When it was revealed that the God of War himself will be in the upcoming Mortal Kombat reboot, fans of both franchises were ecstatic.
Well, most were ecstatic. Some had questions about how Kratos would look and feel in a straight-up fighting game. However, MK creator Ed Boon says the team will be faithful to Kratos' history: speaking to Games Master , Boon specified that they wanted a character "unique to the PS3" and of course, Kratos was at the top of the list. He also says the bulky, deep-voiced hero fits well into the MK universe, and the developers are actually working closely with Sony:
"With any great IP, there are guidelines that must be followed. We're working really closely with the God of War team to ensure that Kratos looks and feels the way gamers expect him to. We have nothing but respect for the God of War development team, and our goal is to stay true to their creation. Kratos is very much a power character, in that his attacks can do a lot of damage. After all, he is the God of War."
They want to keep Kratos "true to form," in that he'll remind everyone of his bad-ass ability in the GoW games. In other words, if you remember some of the moves he had with those deadly blades, you should be able to recognize a few of those very same moves in Mortal Kombat . …yep, just another reason to be excited for the new MK.
Related Game(s): Mortal Kombat