In 1992, Midway Games, successfully shocked the game scene with a fantasy-fighting game titled ‘Mortal Kombat’. Released firstly as an arcade game, it become one of the most successful franchise in its genre.
Mortal Kombat introduces a brutal finishing moves namely Fatalities. In Mortal Kombat 3, the game introduced Brutality and Animalities. The gore and brutal elements of the game have brought the title into one of the most successful fighting games in the history of video games.