Mortal Kombat’s Not So Flawless Victory – Things You Might Not Know

Liu Kang. Sub-Zero. Scorpion. Jean-Claude? This week on Things You Might Not Know with ThinkSoJoE, we look at the not so flawless beginnings of the Mortal Kombat franchise.


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Jean-Claude Van Damme images: Georges Biard, CC BY-SA 3.0 (, via Wikimedia Commons
John Tobias image: VideoGames – The Ultimate Gaming Magazine (Issue 75/April 1995) – pg. 47 via Roberth Martinez on MobyGames
Richard Divizio image: Facebook @MortalKombatActorRichardDivizio
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