Midway Officially Announce MK: Armageddon

Midway announced today that Mortal Kombat Armageddon, the final franchise installment on current generation systems featuring the most extensive cast of playable characters in the series to-date and an all-new create-a-fighter mode, is currently in development for the PlayStation2 and Xbox. The game is is expected to ship Fall 2006.

As the final chapter of Mortal Kombat on current generation gaming platforms, we’re eager to raise the bar for the fighting genre yet again with Mortal Kombat Armageddon,” said Steve Allison, chief marketing officer, Midway. “Building off of the tremendous successes of Mortal Kombat Deception in October 2004 and Mortal Kombat Shaolin Monks in September 2005, Mortal Kombat Armageddon introduces the most comprehensive cast of playable characters from every Mortal Kombat title, both past and present, in addition to the first create-a-fighter mode in franchise history.