History VideoGame / MortalKombat3

13th Jul '16 7:50:20 PM sampacm
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* AnimatedAdaptation: ''WesternAnimation/MortalKombatDefendersOfTheRealm'' took a few elements from this game.
7th Jun '16 10:18:52 AM AndyLA
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** It's implied that Earthrealm's victory over Shao Kahn undid all the massive soul-snatching, thus bringing the humans back to their due places (especially considering that basically 99.9999% of them were not kombatants).

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** It's implied that Earthrealm's victory over Shao Kahn [[NoOntologicalInertia undid all the massive soul-snatching, thus bringing the humans back to their due places places]] (especially considering that basically 99.9999% of them were not kombatants).
31st Jan '16 5:41:11 AM AndyLA
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* AwesomeButImpractical: Pulling off a Brutality requires the player to input a combo of usually 12 to 14 buttons, which differs from character to character, not to mention the possibility of accidentally dropping the opponent with one hit. The end result, however, is pretty jaw-dropping.

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* AwesomeButImpractical: Pulling off a Brutality requires the player to input a combo of usually 10 to 12 to 14 buttons, which differs from character to character, not to mention the possibility of accidentally dropping the opponent with one hit. The end result, however, is pretty jaw-dropping.
9th Jan '16 3:35:41 PM AndyLA
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* AwesomeButImpractical: Pulling off a Brutality requires the player to input a combo of usually 12 to 14 buttons, which differs from character to character, not to mention the possibility of accidentally dropping the opponent with one hit. The end result, however, is pretty jaw-dropping.



* DummiedOut: Sheeva in the Super NES and Genesis versions of ''Ultimate'', because of memory constraints that came with the cast expansion. To compensate, they added Noob Saibot and Rain (the purple ninja who only appeared in the game's attract mode) as playable characters, and eliminated the need for Ultimate Kombat Kodes to play with Ermac, Mileena and Classic Sub-Zero. However, all of Sheeva's in-game data was kept (only her sprites were removed) and they're still accessible via hacking, allowing players to control an invisible Sheeva.

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* DummiedOut: Sheeva in the Super NES and Genesis versions of ''Ultimate'', because of memory constraints that came with the cast expansion. To compensate, they added Noob Saibot and Rain (the purple ninja who only appeared in the game's attract mode) as playable characters, and eliminated the need for Ultimate Kombat Kodes to play with Ermac, Mileena and Classic Sub-Zero.Sub-Zero (who are available from the start). However, all of Sheeva's in-game data was kept (only her sprites were removed) and they're still accessible via hacking, allowing players to control an invisible Sheeva.
21st Nov '15 10:00:13 AM Saurubiker
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* DivergentCharacterEvolution: Played straight with the unmasked Sub-Zero and robot version of Smoke in the original ''[=MK3=]'' and then subverted with the addition of their masked variants in ''Ultimate'' (as far as their character designs are concerned, since they all have different special moves and fatalities anyway).

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* DivergentCharacterEvolution: Played straight with the unmasked Sub-Zero and robot version of Smoke in the original ''[=MK3=]'' and then subverted with the addition of their masked variants in ''Ultimate'' (as far as their character designs are concerned, since they all everyone have different the same basic moves anyway and only differ in special moves and fatalities anyway).fatalities).
21st Nov '15 9:58:53 AM Saurubiker
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The ''Franchise/MortalKombat'' series was at the height of its of popularity in [[TheNineties the mid-90s]]; with the huge success of the first two games, another sequel was pretty much inevitable -- and in 1995, '''''Mortal Kombat 3''''' was launched. The game premiered in arcades before being ported to the UsefulNotes/SuperNintendo, UsefulNotes/SegaGenesis, UsefulNotes/GameBoy, UsefulNotes/GameGear, UsefulNotes/PlayStation, and PC. Roughly half of the second game's cast returned (Liu Kang, Kung Lao, Sub-Zero, Shang Tsung, and Jax), Sonya and Kano returned, and several new characters -- including {{Cyber Ninja}}s Smoke, Cyrax, and Sektor, as well as [[GasMaskMooks Kabal]], [[MultiArmedAndDangerous Sheeva]], [[BadassNative Nightwolf]], [[BadassNormal Kurtis Stryker]], and Kitana's resurrected mother [[BrainwashedAndCrazy Sindel]] -- were introduced.

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The ''Franchise/MortalKombat'' series was at the height of its of popularity in [[TheNineties the mid-90s]]; with the huge success of the first two games, another sequel was pretty much inevitable -- and in 1995, '''''Mortal Kombat 3''''' was launched. The game premiered in arcades before being ported to the UsefulNotes/SuperNintendo, UsefulNotes/SuperNES, UsefulNotes/SegaGenesis, UsefulNotes/GameBoy, UsefulNotes/GameGear, UsefulNotes/PlayStation, and PC. Roughly half of the second game's cast returned (Liu Kang, Kung Lao, Sub-Zero, Shang Tsung, and Jax), Sonya and Kano returned, and several new characters -- including {{Cyber Ninja}}s Smoke, Cyrax, and Sektor, as well as [[GasMaskMooks Kabal]], [[MultiArmedAndDangerous Sheeva]], [[BadassNative Nightwolf]], [[BadassNormal Kurtis Stryker]], and Kitana's resurrected mother [[BrainwashedAndCrazy Sindel]] -- were introduced.
20th Nov '15 11:42:51 PM Saurubiker
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* DivergentCharacterEvolution: Played straight with the unmasked Sub-Zero and robot version of Smoke in the original ''[=MK3=]'' and then subverted with the addition of their masked variants in ''Ultimate'' (as far as their character designs are concerned, especially considering that neither of them are canon).

