Sort of a downer for Nintendo - Midway's announced that the Gamecube will see a port of Mortal Kombat: Deception but that it won't be here till 2005, well after PS2 and Xbox players get their hands on it.
CHICAGO ? August 26, 2004 - Midway Games Inc. (NYSE: MWY), a leading interactive entertainment industry publisher and developer, today announced plans to bring the latest iteration of it's world-renowned Mortal Kombat fighting game franchise, Mortal Kombat?: Deception?, to the Nintendo GameCube? in the first half of 2005.
Mortal Kombat: Deception takes martial arts-style fighting and the Mortal Kombat franchise to new heights with an innovative engine delivering intensely in-depth, blood-spurting action that will appeal to long-time Mortal Kombat fans as well as current-generation gamers. The game features powerful hand-to-hand and special weapons combat, four unique gameplay modes (Kombat, Konquest, Puzzle and Chess Kombat) along with all-new fighting combinations and multiple character specific fatalities.
Mortal Kombat: Deception is scheduled to ship October 4, 2004, for the PlayStation?2 computer entertainment system and the Xbox? video game system from Microsoft.