Warner Bros. Fights ‘Mortal Kombat II’ Source Code Leak
GitHub has removed a recent “Mortal Kombat II” source code leak following a request from Warner Bros. Discovery. The leak purportedly reveals unused artwork and an alternative storyline for the iconic arcade game, first released by Midway in 1993. Three decades later, the current rightsholder seems keen to plug the leaks.
Classic videogame Mortal Kombat has won the hearts and minds of multiple gaming generations over the last 30 years.
Developed by Midway Games, the second release of the fighting game made its debut in arcade halls back in 1993. Ports were later released for multiple home platforms, including MS-DOS, Game Boy, SNES, and PlayStation.
The releases were a big hit for American game developer Midway but couldn’t prevent the company from going under. After several financial setbacks, Midway eventually filed for bankruptcy, with Warner Bros. picking up the assets.
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