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Mortal Kombat (Genesis)

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Advertising Blurbs

magazine advertisement (US):
    PREPARE YOURSELF

    MORTAL MONDAY SEPTEMBER 13


    SUPER NES(r) GENESIS(tm) GAME GEAR(tm) GAME BOY(r)

    (Source: back cover of "Valor" issue 11, Sept 1993.)

    Contributed by Pseudo_Intellectual (44554) on Mar 12, 2008.

magazine advertisement (US):
    MORTAL KOMBAT
    IS HERE!


    [screenshot]
    JOHNNY CAGE'S SHADOW KICK!
    [screenshot]
    FINISH HIM!
    [screenshot]
    GORO LIVES!
    [screenshot]
    YOUR FAVORITE KOMBAT WARRIORS!

    The most anticipated game of the year is now at Kmart(r)! From the incredibly Kombat Warriors to the gruelling endurance and intense mirror matches, the #1 arcade smash explodes on SNES(r), Game Boy(r), Genesis(tm) and Game Gear(tm)! So for bone-shattering action and ferocious finishing moves, it's Kmart(r) for MORTAL KOMBAT(r)!

    (Source: page 21 of "X-Men 2099", Vol. 1, No. 2, Nov 1993.)

    Contributed by Pseudo_Intellectual (44554) on Mar 08, 2008.

Back of Case - Genesis (US):

    PREPARE YOURSELF...

    The #1 arcade hit is here: from Sub-Zero, Rayden and the rest of the Kombat Warriors to the grueling endurance and intense mirror matches! Execute bone-shattering combos and awesome finishing moves! Defeat the half-human dragon Goro, and destroy the shape-changing Shang Tsung to become the Supreme Mortal Kombat Warrior!

    Contributed by kcar181- (527) on Nov 20, 2005.

Back of box - Amiga (UK):
    Mortal Kombat is the combat simulation of the decade - and the home computer conversion has it ALL....

    ALL the hard-hitting moves, ALL the bloody realism, and ALL the power of the arcade phenomenon.

    Contributed by Martin Smith (63162) on Mar 27, 2005.

Back Cover - SNES:
    PREPARE YOURSELF...
    The #1 arcade hit is here: from Sub-Zero, Rayden and the rest of the Kombat Warriors to the grueling endurance and intense mirror matches! Execute bone-shattering combos and ferocious finishing moves! Defeat the half human dragon Goro, and destroy the shape-changing Shang Tsung to become the Supreme Mortal Kombat Warrior!

    Contributed by Corn Popper (69643) on Mar 24, 2004.

Back Cover - Sega CD:
    Prepare yourself for Mortal Kombat on Sega CD: Bigger. Better. Louder. Meaner. Incredible bone-shattering graphics, new animations and pulse-pounding sound-track give you all the flame-shooting, ice-blasting action of the #1 arcade smash! Let the tournament begin!

    Contributed by Jeanne (75620) on Nov 13, 2003.

Unknown Source:
    Go for it! From SubZero, Rayden and the rest of the Kombat Warriors to the grueling endurance and intense mirror matches, the unrivaled #1 arcade hit and home video blockbuster now explodes onto the PC!

    Execute bone shattering combos and ferocious finishing moves! Prove your strength in the button-pounding TestYour Might Bonus Rounds! Defeat the four armed half-human dragon, Goro, and the shape-changing wizard, Shang Tsung, to become the Supreme Mortal Kombat Warrior!

    • Choose between all seven of the original arcade Kombat Waniors and unleash thefr trademark power slides, fireballs and face smashes.

    • Crush wood, stone, steel, rubies and diamonds in the 5 Test-Your-Might Bonus Rounds.

    • Survive the spiked pit and challenge the elusive Reptile!

    • One player tournament or two player head-to-head game

    Contributed by IJan (1920) on Dec 19, 1999.