No recent wiki edits to this page.

Easter Eggs and Other Facts

Pac-Man (and Ghost) at the Palace Gates

The focal point and central visual of this stage, the large Buddhist statue, was actually a lawn ornament borrowed from the backyard of one of the design team's neighbors. Tucked away on the right side of the stage is one of the series' first easter eggs, an engraving of the famous video game mascot Pac-Man accompanied by a ghost. The character would be used again in Mortal Kombat 3's Graveyard stage, where he has apparently been laid to rest. For unknown reasons, the Palace Gates stage had two different musical selections which can be heard in the different home versions. It is the second stage in the normal arcade stage rotation.

Along with the Warrior's Shrine stage, the Palace Gates is one of the few locales form the original Mortal Kombat that does not return in the nostalgia-laden 2011 reboot Mortal Kombat, although Shang Tsung's Garden shares some reminiscent elements, such as a similar stone walkway and a looming pagoda-like structure in the background.

This edit will also create new pages on Giant Bomb for:

Beware, you are proposing to add brand new pages to the wiki along with your edits. Make sure this is what you intended. This will likely increase the time it takes for your changes to go live.

Comment and Save

Until you earn 1000 points all your submissions need to be vetted by other Giant Bomb users. This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll send you an email once approved.