Is Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks Getting An HD Re-Release?

Mortal Kombat co-creator Ed Boon made a curious tweet last night, which makes it sound like NetherRealm Studios might be working on an HD re-release of Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks. Take a look at his tweet below.

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When asked by a fan if Superman and Batman would perhaps make cameos as playable characters, Boon replied, “Playable cameos in what game?”


Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks, unlike most other Mortal Kombat games, isn’t a fighter. It’s a third-person action game starring Liu Kang and Kung Lao. One can also unlock Sub-Zero and Scorpion as playable characters.

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Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.