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Rambo: Death is coming, and there is nothing they can do



Rambo to stepped into Mortal Kombat Arena

It is a massive surprise to the fans and lovers of video games alike as the famous fighting game franchise Mortal Kombat brings Sylvester Stalone’s Rambo inside the arena. Mortal Kombat 11 revealed it’s new DLC character, and Rambo will be among the game’s playable characters. Another Mortal Kombat veteran characters will join him, namely Mileena and Rain. Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate Edition will arrive on November 17. 

 The Ultimate Edition will contain the base game, the previous expansion, dubbed as the Aftermath, and Kombat Packs 1& 2. They will release the game on next-generation consoles PS5, predecessor PS4, Xbox Series S/X, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, and Google’s Stadia.

Your Worst Nightmare 

While there are other playable characters in the franchise that came from famous Hollywood films, Rambo is a blast from the past. Story and Voiceover Director Dominic Cianciolo of NetherRealm Studio shared that playing as Rambo is like traveling back to 1982. Artists from their studio referred to Rambo’s debut film First Blood and made it an inspiration when designing the character. Players will hear famous lines from in-game dialogues that the fan will undoubtedly be familiar with.

 All of it will be entirely justified as the legend Sylvester Stallone will be the actor’s iconic character’s voice actor.  

A Pro-Player’s Reaction

Mortal Kombat professional player SonicFox tweets that he is unsure about Rambo while excited for both Rain and Mileena to join the roster. Eventually, once the game unfolds and the character can show the tricks up his sleeves and how it plays out against the other characters, perception won’t matter anymore. Different top tiers Mortal Kombat pro players Dragon and NinjaKilla_212 aren’t sharing any opinion yet as of the moment.  

 Other Iconic Hollywood Characters

Rambo wasn’t the first Hollywood star that stepped into the arena of Mortal Kombat. The horror slasher tandem of Jason Vorhees and Freddy Krueger from Jason versus Freddy became playable in Mortal Kombat 9 and Mortal Kombat 10 as DLC players. Then come to the extraterrestrial beings Alien and Predator from the renowned series named after the characters. The Butcher of Texas Leatherface with his chainsaw is present in Mortal Kombat 10, together with those mentioned above. 

 Mortal Kombat 11 beefs up the roster with more iconic characters as it put together Spawn, The Terminator, RoboCop, and lastly, the man of the hour, Rambo. 

Jinel Franco is a Multi-Media Artist and a Content Marketing Strategist. For the past 3 years, she has helped several companies and individuals bring out the best of their brand with quality content and media.

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