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Mortal Kombat Vs. Portal 2: FIGHT!

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Two highly anticipated games come out today — Portal 2 and the new Mortal Kombat. Obviously, the two games are targeting very different audiences, but surely there’s some of you who are interested in both games, but can only afford one.

Allow me to present this argument: Portal 2 is a game filled with exciting action-puzzle gameplay, an intriguing plot which continues directly from the first hit game, and contains what is likely some of the best game scriptwriting ever. Mortal Kombat is a fighting game whose sole claim to fame is its gory Fatalities, which you can watch here for free.

The Stage Fatalities are here, and the Babalities are here. Hope this helps you guys. JK Simmons and I know you’ll make the right decision.

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Robert Bricken is one of the original co-founders of the site formerly known as Topless Robot, and its first editor-in-chief, serving from 2008-12. He brought the site to prominence with “nerd news, humor and self-loathing” as its motto, raising it from total internet obscurity to a readership in the millions, with help from his savage “FAQ” movie reviews and Fan Fiction Fridays. Under his tenure Topless Robot was covered by Gawker, Wired, Defamer, New York magazine, ABC News, and others, and his articles have been praised by Roger Ebert, Avengers actor Clark Gregg, comedian and The Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman, the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Rifftrax, and others. He is currently the managing editor of io9.com. Despite decades as both an amateur and professional nerd, he continues to be completely unprepared for either the zombie apocalypse or the robot uprising.