Andrew Bowen, the present voice behind Mortal Kombat‘s resident film star Johnny Cage, not too long ago took to Twitter to tease work on a mysterious new venture. His brief video consists of a shot of the well-known Warner Bros. water tower (Yakko, Wakko, and Dot have been sleeping) backed with a quote and a few music becoming of the Mortal Kombat sequence, which many are deciphering as a tease for Mortal Kombat 12.
Bowen has since deleted the tweet, though. Nonetheless, it had music that wouldn’t be misplaced in a Mortal Kombat sport with the quote, “Each lethal approach. It’s savage fight.” Having “fight” in there together with the WB water tower, his historical past as Cage, and the later elimination of the tweet do strongly indicate that he’s laying down vocals for Mortal Kombat 12. Nonetheless, it’s not the one chance.
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Mortal Kombat is among the largest gaming properties at Warner Bros., so Johnny Cage may very well be exhibiting up in all types of locations that also match with this tease. Maybe the actor is voicing the character for a spot in MultiVersus, WB’s Smash Bros.-like platform fighter. Nonetheless, though it doesn’t disprove that Cage may very well be concerned within the sport by some means, a earlier leak indicated that Scorpion was making his technique to the sport. It’s additionally doable that he is also serving to out with an unannounced animated venture, however whether it is associated to Johnny Cage and Mortal Kombat, Joel McHale has voiced Cage within the final two animated movies.
Nonetheless, even with ample skepticism, there are quite a lot of indicators that time to Mortal Kombat 12 being NetherRealm Studios’ subsequent sport. GamesBeat reporter and leaker Jeff Grubb famous that NetherRealm was favoring Mortal Kombat 12 over one other Injustice sport due to the hesitancy of working with one other Warner Bros. property whereas the combating sport developer’s future with firm is unsure. A NetherRealm developer additionally appeared to have leaked a part of the sport by way of a swiftly deleted desk photograph with icons that pointed to MK12 and Reptile, a fan-favorite character that wasn’t playable in MK11.
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Moreover, Mortal Kombat 12 is among the many video games revealed within the notorious Nvidia leak. An excellent chunk of the unannounced video games on that checklist have come to go, just like the Resident Evil 4 remake, Dragon’s Dogma II, Avenue Fighter 6, Crysis 4, and Kingdom Hearts 4, so it might solely be a matter of time. After all, Injustice 3 can also be on that checklist, and it’s fully doable that Johnny Cage takes the identical multiverse journey that Scorpion, Raiden, and Sub-Zero have prior to now into the DC Universe or that NetherRealm is utilizing the actor for one more position (which it typically does). No matter what it’s, it’s nonetheless a thriller what NetherRealm is engaged on and it’s unclear when the crew will emerge from its realm and ensure what it’s truly engaged on.