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* DivergentCharacterEvolution: Played straight with the unmasked Sub-Zero and robot version of Smoke in the original ''[=MK3=]'' and then subverted with the addition of their masked variants in ''Ultimate'' (as far as their character designs are concerned, especially considering that neither of them are canon).since they all have different special moves and fatalities anyway).
29th Oct '15 8:00:56 AM bwburke94
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->''[[ThisLoserIsYou "It's official: you suck!"]]''
-->-- '''Shao Kahn'''

The ''Franchise/MortalKombat'' series was at the height of its of popularity in [[TheNineties the mid-90s]]; with the huge success of the first two games, another sequel was pretty much inevitable -- and in 1995, '''''Mortal Kombat 3''''' was launched. The game premiered in arcades before being ported to the SuperNintendo, SegaGenesis, GameBoy, Sega GameGear, SonyPlaystation, and PC. Roughly half of the second game's cast returned (Liu Kang, Kung Lao, Sub-Zero, Shang Tsung, and Jax), Sonya and Kano returned, and several new characters -- including {{Cyber Ninja}}s Smoke, Cyrax, and Sektor, as well as [[GasMaskMooks Kabal]], [[MultiArmedAndDangerous Sheeva]], [[BadassNative Nightwolf]], [[BadassNormal Kurtis Stryker]], and Kitana's resurrected mother [[BrainwashedAndCrazy Sindel]] -- were introduced.

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->''[[ThisLoserIsYou "It's official: you suck!"]]''
-->-- '''Shao Kahn'''

The ''Franchise/MortalKombat'' series was at the height of its of popularity in [[TheNineties the mid-90s]]; with the huge success of the first two games, another sequel was pretty much inevitable -- and in 1995, '''''Mortal Kombat 3''''' was launched. The game premiered in arcades before being ported to the SuperNintendo, SegaGenesis, GameBoy, Sega GameGear, SonyPlaystation, UsefulNotes/SuperNintendo, UsefulNotes/SegaGenesis, UsefulNotes/GameBoy, UsefulNotes/GameGear, UsefulNotes/PlayStation, and PC. Roughly half of the second game's cast returned (Liu Kang, Kung Lao, Sub-Zero, Shang Tsung, and Jax), Sonya and Kano returned, and several new characters -- including {{Cyber Ninja}}s Smoke, Cyrax, and Sektor, as well as [[GasMaskMooks Kabal]], [[MultiArmedAndDangerous Sheeva]], [[BadassNative Nightwolf]], [[BadassNormal Kurtis Stryker]], and Kitana's resurrected mother [[BrainwashedAndCrazy Sindel]] -- were introduced.



The reception to this game was underwhelming, due in part to the new combo system and Run button, as well as the removal of fan-favorite characters [[EnsembleDarkhorse Scorpion]] and Reptile in lieu of new characters who failed to measure up to ''[=MK2=]'''s memorable newcomers.

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The reception to this game was underwhelming, due in part to the new combo system and Run button, as well as the removal of fan-favorite characters [[EnsembleDarkhorse Scorpion]] Scorpion and Reptile in lieu of new characters who failed to measure up to ''[=MK2=]'''s memorable newcomers.
9th Jun '15 7:39:57 AM Prfnoff
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The ''Franchise/MortalKombat'' series was at the height of its of popularity in [[TheNineties the mid-90s]]; with the huge success of the first two games, another sequel was pretty much inevitable -- and in 1995, '''''Mortal Kombat 3''''' was launched. The game premiered in arcades before being ported to the SuperNintendo, SegaGenesis, GameBoy, Sega GameGear, SonyPlaystation, and PC. Roughly half of the second game's cast returned (Liu Kang, Kung Lao, Sub-Zero, Shang Tsung, and Jax), Sonya and Kano returned, and several new characters -- including [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot cyberninjas]] Smoke, Cyrax, and Sektor, as well as [[GasMaskMooks Kabal]], [[MultiArmedAndDangerous Sheeva]], [[BadassNative Nightwolf]], [[BadassNormal Kurtis Stryker]], and Kitana's resurrected mother [[BrainwashedAndCrazy Sindel]] -- were introduced.

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The ''Franchise/MortalKombat'' series was at the height of its of popularity in [[TheNineties the mid-90s]]; with the huge success of the first two games, another sequel was pretty much inevitable -- and in 1995, '''''Mortal Kombat 3''''' was launched. The game premiered in arcades before being ported to the SuperNintendo, SegaGenesis, GameBoy, Sega GameGear, SonyPlaystation, and PC. Roughly half of the second game's cast returned (Liu Kang, Kung Lao, Sub-Zero, Shang Tsung, and Jax), Sonya and Kano returned, and several new characters -- including [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot cyberninjas]] {{Cyber Ninja}}s Smoke, Cyrax, and Sektor, as well as [[GasMaskMooks Kabal]], [[MultiArmedAndDangerous Sheeva]], [[BadassNative Nightwolf]], [[BadassNormal Kurtis Stryker]], and Kitana's resurrected mother [[BrainwashedAndCrazy Sindel]] -- were introduced.



* CyberneticsEatYourSoul: The Cyberninjas. Smoke's case also includes BrainwashedAndCrazy.

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* CyberneticsEatYourSoul: The Cyberninjas.{{Cyber Ninja}}s. Smoke's case also includes BrainwashedAndCrazy.
30th Apr '15 5:29:45 PM AndyLA
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* AnAxeToGrind: All of the PaletteSwap male ninjas use an axe in some of their combos.

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* AnAxeToGrind: All of the PaletteSwap male ninjas use an axe in some of their combos. Also, Nightwolf's hatchet.
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