In some ways, Mortal Kombat owes its existence to Jean-Claude Van Damme, with Halfway Video games initially having got down to make a preventing sport based mostly on the well-known motion actor three a long time in the past, earlier than pivoting to turning it into the collection everyone knows and love. After all, just a little little bit of the motion nonetheless made it into the sport, with fan-favourite character Johnny Cage being based mostly on him. And curiously sufficient, the upcoming collection reboot, Mortal Kombat 1, goes full circle.
It’s been identified for some time that Mortal Kombat 1 will let gamers play a model of Johnny Cage that won’t solely have the likeness of Van Damme, however can even be voiced by him, and NetherRealm Studios has launched a brand new trailer that highlights what to anticipate on that entrance. Van Damme Cage takes on a number of opponents within the trailer and dishes out loads of bloody strikes, together with a very gory Fatality in opposition to the precise Johnny Cage on the finish. You possibly can view the trailer beneath.
Not too long ago, Nitara was additionally confirmed for Mortal Kombat 1’s roster of principal fighters. She is being performed by Megan Fox of Transformers fame.
Mortal Kombat 1 launches on September 19 for PS5, Xbox Sequence X/S, Nintendo Swap, and PC. You possibly can view some recently-leaked footage of the Swap model by right here.