"What makes you think I'll be easy prey? Because you lack "KILLER INSTINCT".... I have engaged in Mortal Kombat

This may be borderline off topic category but I just watched sub zero intro vid for Injustice 2, and his intro with Cheetah is in the subject… is it a coincidence or shots fired??

Thoughts

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  1. Perhaps a hint towards a possible potential Killer Instinct vs. Mortal Kombat crossover fighting game? :wink: :smile: :grin: :smiley: :grinning: :sunglasses:

  2. That particular dialogue/interaction between The Joker and Sub-Zero: An overall reference on Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe, yes? :slight_smile: :wink:

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I just see it as She is part animal, and alot of animals have an instinct to kill. This comment has as much to do with KI as the old show on fox that was also named Killer Instinct.

Sub-Zero makes MK remarks to over half the cast. There is a Sindel, and a Shang S. remark also.

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I agree. There’s a severe amount of reaching.

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I’ll make this clear before it gets out of hand, I only find it amusing… I do believe it is only coincidental, but, very very interesting none the less…

His reply especially… to have engaged in MK more than merits his KI…

Btw I would like to know if Cheetah ever uses that term elsewhere in here intros

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I am with you on the " I thought it was funny in a wierd way" thing.

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Wish this meant we would get an MK guest in KI. I’d love Fulgore in the next MK instalment too. Nice little easter egg regardless though. Respect Netherrealm. Possible nod to Maya’s outro too? maybe thats reaching…

We can’t even get easter eggs in for our own fighters let alone giving a nod to another franchise as a sign of respect. :cry:

Loved it when we get the classic Rareware logo inside of retro Fulgores chest piece.

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Orchid confirmed as guest character for MK11!!!

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The interesting thing is that this is literally the only time cheetah comments on killer instinct.

I think it is a small reference. It’s like if subzero called red hood a “street fighter” trying to insinuate that he is a simple inexperienced bar brawler. Yet we all know it’s a reference to the actual street fighter game.

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Well Ed Boon did say on Twitter a few years back that he thought KI vs MK would be cool, even if it was only a “for fun” comment.
I think it’s probably a fun nod to a fellow American FG.

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Not really. Why would Sub reference his own game if Cheetah didn’t reference KI?

Oh this is def not a coincidence. Ed boon isn’t watching this video and going " oh no way! Look honey! they both brought up fighting games AND one referenced a catch phrase from killer instinct! What a stange, unpredictable coincidence!"

This is dripping with intention.

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Probably just a reference to KI out of mutual respect. I imagine everyone in the industry plays another company’s games. It isn’t as though you as a musician would not listen to another musician’s music.

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Boy, if ed boon ever got a hold of killer instinct I’d say I could finally pass and go to heaven

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It’s just an easter egg. Nothing more.

Yay, cool, Killer Instinct was mentioned somewhere…
Moving on.

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Im sure they respect KI alot cuz inj 2 has alot of ideas from KI.

I hope there is no crossover. Prefer we stick to our game

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You mean like a lot of KI’s ideas comes from Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat?
Yeah, borrowing ideas is not something KI is innocent of.

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…so long as they steer clear of the combat…everything surrounding NRS games…the features, the cinematics, the accessories, the modes…they’re all top tier, but IMHO letting them handle KI’s combat would be a downgrade.

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it is an easter egg, and it is cool. Downplaying the subjective nature of how cool it is just highlights the nature of subjectivity.

I thought that was g as ■■■■

gg, NRS

and wrath, i completely agree. Take their polish, but leave their mechanics far from here hehehe

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I don’t think this is a reach. And I think its pretty cool.

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