Kano is one of the playable characters in the Mortal Kombat fighting games since the first part of the series back in 1992 which was developed by Midway Games and first released for Arcades and is till today getting ports to new platforms.

Kano returned in Mortal Kombat 3 (1995) with a new design but looked more traditional again in Mortal Kombat Deadly Alliance in 2002. Kano was also chosen as one of the Mortal Kombat characters in Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe in 2008, the last MK game developed by Midway Games Chicago.

Kano returned with a visual redesign and many new moves in Mortal Kombat 9 (2011) developed by Netherrealm Studios and returned in Mortal Kombat  (2015)

Kano also appeared in the Dream Match MK games MK Trilogy (1996), Armageddon (2006) and the Spinoff MK Shaolin Monks (2005)

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Kano is one of the last Black Dragon members, a criminal and terroristic Syndicate. He usually joins the antagonists of the games like Shang Tsung, Shao Kahn, and the Deadly Alliance.

In MK vs DC Universe (2008) he had to fight with the good guys for a change though. Kano has a Cybergenetic Eye and can shoot a laser from it, he has also lots of moves related to his Knife.

 

Kano from Mortal Kombat on Game-Art-HQ

Kano from the Mortal Kombat Games: an Overview

Charactername: Kano   Developed /Created by Midway Games later NetherRealm Studios
Gameseries: Mortal Kombat   First seen on: Arcades  
First Game: Mortal Kombat   Year first seen in: 1992 
Last Game: Mortal Kombat X (2015)   Birthplace: Australia
Role(s) and Characteristics: Fighting Game Character   Weapons or Martial Arts Style: Knife(s) , Laser,
Additional Tags: Terrorist, Criminal     Similar Characters: Jarek
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Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Kano

Kano MKX Mortal Kombat X Wallpaper Art

Kano in Mortal Kombat X Official  Wallpaper Game Art

Kano MKX Mortal Kombat X Commando Costume Skin Render

Kano Commando

Kano MKX Mortal Kombat X Cutthroat Costume Skin Render

Kano Cutthroat

Kano MKX Mortal Kombat X Tournament Costume Skin Render

Kano Tournament

Kano Commando Variation Mortal Kombat X MKX

Kano Commando Variation

The Commando Variation transforms Kano into a highly-skilled grappler. He is able to counter both high and low attacks, forcing opponents to modify their tactics. Commando is all about grounding opponents and dominating them at close range.

Kano Cutthroat Variation Mortal Kombat X MKX

Kano Cutthroat Variation

In the Cutthroat Variation, Kano has the ability to power up his attacks by pounding on his cybernetic heart. His knife fighting skills are also dramatically enhanced, allowing Kano to execute a number of unique kombos and attacks.

Kano Cybernetic Variation Mortal Kombat X MKX

Kano Cybernetic Variation

The Cybernetic Variation unleashes Kano’s eye laser and grenade arsenal, allowing him to strike from long range, extend kombos, and defend against aerial attacks. Perfect for zoning, Cybernetic allows Kano to attack from virtually any distance.

Kano was revealed to return in Mortal Kombat X in 2015, he has the three variations Commando, Cybernetic and Cutthroat there

 

Kano MK9 Concept Art

Mortal Kombat 9 (2011)

Kano MK9 Portrait

Mortal Kombat 9 (2011)

Kano MKDA Official Art

MK Deadly Alliance (2002)

Kano Mortal Kombat 3 Game ArtKano Mortal Kombat 3 Official Game Art

Mortal Kombat 3 (1995)

 

 


Kano in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects

Kano Mortal Kombat Fan Art Tribute by Game-Art-HQ

Mortal Kombat

Kano Mortal Kombat 3 Fan Art Tribute by Game-Art-HQ

Mortal Kombat 3

Kano Mortal Kombat Deadly Alliance Fan Art Tribute by Game-Art-HQ

Mortal Kombat DA

Kano Mortal Kombat Deadly Alliance Alt Fan Art Tribute by Game-Art-HQ

Mortal Kombat DA Alt.

Kano MKVSDC

MK vs DC

Kano Mortal Kombat 9 Fan Art Tribute by Game-Art-HQ

Mortal Kombat 9

Kano Mortal Kombat 9 Alt Fan Art Tribute by Game-Art-HQ

Mortal Kombat 9 Alt

Kano is a part of our big Mortal Kombat Art Tribute and was drawn in all his different designs from Mortal Kombat 1-9 so far.


Selected Fan Art and Cosplay Photos of Kano

Kano MKX Mortal Kombat X Portrait Art

Kano MKX Portrait

by Flavio Luccisano

Kano MK Legacy by Esau Murga

Kano MK Legacy Art Series

by Esau Murga

Kano MK Vs DC Art by Filipe Aguiar

Kano from MK vs DC

by Filipe Aguir

Kano Concept Art by Filipe Aguiar

Redesigned Kano

by Filipe Aguir

Kano MKX Cybernetic Variation Mortal Kombat X Kano MKX Commando Variation Mortal Kombat X Kano MKX Cutthroat Variation Mortal Kombat X

The Three MKX Variations of Kano

by Romeo Gonzales

     

 


 

Trivia and own opinion(s)

 

 

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