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Mortal Kombat is a American fighting game that was made by Midway, and it was released on 1992. Due to a massive public outcry about violence in video games Nintendo and Sega censored the game. While Sega had a cheat code to remove most of the censorship Nintendo had no such cheat code.

CensorshipEdit

International CensorshipEdit

  • Any scene that shows blood was modified for the SNES In the SNES version the blood was reduced, and recolored a blackish grey.
  • Any scene that shows a fatality was modified for the SNES/Gameboy release. In the SNES/Gameboy version the fatality's violence was toned down.
  • In the Sega Master System, Sega Game Gear and the Sega Genesis versions the pit stage was modified. In the Sega Master System, Sega Game Gear and the Sega Genesis versions the spikes on the bottom of the pit stage no longer have any blood or corpses on them.
  • In the SNES release the pit stage was modified. In the SNES versions the spikes at the bottom of the pit stage no longer have any blood or corpses.
  • In the SNES release fatality's were renamed to "Finishing Bonus".
  • In the SNES release the line "The assassination of Shang Tsung." it was changed to "The destruction of Shang Tsung."
  • Any scene that shows blood was modified for the Gameboy release. In the Gameboy versions the blood was digitally removed.
  • In the Gameboy release the pit stage was modified. In the Gameboy version the bottom of the stage was completely removed due to the spikes that were on of the bottom of the stage.
  • In the Gameboy release fatality's were renamed to "Finishing Move".

Where to find it uncensoredEdit

Rereleases of the game have been completely uncensored, and the arcade version was completely uncensored.

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