Mortal Kombat Impact timeline

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  • Mortal Kombat hits arcades!

    Mortal Kombat hits arcades!
    Finish him! Mortal Kombat debuts in arcades, setting off a firestorm of controversy. The game's graphic violence and gore was among the reasons for the creation of the Entertainment Software Ratings Board, which rated video games from then on.
  • Mortal Kombat II hits arcades!

    Mortal Kombat II hits arcades!
    Fatality! The sequel to the hit debut hits arcades, raising the bar for video game brutality.
  • Mortal Kombat, the movie!

    Mortal Kombat, the movie!
    A film adaptation of the game came out in August 1995. While not the first video game adapted to film, it was one of the first video game crossovers to be a hit. The film's soundtrack went platinum and there have since been TV shows, a sequel, web show and an upcoming film reboot from the game franchise.
  • Mortal Kombat, banned?

    Mortal Kombat, banned?
    The latest incarnation of the game, titled Mortal Kombat, hits home consoles in April 2011. The game, featuring its classic playful and brutal gore, is currently banned in Australia.