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#1 Posted by Mohamedelkhater (130 posts) - - Show Bio

Liu Kang From Mortal Kombat Always Loses Because He Isn't a Powerful Character.

He Was Made By Ed Boon To Be a Weak Character.

Why Ed Boon Didn't Made Liu Kang To Be a Powerful Character?

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#2 Edited by Life_Without_Progress (24625 posts) - - Show Bio

He was the consecutive champion for four tournaments . How is he not powerful exactly, lore wise?

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#4 Posted by Life_Without_Progress (24625 posts) - - Show Bio

Everyone Told Me He's Not a Powerful Character Because When He Fights Anyone, He Loses.

Well, it's obvious that they're wrong considering the lore of the first Mortal Kombat to Mortal Kombat 4.

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#5 Posted by EICHHOLTZ (573 posts) - - Show Bio

the answer is probably visual flare. in the OG games he is the easiest to play as and have a lot of great moves, but at it's core he is a generic Bruce Lee rip off. as the games progressed and graphics evolved you are more likely to play as a flaming skeleton ninja or a lizard man or thunder god. Liu Kang is just kind of there. so yeah Ed Boon probably had less spotlight on Liu Kang but idk if I would say he isn't powerful.

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#6 Posted by Life_Without_Progress (24625 posts) - - Show Bio

@eichholtz: Him getting turned into a zombie was actually a pretty awesome move on Deception's creative crew's part.

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#7 Posted by EICHHOLTZ (573 posts) - - Show Bio
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#8 Posted by Ready_4_Madness (16500 posts) - - Show Bio

He was earths champion. We’ll see more feats from him in MK11 so we’ll see.

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#9 Edited by Lan_Fan (14711 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm not supposed to post, but this angers me.... Liu Kang has never lost a fight as a human, canonically. He only has lost to Raiden and Jax as revenants, but everyone is nerfed as revenants. He's the most powerful non-god in Mortal Kombat, he even defeated Shao Kahn.

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#10 Posted by Quinlan58 (1760 posts) - - Show Bio

Ed Boon created him to be the champion. He just got bored of him after some time.

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#11 Posted by Helloman (30115 posts) - - Show Bio

Okay.

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#12 Posted by The_Thereminist (381 posts) - - Show Bio

@lan_fan said:

I'm not supposed to post

Geez! What did you do this time?

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#13 Edited by KingLouie (3567 posts) - - Show Bio

Liu Kang is supposed to be unbeatable in H2H .

He’s was made after Bruce Lee.

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#14 Posted by Rockette (5932 posts) - - Show Bio

His "battle sounds" are annoying. He loses respect purely off of this. And, for being a Bruce Lee wannabe.

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#15 Posted by The_Thereminist (381 posts) - - Show Bio

@rockette said:

His "battle sounds" are annoying. He loses respect purely off of this. And, for being a Bruce Lee wannabe.

He's still not the worst offender, how about Jann Lee from DoA, Fei Long from Street Fighter or Marshall & Forest Law from Tekken?

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#16 Posted by Rockette (5932 posts) - - Show Bio

@rockette said:

His "battle sounds" are annoying. He loses respect purely off of this. And, for being a Bruce Lee wannabe.

He's still not the worst offender, how about Jann Lee from DoA, Fei Long from Street Fighter or Marshall & Forest Law from Tekken?

Yeah... lol

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#17 Posted by The_Thereminist (381 posts) - - Show Bio

@rockette said:
@the_thereminist said:
@rockette said:

His "battle sounds" are annoying. He loses respect purely off of this. And, for being a Bruce Lee wannabe.

He's still not the worst offender, how about Jann Lee from DoA, Fei Long from Street Fighter or Marshall & Forest Law from Tekken?

Yeah... lol

Did Virtua Fighter ever adopt a Bruce Lee type character? I can't recall.

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#18 Posted by kgb725 (19195 posts) - - Show Bio

the answer is probably visual flare. in the OG games he is the easiest to play as and have a lot of great moves, but at it's core he is a generic Bruce Lee rip off. as the games progressed and graphics evolved you are more likely to play as a flaming skeleton ninja or a lizard man or thunder god. Liu Kang is just kind of there. so yeah Ed Boon probably had less spotlight on Liu Kang but idk if I would say he isn't powerful.

Liu Kang was the third most played player in MKX only behind sub and scorpion

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#19 Posted by kgb725 (19195 posts) - - Show Bio

@rockette said:
@the_thereminist said:
@rockette said:

His "battle sounds" are annoying. He loses respect purely off of this. And, for being a Bruce Lee wannabe.

He's still not the worst offender, how about Jann Lee from DoA, Fei Long from Street Fighter or Marshall & Forest Law from Tekken?

Yeah... lol

Liu Kang was the very first Bruce Lee clone in videogames.

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#20 Edited by EICHHOLTZ (573 posts) - - Show Bio

@kgb725: he wasn't as big a part of story mode though in MKX. the new game is suppose to have a 8 hour long storymode which is longest ever for a fighting game so we will see more of him probably this time around.

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#21 Posted by kgb725 (19195 posts) - - Show Bio

@eichholtz: He was dead. He'll come back to life this game and seems to have a bigger role

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#22 Posted by EICHHOLTZ (573 posts) - - Show Bio

@kgb725: big theme of the next game is time travel because of Kronika and Geras. so we will probably get double Liu kang. The undead nether-realm version and the young living mullet Liu Kang.

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#23 Posted by Stormdriven (17918 posts) - - Show Bio

Liu Kang kicks everyone’s ass from here to Outworld, whatchu talkin bout lol

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#24 Posted by kgb725 (19195 posts) - - Show Bio

@eichholtz: Yes but Liu kang is given a belt of vials. I think he and Kung Lao will cure the revenants

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#25 Posted by JediXMan (42699 posts) - - Show Bio

Because Ed Boon hates Liu Kang. That's why he's been a jobber in 9, X, and presumably 11.

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#26 Posted by SpareHeadOne (6249 posts) - - Show Bio

He can't ride a bike

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#27 Edited by DiarrheaRegatta (5157 posts) - - Show Bio

He beat a warrior that was undefeated for hundreds of years lol, he's not exactly a scrub

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#28 Posted by The_Thereminist (381 posts) - - Show Bio

He can't ride a bike

Why would he need the bike?

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#29 Posted by SpareHeadOne (6249 posts) - - Show Bio