A 2000 year old half human, half dragon, Goro has remained undefeated for the last 500 years. He won the title of Grand Champion by defeating Kung Lao, a Shaolin fighting monk. It was during this period that the tournament fell into Shang Tsung's hands and was corrupted.
It is time once again for the ancient Shaolin Tournament known as Mortal Kombat. Held once every generation, the Earth's greatest fighters pitthemselves against the twisted Outworld adversaries. At stake? No less than the fate of the world and everyone who resides in it.