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Mortal Kombat: Shang Tsung trailer

Mortal Kombat: Shang Tsung trailer

Warners Bros. has released a new character vignette for Mortal Kombat about Shang Tsung. The game will hit shelves in two weeks.

Shang Tsung

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Commented on 2011-04-08 16:45:14
can only morph into the guy you're fighting this time?
Commented on 2011-04-08 17:11:22 In reply to bleachedsmiles
Posted by bleachedsmiles
can only morph into the guy you're fighting this time?
nope! he wouldn't be shang if that were the case.
Commented on 2011-04-08 18:49:21
Shang Tsung = Mokujin
Commented on 2011-04-08 19:43:58
I think that IS the case. He can't morph into everybody because that requires loading every characters full model and data for matches with Shang, which would be impossible without a reasonable load time.
Commented on 2011-04-08 21:00:30
yep thats what i've been hearing. And the two times he has been shown so far (once in the video after the demo i believe) he only morphed into who he was fighting.

Thats pretty poor if you can only change it into a mirror match
Commented on 2011-04-09 06:21:37
Hasn't been confirmed but no one has seen otherwise. Seems pretty lame, but it probably isn't super easy to load in the character models. It was a lot easier back in the day of cartridges and 2D sprites.
Commented on 2011-04-09 06:36:57 In reply to pythxvii
Posted by pythxvii
Hasn't been confirmed but no one has seen otherwise. Seems pretty lame, but it probably isn't super easy to load in the character models. It was a lot easier back in the day of cartridges and 2D sprites.
That's probably why he had no shapeshifting powers whatsoever in previous 3D MK games. At least they've tried to bring back some of his powers.

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