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Mortal Kombat: Deception

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'Mortal Kombat: Deception' (PS2/Xbox) Ships One Million Units

by Judy on Oct. 12, 2004 @ 7:42 a.m. PDT

Mortal Kombat: Deception's online mode has also been a massive hit with consumers. Since the game's launch six days ago more than 130,000 matches have been fought online over PlayStation 2.

"Mortal Kombat is clearly a franchise that continues to deliver innovative gameplay along with the hardcore, intense fighting action that fans have come to know and love over the past 12 years," said Steve Allison, chief marketing officer, Midway. "We're extremely pleased to see that Deception has been received in such a positive light by both the media and consumers since we first announced the title in March. It's a true testament to the Mortal Kombat team's hard work and dedication that consumer interest is high enough to make Deception the fastest selling game in Midway's history."

About Mortal Kombat: Deception

Mortal Kombat: Deception delivers the most ambitious fighting game to-date, providing players with four independent gameplay modes, multiple new fatalities per character, as well as earning the title of the first-ever 3D fighting game playable online both via PlayStation 2 broadband and Xbox Live. The game also features lightning-fast, hand-to-hand and special weapons combat, secret and returning characters, new moves and combinations with death-dealing battles and all-new life-threatening environments.

Mortal Kombat: Deception is rated "M" for Mature and is available now for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox. A version for Nintendo Gamecube is scheduled to be available in early 2005. For more information visit or

Mortal Kombat: Deception is available for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox and is expected to release for the Nintendo GameCube in early 2005.

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