Parents' Guide to

Mortal Kombat: Armageddon

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Engaging but extremely gory fight game for mature players.

Game PlayStation 2 2006
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 17+

This title has:

Too much violence
age 17+

For 17+

VERY VIOLENT!!! It has lots of blood, lots of gore (including people's body parts being removed and people being cut in half!!

This title has:

Too much violence

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (24 ):

Midway has expanded a few of its game modes; aside from the single-player game (against the game's artificial intelligence) and a two-player mode (on the same television), Armageddon also offers a deeper Konquest game (a story-based adventure) and expanded online play for head-to-head matches over the Internet -- with faster response times than found in 2004's Mortal Kombat: Deception. Armageddon doesn't evolve the genre much, but just gives the player a lot more of the same stuff, which isn't necessarily a bad thing. Also, while this game's graphics look OK (better on the Xbox than the PlayStation 2), it doesn't compare to fighting games on the Xbox 360 such as Tecmo's Dead or Alive 4.

Mortal Kombat fans can pick up Armageddon for $39.95, or they may opt for the Premium Edition ($49.95), which includes a playable of the original Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3, more than 60 minutes of bonus DVD video content, a collectible metal case (with four unique box fronts in total), and an animation cell cover art autographed by franchise co–creator Ed Boon.

Online interaction: Online play with chat can create unpredictable conversations.

Game Details

  • Platform: PlayStation 2
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: Midway
  • Release date: November 28, 2006
  • Genre: Fighting
  • ESRB rating: M for Blood and Gore, Intense Violence
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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