E3 is next week, so there are likely going to be a ton of these sorts of previews of Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks, the game Shaun is producing, but GameSpot sneaks in early with a preview that gives the game a solid "Given ... as well as ... we weren't really expecting much... However ... combined with ... might just make this the first good non-traditional fighting MK game."
Might make? I say MK:SM is definitely the first good non-traditional fighting MK game. (Oh, Special Forces was soooo bad.)