The original Mortal Kombat games were big rivals to Street Fighter II's various editions, and rivalry between the two camps in the schoolyard often reached Mario vs Sonic proportions. It's been a while since we saw the original games on a home console, though, so Warner Bros. has decided it's time they made a grand comeback. Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat 2 and Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 will be available in a single collection for $9.99 (or 800 Microsoft Points) on August 31 for PSN, PC and Xbox 360.
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 has already seen a downloadable release but was pulled from sale in June of last year due to publisher Midway's bankruptcy. Since that time, Warner Bros. purchased Midway's assets, including the Mortal Kombat franchise, and has seen fit to rerelease the game alongside its predecessors.
The new triple pack has been developed by Other Ocean (best known for the DSiWare version of Dark Void Zero as well as numerous iOS and casual titles) in conjunction with NetherRealm Studios, developers of the most recent Mortal Kombat title. It will feature online play, leaderboards and achievements/trophies for all three titles as well as arcade-perfect renditions of the games in their original form.
This article originally appeared on GamePro.com as Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection Available on PC, PSN and XBLA from August 31