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Thursday Night Throwdown 09/02: Mortal Kombat Double Feature!

It's going to be a Fatal Thursday as we play Mortal Kombat II for PSN and Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 for Xbox Live Arcade!

Mortal Kombat is pretty serious business here at Giant Bomb, and our two resident Shaolin Monks--Brad Shoemaker and Jeff Gerstmann--have conflicting perspectives on which Mortal Kombat, exactly, is the best Mortal Kombat. Any attempt at a compromise would just leave the office littered with rib cages and femurs, so for this week's Thursday Night Throwdown, you'll be able to pick your poison, outlander! Brad will be manning the sticks on Mortal Kombat II for PlayStation Network, while Jeff will be handing out fatalities left and right in Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 on Xbox Live Arcade.  
  
If you want in on the action, there's still room on the GBTNT friend list on both platforms, though keep in mind that if you don't already own UMK3 on XBLA, you're out of luck, as it's no longer available for sale on the Marketplace. If you don't own it already, MKII is still available for purchase on PSN, and for a mere $4.99 at that! 
 
You can watch the pixelated bloodbath in the video player below, or hop over to the Giant Bomb chat page and kick it with like-minded fight fans. Yes, it will be two glorious hours of palette-swap ninjas, spiked pits, fatalities, babalities, friendships, and more, all starting today at 4PM Pacific Daylight Time! Join us, won't you?  
 
UPDATE: A fatali-tastic was had by all! Thanks to everyone who played and caught the live stream, but if you missed it, we've got the whole show archived below in two easily-digested parts.