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NetherRealm: 'We want to do more than just make Mortal Kombat'

Developer wants to try different genres and IPs

NetherRealm, developer of Mortal Kombat, has said it's looking at making 'different types of games' beyond the long running fighting series.


Studio head and Mortal Kombat series creator Ed Boon told Gamespot: ""I would be surprised if Warner Bros. and us never released another Mortal Kombat game again. We don't have a title to announce, but if this last one sold over 3 million and counting, there's a certain amount of assumption that we'd consider doing another Mortal Kombat game."

He added: "But at the same time, we want our studio to do more than just make Mortal Kombat games. We love making them but we also want to do different types of games. Different genres, different IPs."
For Boon, NetherRealm's Batman: Arkham City Lockdown for the iOS was the studio 'dipping their foot' into different genres.

"We're going to continue in that direction, but I would be surprised if we never did another Mortal Kombat game again," said Boon.

The PS Vita iteration of Mortal Kombat is still expected in early Spring, but after that it's anyone's guess where this new direction will take NetherRealm.

[ SOURCE: GameSpot ]