Kabal was nicknamed Sandman during development of Mortal Kombat 3 because of his resemblance to the Tusken raiders of Star Wars.
Tag: Mortal Kombat
Fun Fact: The Characters Cut From Mortal Kombat 3
Popular characters like Scorpion, Reptile, and Raiden were not in the original release of Mortal Kombat 3. Scorpion and Reptile did appear in the updated Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3, but Raiden did not.
(Not So) Fun Fact: The Kid Who Blamed Mortal Kombat For A Murder
In 1997, a young man stabbed someone to death and the family sued the makers of Mortal Kombat as the boy claimed he thought he was Cyrax from Mortal Kombat 3. The lawsuit was dismissed in 2002.
Fun Fact: Cyrax and Sektor Mortal Kombat Nicknames
Cyrax and Sektor were nicknamed mustard and ketchup by the team during the development of Mortal Kombat 3.
Fun Fact: First Confirmed Characters For Mortal Kombat 3
The only two characters cut from Mortal Kombat 2, Kano and Sonya Blade were the first confirmed characters for Mortal Kombat 3.