Tag Archives: Raiden

“Arcade Archives Raiden” Available Today for Nintendo Switch and PS4

Hamster has announced that Raiden, the classic arcade shoot-em-up (or as we called it back in its day, a “shooter”), is available today (1 July) on PS4 and Nintendo Switch as part of the digital Arcade Archives series. Originally released by Seibu Kaihatsu in 1990, Raiden was the first game in the long-standing sci-fi shooter franchise. It was ported to

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NetherRealm to retire some “Mortal Kombat” characters due to cultural appropriation concerns

Say your final farewell to those ninjas, fighting game fans… In a recent interview with German outlet Das Voxel, NetherRealm Studios creative directer and Mortal Kombat co-creator Ed Boon suggested that many mainstays of the fighting series’ roster will finally be retired after Mortal Kombat 11. According to Boon: “At the beginning, we just threw whatever we had against the

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Raiden laments a forgotten ”Mortal Kombat” anniversary

Greetings, mortals! It is I, Raiden, god of thunder and protector of Earthrealm. As many of you are prone to forgetting, mere mortals as you are, I wanted to remind everyone that the 26th anniversary of Mortal Monday is today. Yes, September 13th is the anniversary of the release of the original Mortal Kombat game for home consoles. But did

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“Fatal Cuties” – Cosplay predicted the inclusion of a female Terry Bogard in SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy (gallery)

SNK revealed last week that Fatal Fury lead character Terry Bogard would appear in gender-bended form in the upcoming female-only fighter SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy. As it turns out, female fans of SNK and its characters have heralded the arrival of fem-Terry for quite some time- in cosplay form! Below is just a sample of the dedicated ladies who

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