ByMark Newton, writer at
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Mark Newton

Super Smash Bros. and Mortal Kombat approach the same genre of video game from slightly different angles.

One is a delightful, cuddly, if slightly violent romp, in which the characters of our youth playfully smack each other around a bit but then all applaud each other at the end. Lovely stuff.

The other is a hardcore, gratuitous (in every aspect of the word) bloodbath in which combatants compete to find even more and outrageous ways to decapitate, disembowel and otherwise 'finish' each other.

There are no prizes for guessing which is which.

However, what would it look like if the cuddly, family friendly fun of Super Smash Bros. took a leaf from Mortal Kombat's book? Well, probably a little bit like this:

The mastermind behind this rather seamless mashup was Youtuber going by the name of Sterling. This video has received such a standing ovation that it appears he is working on a sequel. Keep an eye out for that.

Source: GeekTyrant


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