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Mortal Kombat 3 (NES, Hummer Team)

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Title Screen

Mortal Kombat 3

Also known as: Ture MK3, Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3, Ultimate Mortal Kombat 4, Mortal Kombat 4
Developer: Hummer Team
Publisher: NT
Platform: Unlicensed NES
Released internationally: 1997


CharacterIcon.png This game has unused playable characters.
CopyrightIcon.png This game has hidden developer credits.
DevTextIcon.png This game has hidden development-related text.
GraphicsIcon.png This game has unused graphics.
MusicIcon.png This game has unused music.
Carts.png This game has revisional differences.


Mortal Kombat 3 is Hummer Team's take on porting the original game to the NES. This game is probably best known for having some strange music choices such as the theme from the first Superman movie and a track from James Cameron's Titanic film.

Leftover Characters

Hummer Team is very lazy when it comes to removing characters.

The game contains some leftovers from Shin Samurai Spirits 2: Haohmaru Jigokuhen. To access them, under address 00B6/00B7, change the value to 07 for Cham-Cham or 08 for Mizuki. Cham-Cham glitches the game out but her palette data and name still remain in the code. Mizuki is more functional but is just a clone of Kano that's using her name and palette. Several of his/her attacks can cause the game to act strange.

Values 09 to 0E still contain Mortal Kombat II Special data but the only thing that remains is the palette data:

  • 09 - Baraka
  • 0A - Scorpion
  • 0B - Raiden
  • 0C - Goro
  • 0D - Shao Kahn
  • 0E - Invisible Reptile

Unused Graphics

Yes, I would like to exit this game please.

Graphics for an exit option exist in the ROM. Only the 'E', 'X', and 'T' are unused; the 'I' is from the options graphic which can easily fit in with the unused tiles.

Kart Fighter ending music

Track 4 - Kart Fighter Ending Music

The Kart Fighter ending music can be found in the NSF and was not used anywhere in the game. It's likely this was just a leftover from Shin Samurai Spirits 2: Haohmaru Jigokuhen.

Copyright Screen

I don't think it was really necessary to include your copyrights twice, guys...

If you press Up, Up, Up, Down, Down, Down, Left, Right on the options screen, a screen with Taiwan Shin-Shin Electronics' and KaSheng's/NT's logos will appear.

(Source: Cah4e3)

Revisions/Hacks

Ultimate Mortal Kombat 4

The only title hack here that isn't based off a real Mortal Kombat game.Ultimate Mortal Kombat IV: Attack of the ClonesHello there, Chinese trademark registration number.

Changes the title screen and adds more clones. There's also a different copyright screen here which can be accessed by pressing Right, Right, Right, Left, Left, Left in the options menu.

(Source: Cah4e3)

Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3

I see that we are going backwards now.Needs more clones.

Title screen hack based on Ultimate Mortal Kombat 4 that adds more clones. Pressing start takes you right away to the character select screen, leaving the menu and copyright logo completely unused. (The coding for the options menu still exists in the ROM; changing the value to 0B while the title screen is up displays a cursor that goes through 5 options just like the original options screen)

Mortal Kombat 4

Now not as ultimate as Ultimate Mortal Kombat 4!Once you filled up the whole screen with clones, the only way to go after that is backwards.Night Kahn? Shao Wolf?

A smaller revision of Ultimate Mortal Kombat 4(256 KB instead of 384 KB) with less clones that removes Nightwolf's, Kano's and Sub-Zero's graphics and only contains 3 stages. Nightwolf is now a broken palette swap of Shao Kahn, Kano is a palette swap of Liu Kang (inaccessible; use the address mentioned above and change the value to 02 to access him), Sub-Zero (inaccessible; under value 03) is now a palette swap of Stryker who uses Sub-Zero's moves.

Interesting enough, starting at address B900 there's a list of names, some appear to be references to Hummer Team's Titenic:

ROSE
JACK
BOSS
ANY
BOATER
BIG HEAD
RAINBOW
BOMB MAN
PACO HEAD
FAT MAN
KILLER
COOKIER
MARY
SOU JIN
AN MEI
JU KOU
JONU UOU
CHUN ARYUO
RYU FU
CHEN
ZHAO XIONG
HU
XU
MA
FEI FEI
RYU
LEE
AN
ZHANG
YANG
TIGER
SHUE
GEE
GENG
LIN
HUANG
XU
GAN
HUANG
CHUN
HUAN
ZU
SI
HO
WANG
THUN
ANN
SOU SOU
IRON
MU
ZI
XING
HE
WANG
ZHU
YAN
SOU SOU
RI TEN
FISH
LOBSTER
MEAT BUN
PORK
BBQ
DUCK
MEAT BUN
CHICKEN
GOLD
BOOK
GOLD
SCROLL
TREASURE
GONG
AXE
UN
UQ
UQAKIO
SWORD
SAI