Christopher and Toasty are accompanied by four special guests to discuss their hopes and dreams for the yet to be announced Mortal Kombat 12. Joining us for our longest episode ever are cosplayers Christina Rose and Yeliz, as well as content creator DaIslandBoyz, and founder of the Netherkast: Cyborg.
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May looks to be a promising month for Mortal Kombat fans as momentum builds for the franchise’s twelfth instalment. It’s been four years since NetherRealm Studios gave us Mortal Kombat 11, an incredible addition to the franchise that pushed the envelope and took fighting games to a whole new level. One year later the studio released its Aftermath expansion, further extending its expansive Story mode and giving us two tantalising possible endings. Kronika, the Keeper of Time, was introduced in Mortal Kombat 11 as an all-powerful Titan who had the ability to alter and bend time to her will through…
Keith Cooke Hirabayashi is an American born martial artist, actor and fitness fanatic with Japanese heritage. Keith has been teaching martial arts for over 45 years, and is a former world champion and three-time Competitor of the Year. He is best known for portraying Reptile in 1995’s Mortal Kombat movie and Sub-Zero in its sequel Mortal Kombat: Annihilation. Martial arts aside, Keith is currently heavily invested in the world of fitness, pioneering a total physical training system dubbed The Ring Workout.
Marjean Holden is an American actress, stuntwoman, martial artist and director, who made her professional acting debut in 1987’s Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure. She is best known in the world of Mortal Kombat for her portrayal of Sheeva in 1997’s Mortal Kombat: Annihilation.
Tracy Douglas’ acting career began when she was cast as an extra in Boomerang, a film starring Eddie Murphy. She would later go on to play a number of minor roles in series such as The Watcher and As The World Turns, before eventually being cast as the iconic Vorpax in Mortal Kombat: Conquest. Acting aside, Tracy has also worked as a model, writer, producer and a spokesperson. She is currently a practising mental health therapist.
Eric Jacobus portrayed Kurtis Stryker in season two of Kevin Tancharoen’s Mortal Kombat: Legacy web series. Acting aside, Eric is best known for his incredible contribution to the world of stunts and motion capture, having lended his talent to a number of productions including Mortal Kombat 11 (Johnny Cage, Raiden, Kano, Jax, Erron Black, Kotal Kahn, Shao Kahn and Kollector), God of War, God of War: Ragnarök and The Last of Us Part II. He is also co-founder of SuperAlloy Interactive, a business focused on motion capture, virtual production and action design.
Ho-Sung Pak portrayed the Shaolin monk Liu Kang in the first two Mortal Kombat games, introducing us to Earthrealm’s greatest warrior and changing the scope of the word ‘hero’ forever. A highly talented martial artist with incredible skill across a variety of forms, Ho-Sung also served as a stunt coordinator and stunt double for Raphael in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze. He later reprised his role as stunt double in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III, and starred as Henry in Jackie Chan’s The Legend of Drunken Master.
Yes, you heard right: Mortal Kombat 12 is set to launch this year, making 2023 an incredible year for the fighting game community. Revealed today on an earnings call for Q4 2022, Warner Bros. Discovery executive vice president of global investor strategy Andrew Slabin referred to the previously unannounced title with great confidence. …and there’s lots more to come, including the highly-anticipated Mortal Kombat 12 and Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League, games also set for release this year with ambitious launch projections.Andrew Slabin Mortal Kombat 12 will go head-to-head in 2023 with Street Fighter 6, which has already been…
After months of careful curation Kamidogu is proud to launch its latest project: Kombat Radio. While some find the series’ complex lore most fascinating, others share a deep appreciation for its incredibly varied and unique cast of kombatants. Regardless of what makes Mortal Kombat special for you, there is simply no denying how iconic its soundtrack has been over the past 30 years. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vu8n9Gsz3D8 Kombat Radio is a live YouTube noticeboard playing all of your favourite Kombat tunes 24/7. Launching today in glorious 4K ultra high definition, it features fleshed out albums for Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat II and Mortal…
Mortal Kombat X: Generations was a companion web series due to release shortly before the launch of Mortal Kombat X in 2015. Directed by Garrett Warren, its intended purpose was to introduce audiences to both new and returning kombatants, given the events of the game take place 20 years after its predecessor.