Mortal Kombat II (SAT)

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Mortal Kombat II
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Platform: Sega Saturn
Year: 1996
Developer: Probe Software, Midway Games
This page is for the Sega Saturn game version. For other games in the series, see Mortal Kombat.

Mortal Kombat II in Japanese (モータルコンバットII 完全版 - Mortal Kombat II Kanzenban) is a port of the arcade fighting video game, originally developed and licensed by Midway Games, ported by Probe Software and distributed by Acclaim in America, Europe, Japan-South Korea and Oceania in 1996 for Sega Saturn.

Compared to other console versions, the Sega Saturn version of Mortal Kombat II had better graphics and faster gameplay speed. In addition, the Sega Saturn version offered some additional features, including the ability to play in co-op mode with a friend and the ability to choose from three different difficulty levels.

With a larger color palette and higher resolution, the graphics were first improved, giving the characters and backgrounds a more realistic and detailed appearance. When comparing the Saturn version to some of the other console versions, the "pixilation" effect was less noticeable and resulted in a more pleasant viewing experience.

Another noticeable improvement was that the game speed was significantly faster than other console versions. A higher frame rate would allow for smoother and more accurate character movements. The game's audio features, which enhanced player immersion, included a top-notch soundtrack and sound effects.

Sub-Zero, Scorpion, Raiden and Liu Kang, along with some new faces such as Baraka, Jax and Kitana, were among the iconic characters returning from the original release. Selecting a character allowed players to engage in combat in a variety of martial arts and horror-themed arenas.

Critics and gamers alike praised Mortal Kombat II for Sega Saturn for its superior gameplay and high-quality graphics compared to other console releases. One of the best fighting games of the 16-bit era is now considered Mortal Kombat II for Sega Saturn.

Screenshots

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Title Screen.

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Main menu.

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Choose your Fighter.

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Gameplay 1.

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Gameplay 2.

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Gameplay 3.

Music

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Dan Forden, who also contributed to the soundtrack for the first episode of the series, was responsible for the original composition and addition of the music. Based on his adaptation of Windows-16, which Probe Software had rewritten for Saturn, this was.

There was a variety of music, including rock, orchestral music, and electronic music. The game's background music had an ominous and tense tone that complemented the sinister and violent atmosphere of the game. The game is not even 40 MB in size because it did not use the console's audio processor or the "CD" system as an audio base.

High-quality sound effects, such as the sounds of characters punching, kicking and screaming during battle, were present in addition to the background music.

In addition, players had access to a sound feature called "The Kombat Theatre," where they could watch the characters' endings and listen to the game's music and sound effects. This mode was a fascinating addition that gave players the opportunity to explore the game's audio in more depth. While there is a lot of information about it, it is probably additional.

The fact that they at least knew how to program it on the console and that it was challenging to work on Sega hardware led to the use of this system for additional installments that would later be released for the system.

Recording

# Title Composer Length Listen Download
01 Title Theme Dan Forden 0:49
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02 Titles Dan Forden 0:25
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03 Character Select Dan Forden 0:44
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04 Selected Dan Forden 0:02
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05 The Dead Pool Dan Forden 3:17
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06 The Dead Pool (Finished) Dan Forden 0:03
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07 Kombat Zone Dan Forden 1:43
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08 Kombat Zone (Finished) Dan Forden 0:04
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09 The Pit II Dan Forden 3:25
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10 The Pit II (Finished) Dan Forden 0:04
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11 The Pit II - End Dan Forden 3:25
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12 The Pit II - End (Finished) Dan Forden 0:04
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13 The Portal Dan Forden 1:54
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14 The Portal (Finished) Dan Forden 0:05
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15 The Living Forest Dan Forden 2:50
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16 The Living Forest (Finished) Dan Forden 0:03
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17 The Armory Dan Forden 2:22
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18 The Armory (Finished) Dan Forden 0:04
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19 Wasteland Dan Forden 1:31
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20 Wasteland (Finished) Dan Forden 0:02
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21 Continue? Dan Forden 0:40
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22 WIN - Ending Dan Forden 0:15
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23 Credits Dan Forden 2:06
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24 Babality 1 Dan Forden 0:03
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25 Babality 2 Dan Forden 0:04
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26 Fatality 1 Dan Forden 0:04
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27 Fatality 2 Dan Forden 0:04
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28 Frienship Dan Forden 0:02
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29 Buy Doll Dan Forden 0:04
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30 Liu Dance Dan Forden 0:04
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31 Flower Dan Forden 0:03
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32 Rainbow Dan Forden 0:03
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Credits

(Source: Game)

As was done on Sega CD, these recordings were made by GatoVerde95 using Retroarch as a base, VLC media player, Cheat Engine and CDmage program, Audacity to transfer the music from RAW data to FLAC and foobar2000 to add metadata. Make List was used to encode the list recordings and Elisa Music Player KDE tool to test the audios to OGG. Make List was used to code the recordings in the list.

Game Rip

Format

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(Info)


Audio Devices

The sound system of the Sega Saturn was SF or DSP type as formats such as SSF, MP3 and WAV with CD quality capable of playing on a MP3 or Stereo Audio player.

