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Description

Based on the Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance engine, players once again have to fight to stop this new threat in the sixth installment of the fighting series. The standard Arcade, Versus, and Practice modes return, as well as new items to be found in the Krypt. In addition, there are new Konquest Adventure, Chess Kombat, and Puzzle Kombat modes to give the player new mini-games.

There are a dozen Mortal Kombat fighters selectable at the start of the game, including both old favorites and mysterious newcomers. Longtime fans of the series will recognize veterans of the earliest Mortal Kombat games, such as Sub-Zero and Scorpion, Kabal, Baraka, Mileena, Ermac, and Nightwolf, who are joined by relative newcomers like Bo'Rai Cho, who debuted in Deadly Alliance. The game also introduces nine new fighters, Ashrah, Dairou, Darrius, Havik, Hotaru, Kira, Shujinko, Onaga, and Kobra, each with a distinctly new fighting style intended to balance the deadly abilities of the other characters.

The Playstation 2 and Xbox versions offer online, competitive play against other players. The Gamecube version does not include online play, but offers Goro and Shao Kahn as exclusive playable characters.

Screenshots

Mortal Kombat: Deception Xbox Chess Kombat mode. It's... well, chess.
Mortal Kombat: Deception Xbox Bo Rai Cho's slippery barf attack.
Mortal Kombat: Deception Xbox New look and old powers for Sub-Zero.
Mortal Kombat: Deception Xbox Move pieces similar to chess rules.

Promo Images

Mortal Kombat: Deception Screenshot
Mortal Kombat: Deception Screenshot
Mortal Kombat: Deception Screenshot
Mortal Kombat: Deception Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "真人快打:诡计" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Mortal Kombat: Mystification" -- European English title
  • "Mortal Kombat 6" -- Alternate title
  • "MKD" -- Abbreviation
  • "MK6" -- Abbreviation

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User Reviews

One of the best Mortal Kombats, if not the best PlayStation 2 Medicine Man (374)
While not the deepest fighting game of its time, Deception is still blast to play and a credit to the Mortal Kombat Franchise. PlayStation 2 The Cliffe (1708)

Critic Reviews

Kombo.com Xbox Oct 09, 2004 9 out of 10 90
Game Over Online PlayStation 2 Nov 16, 2004 88 out of 100 88
IGN GameCube Mar 01, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
GamePro (US) GameCube Feb 28, 2005 4 out of 5 80
1UP GameCube Mar 02, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
XBox Evolved Xbox Oct 30, 2004 7.5 out of 10 75
Game Revolution Xbox Nov, 2004 B- 67
Game Revolution PlayStation 2 Nov, 2004 B- 67
Games TM PlayStation 2 Nov 04, 2004 6 out of 10 60
GameSpy Xbox Oct 05, 2004 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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Trivia

There are a few exclusive features to the Nintendo Gamecube version: Goro and Shao Kahn were added as playable characters, and more fighters are initially unlocked from the start of the game.

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