Mortal Combat X allows adults to relive their glorious Mortal Kombat fighting days on their mobile device. To compensate for having fewer fighters and fewer fighting moves, they have created new challenges, such as 3vs3, summoning other players to fight, and challenging your friends in 1on1 combat.
There are unlockables to keep the game interesting
With fewer fighting moves and fewer characters, the game is at risk of quickly growing stale after repeated play, so to keep you interested, they have added unlockables that you may transfer over to the console version of Mortal Combat X. Many of the fighting mechanisms involve repeated and quick tapping, but the developers had very few control mechanisms to play with, so one has to expect a little repetition. The graphics are surprisingly advanced for a mobile game. The detail and rendering are something you rarely see when playing games for mobile devices. The high quality visuals come at a price, as the game requires 1.5GB of space on your device, and it will not function if it does not have access to at least 1GB of RAM.
Conclusion - less variety but more to do
The game has less character and fighting-move variety than console versions because they had to shrink and minimalise the game to make it play on mobile devices. However, the game gives you plenty to do and the untouchables help to keep the game interesting. Mortal Combat X is worth a go if you are a fan of the franchise.