Australia Gets 18+ Rating!

It’s hasn’t been officially announced, but its looking more than likely that Australia will be getting an R18+ rating for computer and video games by the end of the year! The Australian censorship ministers met today as a part of the Standing Committee of Attorneys-General, coming to an almost unanimous decision to include an R18+ rating for video games in Australia. The only state who...

Mortal Kombat: All Rapped Up!

Its fairly obvious: Mortal Kombat is pretty much the biggest thing in the video game world right now, right up there with the new Nintendo 3DS. The new game is insanely popular at the moment, a new web series based off the game debuted with 5 million viewers, and now this new rap song by Jace Hall is taking the internet by storm, collectively with over 65, 000 views on youtube in less than a week!...

Mortal Kombat: Legacy hits 5 million views

^Above: The Mortal Kombat: Legacy cast at the Mortal Kombat: Legacy launch party! Mortal Kombat: Legacy, the online web series debuted on youtube last Tuesday, and since it has collectively received over 5 million views on youtube. The series has been praised by many as a glorious return to the series’ mature presentation, and has given the Mortal Kombat a more realistic approach to the characters...

Mortal Kombat Brings the Fight to the States…

I honestly don’t know why I am reminding any of you that Mortal Kombat is now available as of today (April 19th) in the states as I am sure many know by now, but just in case, this reminder cannot be pressed enough for those of you holding out on one of the best titles in the series to come along in many years. I attended the standard midnight event in my small town and ever since I hit the ...

Mortal Kombat: Legacy Premiers!

Remember that awesome trailer that took the internet by storm last year? Mortal Kombat: Rebirth (watch it here!) was a 8 minute short film directed by Kevin Tancharoen with fight choreography by Larnell Stovall. The idea behind it was simple, give the MK fans what they wanna see: a dark, gritty, evil Mortal Kombat universe with blood and gore. And fans sore live action decapitations and dark, twis...

Australian Customs to seize Mortal Kombat imports

It was the news that rocked gamers all over Australia. The Australian Classification Board had refused classification (RC) of Mortal Kombat. The internet was turned into a warzone with fans coming together to vent their anger and seek vengeance. Games that are slapped with a RC rating is banned and it is illegal to promote and sell in that country.  So fans of MK who are seeking to import the game...

Mortal Kombat Ban Appeal Unsuccessful

Fresh new update in the fight to get Mortal Kombat unbanned in Australia! The appeal Warner Brothers submitted to the Australian Classification Ratings Board for banning their up coming fighter Mortal Kombat in Australia, has unfortunately been unsuccessful, and is still refused classification. “We’re obviously extremely disappointed that the Refused Classification decision has been up...

Ed Boon Reveals More Mortal Kombat

Ok wow! Just when the excitement couldn’t get higher for the new addition to the Mortal Kombat franchise, creative director Ed Boon has appeared on GDC and unveiled a truck load of new footage and features! I could talk forever about these announcements, but rather here’s a nice, easy to read list! WARNING TO ALL MK FANS: This may blow your mind and you WILL feel overwhelmed by its awe...

Video Game Classification Petition! Help Influence Australian Video Game History!

As we previously mentioned in this weeks podcast, the team here at Capsule Computers are all greatly disappointed in the banning of the latest title in the Mortal Kombat franchise down under. However some unexpected good has come out of the situation, bringing an age-old issue into the light all over the country, as well as all over the globe. The ratings system here in Australia is unfair and out...

Mortal Kombat Rebirth

Now I don’t know about you guys but I haven’t been the biggest of fans of the Mortal Kombat movies but after watching this short film, it’s won me over and got me all pumped up for what could hopefully be the first R RATED Mortal Kombat movie.  It’s about time too !! According to Latinoreview.com here are some finer details. It’s directed by Kevin Tancharoen, who dire...

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