Kitana is a fictional character from the Mortal Kombat media franchise. She was introduced as one of the new player characters in the fighting game Mortal Kombat II in Since then, Kitana appeared in a majority of Mortal Kombat series' video games and its other media, including the films Mortal Kombat and Mortal Kombat: Annihilation , and the series Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm , Mortal Kombat: Konquest , and Mortal Kombat: Legacy , becoming one of the most popular and recognizable characters of the franchise. One of the lead characters of the Mortal Kombat saga, Kitana is the princess of Outworld and the adopted daughter of the emperor, Shao Kahn.
Female Characters from Mortal Kombat
The 15 Best Female Fighters In Mortal Kombat | TheGamer
Mileena [note 1] is a player and occasional boss character from the Mortal Kombat series of fighting games. A dual sai -wielding assassin , she acts as the evil twin and magenta palette swap of Princess Kitana in Mortal Kombat II in She has been promoted throughout the Mortal Kombat games as its semi-ironic sex symbol , especially since Mortal Kombat: Deception when she began a pattern of wearing more revealing outfits. The series' reboot made her even more psychologically unstable, not to mention cannibalistic, and her resemblance to her sister has greatly diminished. Despite some criticism for her character designs, Mileena has become one of the most popular characters in the series. Her exclusion from Mortal Kombat 11 led to negative criticism from fans who demanded her return through both the Mortal Kombat and Netherealm Studios ' Twitter accounts, as well as series creator Ed Boon.
Anyone who grew up during the advent of fighting games remembers how scarce female fighters were back then. Admittedly, the rosters were much smaller as a whole at the time, but even among, say, eight characters, there would be just one token woman among the bunch. Obviously a lot has changed since then, and now fighting game franchises like "Mortal Kombat" are full of iconic female fighters. So, we decided to look at all the women of the "Mortal Kombat" games and pick our favorites.
What else would you expect from one of the most popular fighting game franchises? However, only a small portion of those fighters are female in comparison to the male fighters. Nevertheless, just because there is such a small amount of female characters to play as, does not mean that those female fighters are any less fun to use than the males. While characters like Sub-Zero and Raiden are well-known staples of any Mortal Kombat game, characters like Sonya Blade and Cassie Cage have made their mark on the series as well. Let's take a look at some of the strongest female fighters in the new game.