DescriptionUltimate Mortal Kombat 3 combines the best of all the Mortal Kombats into a single cartridge. 23 playable characters are immediately available, such as Reptile, Cyrax, Scorpion, Sub-Zero, Jax, Katana, Sonya, and more. There are two bosses that are unlockable, as well as additional characters.
There is a variety of new levels, some of which are interactive. Characters can uppercut someone, causing them to hit the ground hard and crash through to the bottom floor, or they can knocked someone off a bridge, landing in a pit of spikes.
Players can go against the computer one-on-one, two-on-two, or take part in the 8-fighter tournament.
The DS version has a wireless one-one-one multiplayer mode and includes the Puzzle Kombat mini-game from Mortal Kombat: Deception.
- "UMK3" -- Common abbreviation
- "Ultimate Mortal Kombat" -- DS title
- "Mortal Kombat Advance" -- Game Boy Advance title
- "MKA: Mortal Kombat Advance" -- GBA in-game title
Part of the Following Groups
- BPjS / BPjM indexed games
- Games made into movies
- Genre: Versus fighting
- Mortal Kombat games
- Sound engine: GAX
- Visual technique / style: Digitized sprites
|The worst fighting game ever, on any platform. Avoid at all costs.||Spartan_234 (464)|
|Proves yet again that SNES games can't perfectly translate to GBA||ThE oNe (184)|
|Gamezilla||Jan 14, 2002||78 out of 100||78|
|Game Chronicles||Feb 20, 2002||6.3 out of 10||63|
|AceGamez||Jul 19, 2002||4 out of 10||40|
|Pocket Magazine / Pockett Videogames||Dec 12, 2001||40|
|64 Power / big.N / N Games||Jan, 2002||38 out of 100||38|
|Game Over Online||Mar 28, 2002||35 out of 100||35|
|GameSpot||Jan 18, 2002||2.9 out of 10||29|
|Planet GameCube||Mar 08, 2002||2.5 out of 10||25|
|IGN||Jan 10, 2002||2 out of 10||20|
|Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)||Mar, 2002||0.67 out of 10||7|
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German indexOn August 31, 2000, Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 was put on the infamous German index by the BPjS. For more information about what this means and to see a list of games sharing the same fate, take a look here: BPjS/BPjM indexed games.
Noob SaibotIn Mortal Kombat 3, due to the lack of traditional male ninjas in the game, the secret character Noob Saibot was a black palette swap of Kano, instead of being a palette swap of the ninjas as he was in Mortal Kombat II. In Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3, Noob was again brought back as a ninja palette swap. The Sega Saturn version, however, still contains the Kano Noob Saibot. This is because the Sega Saturn port of Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 is actually a hacked version of Mortal Kombat 3 for the Playstation.
RainThe character Rain (playable in some ports of the game) is a purple ninja palette swap. The co-creator of the game, Ed Boon, is said to be a longtime fan of the artist Prince; Rain's name and appearance is a reference to Prince's song Purple Rain.
SNES versionIn order to include as much as possible for the SNES port of the game, the character Sheeva (who was created using stop motion animation) was dropped to make room.
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Related Web Sites
- Ultimate Mortal Kombat (Official DS game website)
- Wikipedia: Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 (Article in the open encyclopedia)
- X360A Achievement Guide (X360A's achievement guide for Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3.)