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Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 (Genesis)

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MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.9
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

User Reviews

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Our Users Say

Category Description MobyScore
Acting The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting). 3.9
AI How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be 3.7
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 4.0
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 4.0
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 4.0
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.8
Overall MobyScore (23 votes) 3.9


The Press Says

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90
Hobby Consolas
Si te gusta la lucha más dura y no tienes «MK3», no dudes en hacerte con este nuevo episodio del torneo OutWorld. Si, por el contrario, disfrutas ya de otras entregas y no eres un incondicional de la saga, puede que no encuentres este título tan irresistible: a pesar de que este cartucho es el mejor de la serie, el más completo, (mayor número de luchadores y de golpes), peca de falta de originalidad.
86
Mean Machines
A fitting finale for the 16 bit Mortal Kombat series: the final word in Megadrive 2D beat 'em ups. 26 fighters, gallons of blood and finishing moves galore.
70
Sega-16.com
In Conclusion, Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 is a decent enough game. It brings a lot to the table from Mortal Kombat II, and it upgrades the game in some spots, especially combos and character selection. I actually would say that this game does offer enough of an upgrade to actually warrant a purchase, even if you already have Mortal Kombat 3.
67
The Video Game Critic
The fighting engine has been tweaked a bit and there are new fatalities, so the underlying fighting engine is solid. The game certainly plays well. Another purported new "feature" are the multi-player modes that support four or eight players. Who in the hell asked for that? Nobody, but it sure was easy to program! UMK3 also features a few new backgrounds, but nothing worth writing home about. Clearly Midway was trying to squeeze as much as they could out of the series for one last 16-bit incarnation, but I doubt if gamers turned off by MK3 would even bother with this.