Mortal Kombat has today received a rating of R18: Graphic Violence in New Zealand, ensuring that the game will be released here.

Mortal Kombat is the latest game to be banned in Australia, highlighting the country’s anachronistic rating system for games that ends at MA15+ only.

Mortal Kombat will be available to adult gamers on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on the 21st of April.