Mortal Kombat
Components: Fighters, Health Bars, Score, Timer
Skills required / taught: Timing, judgment, tactics
Object: Beat your opponent senseless.

About the Game

Mortal Kombat is a best-selling series of fighting games created by Ed Boon and John Tobias in 1992. Mortal Kombat began as a series of arcade games, which were picked up by Acclaim Entertainment for the home console versions.

How it Works
Mortal Kombat controls included 5 buttons, block and high and low versions of both kick and punch. Characters were digitally captured images rather than hand-drawn animation.

Thought Bubble
Fatality – Mortal Kombat was known for its shock value, including copious amounts of blood and finishing moved that were exceedingly violent know as Fatalities.