updates their coverage of Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks
with an interview
with Shaun Himmerick
and Ed Boon
. Here are a few quotes with some choice details.
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GI: How many playable characters have you settled on so far?
SH: More than two! There isn’t a final number yet. We could fit in a ton of playable characters if we were willing to sacrifice differentiation. If one character fights the exact same way as all the others, heck, we could have everyone be playable. But, we don’t want to do that. We really want to make each character feel and play differently. Right now Liu Kang and Kung Lao feel and play completely different from each other. So there may be as few as three and the most there would probably be is six.
GI: Would those remaining characters be unlockable?
EB: Yes, you’d start off with only Liu Kang and Kung Lao, but would eventually unlock more playable characters.