[19] In Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe, he sported a slightly altered version of his third costume, in addition to a championship belt adorned with the Mortal Kombat dragon emblem. ). [59] Despite learning of what happened to him and an encounter with his revenant, Liu Kang continues to trust Raiden and aligns himself with Earthrealm's warriors to combat Kronika. [20], Voice actor Tom Choi played the character in Mortal Kombat VS DC Universe until Mortal Kombat X. [39], Liu Kang becomes nonplayable for the first and only time in the Mortal Kombat series in 2002's Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance, in which the titular partnership of Shang Tsung and fellow sorcerer Quan Chi join forces to kill him in the game's introductory sequence. As Liu Kang destroyed his version of it, the sorcerer has the Fire God send him back in time to retrieve a past version of the Crown. [106] Upon God Liu Kang's inclusion in the game as playable, Game Revolution compared it with Ryu's evil persona from Street Fighter. [72], Shou and Talisa Soto (Kitana) were the only two actors to reprise their roles in the sequel, Mortal Kombat: Annihilation. [22] Liu Kang returned as the protagonist of Mortal Kombat 11 with Boon stating that the main theme of the game was "redemption". [68] Anderson compared Shou with Jackie Chan due to how both actors did not rely on stunts for their movies and thus made his fight with Reptile one of his favorites. lícules d'arts marcials. Hänen ääninäyttelijänään toimii Tom Choi.. Taustaa. [17] His wardrobe from the third game was carried over into Deception and Armageddon, but due to his resurrection, his skin was ash gray, and he wore hooked chains around his wrists. Designed with special moves intended to be easier to perform than the moves of other characters, Liu Kang has appeared in many of the Mortal Kombat fighting installments, in addition to starring with Kung Lao as the title characters of the action-adventure game Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks, and being among the eleven series characters representing the franchise in the crossover game Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe. [62] In the DLC story expansion Aftermath, Liu Kang and Raiden attempt to restart history, only to be interrupted by Shang Tsung, who tells them they need Kronika's Crown of Souls in order to do so. [16], Liu Kang was played by Ho-Sung Pak in the first two games. However, Kung Lao is killed by Shao Kahn and Liu Kang nearly kills his nemesis in revenge. [32] This Fatality was turned into an Animality in Mortal Kombat 3 and back into a normal Fatality in Mortal Kombat 4. [61] With Raiden's godly powers and his revenant counterpart's knowledge of Kronika's plan, he storms Kronika's keep and engages her in battle. Liu Kang on fiktiivinen hahmo Mortal Kombat videopelisarjassa. [42] His spirit enlists the reformed ninja Ermac to try to save Kitana and his Earthrealm allies from the Dragon King Onaga. Hän toimii Earthrealmin puolustajana ja on Raidenin ja Kung Laon hyvä ystävä. Liu Kang is one of the most popular and accessible characters in the series. When clashing the other realm's forces, Raiden instructs Liu Kang to enter into the next competition. They are visited by Raiden, who brings them Shinnok's disembodied head as a warning for them not to attack Earthrealm. [92] Complex remarked that the Mortal Kombat developers "finally found their groove again with Deadly Alliance, which began by snapping Liu Kang's neck. After Raiden and the Special Forces destroy his castle in the Netherrealm, Liu Kang and his allies join the keeper of time, Kronika, in forging a new timeline without Raiden. [115] On the other hand, his Fatality in which he drops a Mortal Kombat arcade machine onto his opponent were pointed by both Game Informer and GamePro as one of the worst from the series,[116][117] even as GamesRadar listed it among the reasons of Liu Kang being "boss". Throughout the series, he has been gradually portrayed as the main hero, becoming champion after the first Mortal Kombat tournament. He is not the protagonist therein as opposed to the game storyline, instead sharing this role with several other Earthrealm heroes. While some less gory skills have been criticized for lacking the appeal of other characters' finishing moves, as well as the sounds he yells during regular attacks, Liu Kang's darker characterization in the later games has been praised while his development in Mortal Kombat 11 was also well received for his growth. A different kind of his signature abilities is the "Dragon Fire": with it Liu Kang sends a fiery flame in the shape of a Chinese dragon across the screen out of his hands at his opponent. [23] This is explored through the story mode where Liu Kang and Kung Lao's past selves confront their corrupted future selves and thus confront their own sins. Liu Kang (Chinese: 劉鋼; pinyin: Liú gāng or Chinese: 劉康; pinyin: Liú kāng) is a fictional character in the Mortal Kombat fighting game series from Midway Games, introduced as one of the original seven player characters in the 1992 first game as a Shaolin monk who enters the Mortal Kombat tournament to save Earthrealm (Earth). [41] He returns as a playable character in this game, albeit in undead form and as a secret character that can only be unlocked by completing the game's Konquest Mode. [27] Liu Kang specializes in kicks, with his most common move being flying across the screen and connecting with a kick to the opponent's torso. [14] The name Liu Kang was inspired by Gordon Liu, an actor famous for the film The 36th Chamber of Shaolin. "[99] GamesRadar featured him, Fei-Long and Tekken's Marshall Law in the article about "kickass Bruce Lee clones" citing his similarities with Bruce Lee and with one of his shouts featured in famous quotes. [94], His redesign in Mortal Kombat: Deception was praised by GameSpot for being one of the best ones from the title,[95] and was featured in GamesRadar's list of the "greatest zombie triumphs" in 2009,[96] but was also ranked as the ninth-worst Mortal Kombat character by ScrewAttack in 2011. [73] In the 1995 animated film Mortal Kombat: The Journey Begins, Liu Kang appears as one of the main characters.[68]. In one of two good endings, Liu Kang defeats Kronika and is either joined by a mortal Raiden or Kitana in shaping a new timeline. In the first miniseries, Blood and Thunder, his backstory was mostly kept intact as a Shaolin monk out to restore the tournament to their righteous owners, with the only difference being that he was not the chosen one to defeat Goro, which instead fell on twin monk brothers named Sing and Sang, two original characters created specifically for the comics; after they are killed by Goro in the third issue, Liu Kang becomes the Shaolin's only hope in defeating Shang Tsung. Eventually he decides to travel to Outworld, realizing that he cannot avoid Mortal Kombat.[67]. "[93] Game Informer listed his death in their article about "characters that died under our watch" calling it a "shock" as Liu Kang was stated to be one of the "most loved" characters from the series. You'll never guess which character it was... More doodles from my ancient MK notebook.
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