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Mortal Kombat 11’s Joker brings back Friendship

Warner Bros. has released the first gameplay trailer for Mortal Kombat 11 DLC guest character Joker.

The headline here is one of Joker’s Fatalities is a Friendship. Fans of the gory fighting game franchise will remember Friendships from Mortal Kombat 2 onwards – they were designed to be a nonviolent alternative to the moral panic-inducing Fatalities of the first Mortal Kombat. Here’s how they looked:

The difference here, of course, is Joker’s Friendship is a trick. Who knew?! The cake is in fact a bomb, and the Friendship sign, which hides the word Fatality, ends up splitting his hapless opponent split in two. Oh, Joker. You cad.

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