I enjoy button-mashing my way through the Mortal Kombat games as much as the next person, but there's really only one thing that keeps me coming back to the notoriously violent series like a blood-lusting horror addict: the Fatality moves.
The infamous fighting game franchise is well known for its ultra-violent finishers, some of which were brutal enough to provoke nationwide censorship and a few lawsuits to boot!
Next Level Violence
The latest installment, Mortal Kombat X, is set to raise the stakes even higher in the gore department, harnessing the power of next generation hardware to render every bone crunch, flesh rip and blood splatter in wince-inducing detail.
The twisted individuals over at IGN have collated every gruesome Fatality and X-Ray move (that we know about so far, at least) into one awesomely badass video. Expect to see...
And Entrails Coming Out Of Mouths
If you can make it to the end without averting your eyes, you're more resilient than most. Make sure you have a sick bag on hand - this is gonna get messy!
I hope you're still in one piece after that (those fighters certainly aren't).
For an update on the latest crazy narrative happenings in the MK universe, check out this truly killer story trailer below:
Mortal Kombat X is due out on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on April 14, 2015.