Fighting games and solid storylines to back up the fisticuffs are usually in a shorter supply than realistic promises during an election. Many a fighting game barely acknowledges that component, let alone build on it. Mortal Kombat on the other hand, has always had a particularly rich mythology. Even when the original game debuted, it was setting up the tale of the realms and why the Mortal Kombat tournament was necessary. Fast forward a few decades, and Mortal Kombat X looks ready to spin another tale. One that’ll have you interacting with it.
We’ve had a unprecedentedly long console generation this time around; it’s been over 7 years since the release of the Xbox 360, and 6 since Sony’s PlayStation 3. The games expected in 2013, like The Last of Us and err…umm…. Oh! Gears of War Judgement show that both systems still have a bit of juice left in them, but if we’re going to be honest, we have to admit that they’re growing a little long-in-the-tooth and it’s time for some shiny new hardware. It’s almost a dead cert that we’ll be seeing new hardware this year, even though it might not see general release until 2014. With that in mind, here’s what we’d like to see from the PlayStation 4.