A few days ago it was launched Mortal Kombat 1the latest edition of the series Netherrealm Studios. So, this is the perfect time to sit down and discuss fighting games as a genre.
First we talked a little about the history of gaming and how this world was shaped. From the first releases to the explosion of arcades in the 90s Street FighterWe discuss where these games came from and what allowed them to achieve such success. Next, we discussed fighting games as eSports. What is the fighting game community? Why is this species different from other species competitively? Where is the famous? Evo? Plus, we talk about what we think the future of this eSport holds. Finally, we go fully in Mortal Kombat 1this game that in some way pays tribute to 30 years of the series that clearly has a lot of future ahead of it.
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