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on 13 February 2015
Origin shorts of some of Mortal Kombat's icons. The First 2 episodes focus on Sonya, Jax, Kano and a brief appearance from Stryker. This is probably my favourite of the whole show and actually moved it from a 2 star disappointing to what I was expecting. Great performances from Jeri Ryan, and Michael Jai White. The fight between him and Kano was the best of the DVD.

Johnny Cage's story is ok, I think it was casted well, and the fights were pretty good, it does also show his motivation for getting into the tournament, also hey managed to put in a couple of his signature moves.

Raiden: From here the DVD started to go downhill for me. At the beginning of this episode there is a short declaimer saying that this is not the usual MK story but he hope it is still enjoyable. Unfortunately it did not hit the mark for me. They said they wanted to portray Raiden as mortal, I think they took this a step too far, and made his seem not just mortal but helpless.

Kitana and Milleena: This episode was part animated and part live action. The fights were ok, nothing great except the sparing match between the two "sisters". This was the best part of the two part episode for me. I actually think too much time was given to this story. I am sure by increasing the pace of the story I am sure it could have been done in one episode rather than filling two.

Scorpion and Sub-Zero: This was these were the 2 episodes I was looking forward as Sub-Zero is my favourite character. So my disappointment was doubled as this was much more Scorpion's origin story. Mini spoiler there is also a brief appearance from Quan Chi as well.

Cyrax and Sektor: was not really expecting much from this story and it is not much of a story but there are 2 very good fights in it one the human Cyrax and Sektor beating the crap out of the earlier cyborg. Which begs the question why go ahead with the project when the humans won? Than the upgraded Cyrax and Sektor against the complete robotic (boss type) assassin.

There are good extras of how the fights were recorded showing the stuntmen and actors working with the fight co-ordinator. There are other about the locations and how and why things were shot. If you are into these things great. Personally would have preferred if there were a couple more episodes.

There were some very good bits in this they were a lot of boring bit the fights were the same they ranged from good to acrobatic displays that look good on camera but not really effective. This does not really connect together like the Street Fighter series and is just about comes off as ok for me. Really saved by the first two episodes and the last two.
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on 16 April 2015
Watch a reimagined look at the origin stories of the Mortal Kombat universe, with a real world approach. Some tales great, others subpar.
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on 17 December 2015
Finally on DVD. Great series. Love it.
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on 3 August 2015
Brilliant arrived the day it said and have watched many times since receiving this.
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on 30 August 2016
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on 3 October 2013
Good graphics, and sound. Came within the time frame, and as described. Very good value or the price paid. I recommend this Blu-Ray.
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on 26 October 2014
Started off well it would of bin better as a full length feature but still enjoyable.
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on 28 September 2013
Mortal Kombat Legacy is basically the Web-Series brought together on Bluray.
Each episode gives a account of how the characters came to be involved in the tournament.
Even though originally made for the Web the production is of high quality and gives some interesting insights into the characters.
Yes the episodes are short and sometimes leaves you wanting more, the shortest is only about 6 mins long, being a second part to a story.
But if you are a fan of the movies or games this is well worth a viewing.

Characters in the series: Jax, Sonya, Kano, Johnny Cage, Kitana, Mileena, Raiden, Scorpion, Sub-Zero, Cyrax & Sektor.

Overall: As long as you know this was a production made for the Web, then there is plenty to enjoy here, especially for the fans!
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on 21 June 2014
All things considered, this was a cool series, but the potential massively outweighs the reward of watching it. The effects are entertaining, and consistant somewhat, however the derived storylines don't make sense in places, and all together just don't make much sense - it's a 'stuff just happens' kinda thing.

It's a 'fan-made' production, however this is one of those 'we can do what we want' outings, which I found unfortunate. In particular - The Raiden and Scorpion episodes were baffling to me, Raiden for obvious reasons, and Scorpion because that dude clearly should have played Liu Kang. Johnny Cage isn't much to shout about either.

I will say however, the short sequences with Cyrax etc are excellent, but still only if you really want to see it on a skin-depth level.

I'll watch Street Fighter over this any day, as at least they were honest about the content, so in summary - go watch the original movies again probably if you're bored.
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on 28 June 2013
This is an origin of sorts telling of the Mortal Kombat story. You are introduced to Jax, Sonya, Kano, Raiden, Scorpion, Sub-Zero, Johnny Cage, Cyrax, Sektor, Mileena and Kitana.

All episodes are no more than say 15 mins and are class. My favourite episodes have to be the Scorpion / Sub-Zero & Jax / Sonya / Kano storylines. There's an excellent take on Raiden which you need to see.

Blu-ray picture quality is superb along with the audio.

You won't be disappointed, roll on season 2!
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