This is one of the easiest BiiFs ever.

If you like Mortal Kombat, this is worth checking out. If you're not really a fan of the MK series, this is the same old shit in a slightly shinier package.

Since that's probably too few words, I'll continue.

If you're a casual partaker of the MK games, as I am, then this is, essentially, the same old shit in a slightly shinier package. There are some nice visual touches, such as visible bruising and damage to characters' costumes as the fights progress. The character models are nicely large and detailed. Backgrounds look fine, if uninspired. It's pretty much got all the same old MK-things in it. Fatalaties, "Heroic Brutalities" for the DC heroes who don't kill. (which are typically awkward to pull off using a 360 gamepad) Yadda yadda, you get the drill.

Still, I found the controls to be stiff and wooden, even allowing for the 360 pad I was using. I find Tekken/Soul Calibur/DOA much more fluid.

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