Since its release in April 2015, I played Mortal Kombat X on my iPad 4, which is the mobile version of the fighting game on PlayStation, XBOX, and PC. With the help of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, NetherRealm Studios, the direct successor to Midway Games, designed the tenth main installment of the renowned Mortal Kombat series. I personally played Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat II, and Mortal Kombat Deception on the original XBOX. I have been a fan of Mortal Kombat since 2011 when I played the 2004 Mortal Kombat Deception.
Much of the PC gaming scene is made up of games made by American companies. Blizzard Entertainment, Riot Games, and Bethesda to name a few popular companies are all based in America. With games like League of Legends, Hearthstone, and Counter-strike dominating the live-streaming spotlight, it is a pleasure to discover hidden gems developed by companies overseas.
Hearthstone and Comparing Games to Hearthstone
If you haven’t yet heard of the most popular online card game, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is an free-to-play collectible card game created by Blizzard Entertainment. By The Numbers: Most Popular Online Games Right Now, an article by Jeremiah Paul places Hearthstone as the second most popular online game with over 50 million players logging in every month and the most popular E-sport to watch.