Releases

America

  Canada.svg   Canada
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Title: Mortal Kombat II
Platform: Saturn
Released: 1996-01-23
Publisher: Aclaim Entertainment, Inc.
  USA.svg   USA
Mortal Kombat II - SAT - USA & Canada.jpg
Title: Mortal Kombat II
Platform: Saturn
Released: 1996-01-23
Publisher: Aclaim Entertainment, Inc.
  Mexico.svg   Mexico
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Title: Mortal Kombat II
Platform: Saturn
Released: 1996-01-23
Publisher: Aclaim Entertainment, Inc.
  Central America.svg   Central America
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Title: Mortal Kombat II
Platform: Saturn
Released: 1996-01-23
Publisher: Aclaim Entertainment, S.A.

Europe

  UK.svg   UK
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Title: Mortal Kombat II
Platform: Saturn
Released: 1996-04-??
Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment UK, Ltd.
  Scotland.svg   Scotland
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Title: Mortal Kombat II
Platform: Saturn
Released: 1996-04-??
Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment UK, Ltd.
  Wales.svg   Wales
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Title: Mortal Kombat II
Platform: Saturn
Released: 1996-04-??
Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment UK, Ltd.
  Ireland.svg   Ireland
Mortal Kombat II - SAT - British area.jpg
Title: Mortal Kombat II
Platform: Saturn
Released: 1996-04-??
Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment UK, Ltd.
  Spain.svg   Spain
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Title: Mortal Kombat II
Platform: Saturn
Released: 1996-04-??
Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment, Ltd.
  France.svg   France
Mortal Kombat II - SAT - South Europe.jpg
Title: Mortal Kombat II
Platform: Saturn
Released: 1996-04-??
Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment, Ltd.
  Italy.svg   Italy
Mortal Kombat II - SAT - South Europe.jpg
Title: Mortal Kombat II
Platform: Saturn
Released: 1996-04-??
Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment, Ltd.
  Hungary.svg   Hungary
Mortal Kombat II - SAT - South Europe.jpg
Title: Mortal Kombat II
Platform: Saturn
Released: 1996-04-??
Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment, Ltd.
  Czech Republic.svg   Czech Republic
Mortal Kombat II - SAT - South Europe.jpg
Title: Mortal Kombat II
Platform: Saturn
Released: 1996-04-??
Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment, Ltd.
  Switzerland.svg   Switzerland
Mortal Kombat II - SAT - South Europe.jpg
Title: Mortal Kombat II
Platform: Saturn
Released: 1996-04-??
Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment, Ltd.
  Romania.svg   Romania
Mortal Kombat II - SAT - South Europe.jpg
Title: Mortal Kombat II
Platform: Saturn
Released: 1996-04-??
Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment, Ltd.
  Malta.svg   Malta
Mortal Kombat II - SAT - South Europe.jpg
Title: Mortal Kombat II
Platform: Saturn
Released: 1996-04-??
Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment, Ltd.
  Luxembourg.svg   Luxembourg
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Title: Mortal Kombat II
Platform: Saturn
Released: 1996-04-??
Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment LtdLB.
  Germany.svg   Germany
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Title: Mortal Kombat II
Platform: Saturn
Released: 1996-04-??
Publisher: Acclaim für Deutschland GmbH.
  Belgium.svg   Belgium
Mortal Kombat II - SAT - Europe North.jpg
Title: Mortal Kombat II
Platform: Saturn
Released: 1996-04-??
Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment PbH.
  Poland.svg   Poland
Mortal Kombat II - SAT - Europe North.jpg
Title: Mortal Kombat II
Platform: Saturn
Released: 1996-04-??
Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment PbH.
  Netherlands.svg   Netherlands
Mortal Kombat II - SAT - Europe North.jpg
Title: Mortal Kombat II
Platform: Saturn
Released: 1996-04-??
Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment PbH.
  Iceland.svg   Iceland
Mortal Kombat II - SAT - Europe North.jpg
Title: Mortal Kombat II
Platform: Saturn
Released: 1996-04-??
Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment PbH.
  Norway.svg   Norway
Mortal Kombat II - SAT - Europe North.jpg
Title: Mortal Kombat II
Platform: Saturn
Released: 1996-04-??
Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment PbH.
  Finland.svg   Finland
Mortal Kombat II - SAT - Europe North.jpg
Title: Mortal Kombat II
Platform: Saturn
Released: 1996-04-??
Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment PbH.

Asia

  Japan.svg   Japan
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Title: モータルコンバットII 完全版 (Mortal Kombat II Kanzenban)
Platform: Saturn
Released: 1996-03-29
Publisher: Acclaim Co. Ltd
  South Korea.svg   South Korea
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Title: 도 r 다른 l 콤바 t 좋은 정식 버전 (Mortal Kombat II Kanzenban)
Platform: Saturn
Released: 1996-04-11
Publisher: Acclaim Co. Ltd

Oceania

  Australia.svg   Australia
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Title: Mortal Kombat II
Platform: Saturn
Released: 1996-08-??
Publisher: Acclaim Oceania, Ltd.
  New Zealand.svg   New Zealand
Mortal Kombat II - SAT - Oceania.jpg
Title: Mortal Kombat II
Platform: Saturn
Released: 1996-08-??
Publisher: Acclaim Oceania, Ltd.

Links

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