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Freddy Krueger to be Mortal Kombat’s final DLC kombatant

Friday, 22nd July 2011 01:08 GMT By Brenna Hillier

Mortal Kombat just turned it up a notch by revealing its final DLC character as A Nightmare on Elm Street’s Freddy Krueger. This trailer is a ball buster.

Skarlet, Kenshi and Rain were shown alongside a final, unrevealed character, and speculation has ranged across the entire Mortal Kombat canon as well as stopping by several Xbox 360 exclusives, but persistant whispers of a movie monster clearly won out.

Freddy’s claws, link to hell and relationship with fire are simple horror techniques but even against the freak show that is Mortal Kombat’s cast he looks terrifying. Sold!

Gamefront reports Krueger will be unleashed in August, and will cost $5 for those without a season pass.

Enjoy the unrestrainedly brutal trailer below.

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11 Comments

  1. Nozz

    What the!?

    Didn’t see that one coming, at all.

    #1 3 years ago
  2. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    Wow. That’s actually pretty cool.

    #2 3 years ago
  3. wolecaonimei

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    #3 3 years ago
  4. LOLshock94

    WE NEED BRUCE CAMPBELL

    #4 3 years ago
  5. TikiSadZombie

    When they come in a Bundle I’ll buy them :D $5 per character is not very nice :(

    #5 3 years ago
  6. The_Red

    They should announce Jason as well. Freddy vs Jason in Mortal Kombat would be EPIC!

    #6 3 years ago
  7. NightCrawler1970

    Whats next Jason?? like in the movie “Freddie Vs Jason”????? could be nice :D

    #7 3 years ago
  8. revolting

    While the horror movie geek in me thinks this is awesome (mostly because it’s just so unexpected), it’s fairly surprising to see them add a child molester as a playable character in a game franchise which targets a largely young audience with each release.

    #8 3 years ago
  9. Soong

    I thought this was awesome until I saw that this isn’t the real Freddy Krueger, i.e. the Robert Englund version from A Nightmare on Elmstreet 1-7, but the lame version from the lame 2010 reboot :(

    #9 3 years ago
  10. Ge0force

    Didn’t see this one coming, but I like it. Last fatality in the trailer is epic! <3

    #10 3 years ago
  11. YoungZer0

    See, this is why i will never respect Mortal Kombat. It’s just fucking stupid.

    Also: http://i52.tinypic.com/20rmwjk.jpg

    #11 3 years ago

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