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Video Game: Thrill Kill
Thrill Kill is an unreleased ultra-violent (for its time) fighting game for the Sony PlayStation. Set in an urban version of Hell, the characters were all damned souls fighting for another chance in the mortal world, watched over by Marukka the Goddess of Secrets, who has organized the infernal tournament and promised the winner reincarnation on Earth.

It is notable for having a four-way 3D battle system. Even though the game was officially unreleased, many people are able to find and download unfinished versions from the Internet. One YouTube user was even able to post a very accurate review.

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This game contains examples of:

  • Abnormal Limb Rotation Range: Violet bones appear to be made of rubber for how flexible she is.
  • Bloodier and Gorier: It was based on Mortal Kombat.
  • Bondage Is Bad: Each character has at least four costumes, many of which are bondage or fetish wear.
  • Dance Party Ending: Every character has one finishing move that involves the winner and the last guy standing dancing.
  • Digital Piracy Is Evil: Subverted, a few of the orignal designers releasing bootleg versions of the game all over the web is the reason why this game hasn't been completely forgotten
  • Evil Laugh: Cain delivers one after performing a Thrill Kill.
  • Evil Versus Evil: All the characters are damned souls entering the tournament in hopes of being reincarnated out of hell.
  • Finishing Move: The "Thrill Kills".
    • Belladonna has one finisher that subverts this. She crouches out of frame directly in front of her dazed victim while they start to make perturbed noises, but then the camera zooms out to show that she's merely tickling their foot.
  • Gorn: And LOTS of it
  • Karmic Death: Many of the characters die in ironic fashions in their back stories.
  • Life Meter: Notably inverted with the "Kill Meters". Instead of going down when you take damage, it fills up when you inflict damage (it usually forces players to be more aggressive in their gameplay strategy). When the Kill Meter is full, you can kill off one of the other 3 opponents. You repeat this process until you're down to the last opponent, at which point you can unleash a "Thrill Kill".
  • Rapid-Fire Fisticuffs / Spam Attack: All the characters have at least one thrill kill that involves them hitting the opponent with a barrage of strikes until they explode. Then there's that one attack of Dr. Faustus's where he rapidly stabs the opponent so many times with his scalpel that he needs to stop his attacking arm with his other arm.
  • Spiritual Successor: Since this game was never released to the public, its engine was then used to make the more mediocre (yet still pretty violent) Wu-Tang Shaolin Style.
  • Too Kinky to Torture: The Gimp.

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