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List Rules Vote up the best games of the Mortal Kombat series

The best Mortal Kombat games are true fighting game masterpieces, full of blood and guts. But not all MK games deserve the title of "best," as some of them have been real duds. So which ones should you not waste your time playing? Gamers have voted for what they think are the best Mortal Kombat of all time.

If you think the coolest Mortal Kombat game isn't as high as it should be, then make sure to vote it up. This way, your Mortal Kombat arguments won't devolve into actual mortal combat. Created in the early nineties by Ed Boon, John Tobias, John Vogel and Dan Forden, the MK franchise now has ten games in the main franchise and several spin-off titles such as Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe.

The original Mortal Kombat is considered one of the best games of all time and influenced the fighting game genre immensely. After it was released, other developers started to emulate the over-the-top violence and gore. In fact, it forced the video game industry to self-moderate with the creation of the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB).

So if you're wondering what are the greatest Mortal Kombat games of all time, then this list should answer your question. After all, the best Mortal Kombat games typically include the best fatalities.

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Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mortal Kombat Games

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506 113
Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mortal Kombat Games

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441 98
Mortal Kombat X is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mortal Kombat Games
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441 112
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mortal Kombat Games

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385 109
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mortal Kombat Games

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400 113
Mortal Kombat Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mortal Kombat Games

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388 130
Mortal Kombat: Deception is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mortal Kombat Games

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306 149
Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mortal Kombat Games

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309 161
Mortal Kombat: Armageddon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mortal Kombat Games

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269 155
Mortal Kombat 3 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mortal Kombat Games

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252 166
Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mortal Kombat Games

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231 169
Mortal Kombat 4 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mortal Kombat Games

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152 302
Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mortal Kombat Games

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118 251
Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mortal Kombat Games

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117 234
Mortal Kombat Gold is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mortal Kombat Games

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79 37
mortal kombat 11 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mortal Kombat Games
cyrax added mortal kombat 11

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91 137
Mortal Kombat: Unchained is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Mortal Kombat Games
Son Goku added 2006

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20 103
Mortal Kombat Advance is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Mortal Kombat Games
ded13558646 added 2001

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Mortal Kombat: Special Forces is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mortal Kombat Games