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Alternative blood is blood other than the usual red variety.
The Black Dragon is a criminal organization in the Mortal Kombat series. It is an offshoot of the Red Dragon, a gang started by demigod Daegon.
Some creatures don't need guns or swords to hurt you. Instead they pack a punch with some kind of deadly breath attack, be it flaming, poisonous, radioactive, or just plain bad!
Originally introduced in the console versions of Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3, a Brutality was a finishing move consisting of a very long combo that resulted in the opponent's body exploding. The concept was reintroduced and altered in Mortal Kombat X.
A game where cards are used to fight your enemies, or one where you make a "deck" with different abilites. Some examples are Culdcept Saga, Yggdra Union, and Phantom Dust.
These games have an official mobile app that integrates or communicates with a main game.
Cryokinesis is the manipulation of ice. Also known as Ice Manipulation or Cryomancy. Users can generate, shape, and control ice to their will.
High-tech exoskeleton wearing, sword wielding warriors featuring prominently in the Metal Gear and Mortal Kombat franchises. Several characters assume the identity of a Cyborg Ninja throughout several console generations.
An in game reward for simply logging in to a game.
The concept of purchasing media and having it delivered over the internet. No physical representation of this content is given, and although the content resides on the user's hard drive they are typically granted a license to the product, rather than ownership of it.
Extreme violence pertains to excessive amounts of blood, gore, or violent acts. These include decapitation, mutilation, dismemberment, amputation, defenestration, disembowelment, torture and much more.
Fatalities are a means of ending a fighting game match by gruesomely murdering the loser. It was popularized as a finishing move performed at the end of a match in Mortal Kombat.
The ability to create, shape, and control fire at will. This is a common and well known power in fiction, its appearance dating back to ancient literature.
Free to Play titles allow a user to play a version of the game without paying an initial purchase fee, but generally require the purchase of microtransactions to access additional content.
This tag is for all games and characters that deal in the concept of gods, demigods, half-gods and the like.
Games featuring guests introduce playable, established characters from outside of a franchise. Primarily but not exclusively seen in fighting games.
The ability to control the direction and/or behavior of lightning; this may also be connected with the ability to generate lightning. Many games involve characters with lightning element attacks. These are unique because of their potency with water.
The Lin Kuei (forest demons) are a tribe of assassins based in China, predating the Japanese ninja. They are very prominent in the Mortal Kombat series, and the members take offense at being called ninja.
In these games, players can accumulate two or more separate currencies, each having a different value, that can be spent on in-game items, power-ups, and so on. This feature is most often seen in games with microtransactions, where a secondary currency can be bought with real money.
Legendary, stealthy assassins from Japan's feudal era, who are well-trained in the art of the sword, and who may or may not have access to magical powers.
Oni are a type of ogre/demonic creature from Japanese folklore. They are known for attacking and pillaging villages.
Simulating the effects of a great variety of poisons, toxins, venoms and nerve agents can lead to many unique and interesting mechanics. A classic trope in games, Poison usually deals small amounts of damage to health over time.
Psychic abilities are featured in many different video games and in many forms, from the PSI powers of Ness from Earthbound to the mind-reading abilities of Psycho Mantis from Metal Gear Solid.
Reptilian humanoids are a common motif in mythology, folklore and fantasy. As a race, they are sometimes cited to be extremely old, even older than men and elves.
Examples: Lizalfos (Zelda), Lizardmen (Warhammer) & Argonians (The Elder Scrolls)
They generally walk upright like any other humanoid and sport some kind of tail.
A ninja clan in the Mortal Kombat universe. The clan had a fierce rivalry with the Lin Kuei before they were defeated by them.
Elite and specially trained/equipped military troops and law enforcement tasked with carrying out specific and dangerous/sensitive objectives beyond the remit of regular military personnel. Many games feature special forces operators or units as protagonists or enemies.
Commonly found in fighting games, a super meter increases when either a character takes or gives damage (depending on the game). There are many variations on the super meter, depending on the franchise or game.
Multiple fighters/people ganging up to fight another fight/group of fighter.
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Games that are controlled partially or entirely with a touch screen.
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