Justin Lee On March 2, 2006 at 9:35 am

Midway sends word and a few screenshots for the upcoming Mortal Kombat: Armageddon for the Playstation 2 and Xbox consoles. The game will feature EVERY fighter from previous MK games and will even have a create a fighter option.

Midway Games Inc., a leading interactive entertainment industry publisher and developer, announced today that Mortal Kombat: Armageddon, the final franchise installment on current generation systems featuring the most extensive cast of playable characters in the series to-date and an all-new create-a-fighter mode, is currently in development for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system and the Xbox video game system from Microsoft. Mortal Kombat: Armageddon is expected to ship Fall 2006.

“As the final chapter of Mortal Kombat on current generation gaming platforms, we’re eager to raise the bar for the fighting genre yet again with Mortal Kombat: Armageddon,” said Steve Allison, chief marketing officer, Midway. “Building off of the tremendous successes of Mortal Kombat: Deception in October 2004 and Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks in September 2005, Mortal Kombat: Armageddon introduces the most comprehensive cast of playable characters from every Mortal Kombat title, both past and present, in addition to the first create-a-fighter mode in franchise history.”

About Mortal Kombat: Armageddon
Introducing Mortal Kombat: Armageddon — the latest chapter in the award-winning, best-selling video game fighting franchise. With the most complete Mortal Kombat roster ever, including every character from the Mortal Kombat fighting universe, revolutionary Create-A-Fighter and Create-A-Fatality modes, plus a brand new Konquest mode, Mortal Kombat: Armageddon promises to be the most complete, intensely lethal, fighting experience ever!

Midway also revealed today Mortal Kombat: Unchained for the PSP (PlayStation Portable) system from Sony. Mortal Kombat: Unchaine delivers the deepest fighting game ever on the PSP with the lethal intensity that helped establish the franchise as the ultimate fighting game of all time! With multiple fatalities per character, multi-tiered interactive backgrounds, extensive game modes including head-to-head Wi-Fi capabilities, six new fighters, and a new endurance mode Mortal Kombat: Unchained revolutionizes the fighting game genre once again and is expected to ship Fall 2006.

For more information about Mortal Kombat: Armageddon or Mortal Kombat: Unchained, please visit http://www.midway.com.

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