw Twitch-exclusive content for Ashrah (Holy Hell), Baraka (Wasting Disease) and Scorpion (Hot Minute) unlock after one, two and three hours of watch…

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Data miner Interloko has discovered an unexpected name drop after combing through audio files in the latest update to Mortal Kombat 1. In addition to introducing Homelander, Season 6 of Invasions, a number of skins, bug fixes and tweaks, a brand new Mileena announcer voice was also listed in the official patch notes. While it has yet to be made available to fans for purchase, Interloko managed to extract audio files and collate them in a video for fans to hear ahead of time. Skipping forward to 5:18 and 5:21 in the above YouTube video, you can clearly hear two…

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NetherRealm Studios this morning unleashed the sixth season of Invasions subtitled The Reptile, which is focused around the Zaterran warrior Reptile. Season 6 includes new challenges, story elements, boss battles and rewards, including skins for the majority of the main roster based around its theme. A minor update to the mode includes the ability to change your direction of travel while moving between nodes, a point of contention for many, especially when covering large distances. Season 6: The Reptile is available now until July 23. In addition, Homelander joins the main Mortal Kombat 1 roster via early access for Kombat…

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Mortal Kombat 1’s newest main roster kombatant Homelander is set to drop in a few short days, with the guest fighter due to arrive on June 4 for owners of the Kombat Pack. News of his official release date came alongside a promised gameplay trailer, showcasing his superhuman abilities. From the official press release: Homelander is the most powerful being on the planet and the leader of The Seven, the elite superhero team owned and managed by Vought International. In a world where “Supes” are made, he’s the strongest of them all.Homelander presents himself as the ultimate patriot and protector,…

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Announced only a short time ago on X, “the greatest superhero in any timeline” is set to see his gameplay trailer drop in a matter of hours. John, better known as Homelander, is the main antagonist in the popular Amazon television series The Boys. With flawless looks and the powers of a god, he is considered one of the greatest superheroes alive. His abilities include flight, super strength, incredible stamina, X-ray and laser vision, as well as superb sight and hearing. Due to premiere at 6am PT / 8am CT on 29 May, Homelander is the penultimate kombatant to join…

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The sixty-second episode of our podcast is now available across a variety of audio platforms, along with YouTube where it can be enjoyed in video format. Matt Yang King is an American actor, best known for his legendary portrayal of Liu Kang in Mortal Kombat 11 and Mortal Kombat 1. He also voiced Fujin in Mortal Kombat 11’s Aftermath expansion. Games aside, Matt provided talent to the Concierge in Mortal Kombat Legends: Cage Match, as well as Kung Lao in Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms.Matt is also a highly accomplished actor, starring in TV shows such as 24, Riverdale and…

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With little news on the horizon since filming wrapped up earlier this year, the highly anticipated sequel to the 2021 reboot has finally been given a release date. First announced in January 2022, Mortal Kombat 2 is set to release in IMAX theatres in North America on October 24, 2025. Written by Jeremy Slater (best known for his work on the Disney+ Marvel series “Moon Knight”), the sequel will also see its director Simon McQuoid return to the helm in pursuit of a Flawless Victory. Hiroyuki Sanada, Chin Han, Joe Taslim, Jessica McNamee, Lewis Tan, Tadanobu Asano, Josh Lawson, Mehcad…

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The wait is finally over: Mavado has officially joined the Kameo roster in Mortal Kombat 1. Making his debut in Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance, Mavado is a member of the illusive Red Dragon clan. Armed with grappling hooks and spiked boots, Mavado’s fighting prowess makes him a formidable fighter. His only known associates are Hsu Hao and Daegon, both of whom haven’t been featured in a title since Mortal Kombat: Armageddon. As always the release of a Kameo fighter comes alongside a general patch, which includes numerous bug fixes and adjustments. What are your thoughts on Mavado so far? Be…

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The sixty-first episode of our podcast is now available across a variety of audio platforms, along with YouTube where it can be enjoyed in video format. Daniel Nelson is an Australian actor and stuntman, best known for his portrayal of Black Dragon henchman Kabal in 2021’s Mortal Kombat movie.Although born in New Zealand, Daniel took full advantage of the lifestyle in his adopted home country. After landing a prominent role at Warner Bros. Movie World on the Gold Coast, Daniel would go on to learn stunts and release his inner daredevil. Years later he has gone on to act, but most notably…

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The sixtieth episode of our podcast is now available across a variety of audio platforms, along with YouTube where it can be enjoyed in video format. Stryker lives! Michael O’Brien, the enigmatic actor who famously portrayed NYPD officer Kurtis Stryker in Mortal Kombat 3, gives his first interview in 29 years. A native of Chicago, Michael left the area a few years later, and has since enjoyed a successful career in real estate. The Kamidogu Podcast is available across a wide range of platforms, including Apple Podcasts, YouTube, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts, Castbox, Overcast, Breaker, Pandora, RadioPublic, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, TuneIn, Amazon…

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