Andrew Bowen, the actor behind Johnny Cage in Mortal Kombat 10 and Mortal Kombat 11, has seemingly teased a new Mortal Kombat project – earlier than swiftly deleting the proof.
As reported by GamesRadar, Bowen took to each Twitter and Instagram to share a brief video of himself arriving at Warner Bros studios, that includes music and a quote from 1988 martial arts film Bloodsport, which straight impressed the unique pitch for Mortal Kombat.
Beyond that, Johnny Cage himself is a reference to Bloodsport star Jean-Claude Van Damme.
This would possibly all really feel like a little bit of a attain however shortly after it was first reported, Bowen deleted each the Tweet and the Instagram put up, just about confirming the rumours that he’s at the moment engaged on one thing Mortal Kombat associated.
Earlier this yr, senior manufacturing supervisor at NetherRealm Studios Jonathan Andersen shared a picture of his desk that reveals loads of idea artwork, flyers, and print-outs associated to video games made by the studio.
However, eagle-eyed followers then noticed one thing happening in the highest proper of the picture on the developer’s monitor. Along the underside of the display is a few textual content studying “MK12_Mast[er]” and an e-mail from somebody known as Christine that partially reads: “Confidential. Do not […] share any part of this video, nor any […] our fans eagerly scrape the internet for any trace […] take extra care with this material,” with followers taking this as an intentional tease of Mortal Kombat 12.
The tweet was deleted shortly after it was posted.
It comes after journalist Jeff Grubb stated final yr that Mortal Kombat 12 was in improvement. “It lines up with the reality, and it lines up with what I’ve heard, where that title would make the most sense because that’s a game they know will make money.”
In different information, EA Dice has confirmed it isn’t engaged on any sport that isn’t Battlefield-related, because it has “no time” for anything.