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Warners Bros doubles down on mobile with Mortal Kombat, Batman, LEGO and Game of Thrones titles

Experimenting with both premium and free-to-play

Warners Bros doubles down on mobile with Mortal Kombat, Batman, LEGO and Game of Thrones titles

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced its commitment to mobile gaming with a line-up of five new games, each leveraging one of the firm's powerful IPs. 

First is Mortal Kombat X, which is designed to tie in with the upcoming console release. This is developed by NetherRealm, the studio behind WWE Immortals, and will be a similar fighting/card-battler hybrid.

Warner is also making the most of its DC Comics license with a trio of superhero games in the works - Batman: Arkham Underworld, LEGO Batman: Beyond Gotham, and DC Comics Legends - developed by Turbine, TT Games, and WB Games San Francisco respectively.

Lastly, a new Game of Thrones strategy game from Turbine with an as-yet unannounced title was also announced.

The monetisation model of each game has yet to be made clear, but we are told that this line-up encompasses both premium and free-to-play.

That's not all, folks!

David Haddad, the company's EVP and GM, made the firm's growing commitment to mobile platforms clear:

“Our mobile business has been a key priority for the company, and we are utilizing our incredibly talented internal development teams to create games with marquee franchises,” he said.

These announcements come after the successful 2015 launches of WWE Immortals and The LEGO Movie Videogame on mobile platforms, which saw the company ranked as #43 on the PocketGamer.biz Top 50 Developers of 2015 list


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Matt is really bad at playing games, but hopefully a little better at writing about them. He's Features Editor for PocketGamer.biz, and has also written for lesser publications such as IGN, VICE, and Paste Magazine.

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