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Soul Calibur
10 out of 10

Soul Calibur

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Soul Calibur Broken Destiny Review

UGO
15 September 2009
  • Excerpt: Three matches into my first play through of Soul Calibur: Broken Destiny and I forgot that I was playing a handheld game. A handheld fighting game at that. In fact, the rest of the Broken Destiny experience is nearly identical in look, feel, and quality to its console brethren.
  • Pros: you have two thumbs and a PSP, chain combinations turn you on, you know how to appreciate value
  • Cons: the idea of a weapon based fighter where combatants don't shed blood or lose limbs doesn't sit right with you, you don't want a full console game on your handheld, swords and giant axes give you nightmares
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Soul Calibur: Broken Destiny

playmagazine
11 September 2009
  • Excerpt: Given the jaw-to-the-floor presentation of last year's Soulcalibur IV, it seemed unlikely a portable version of the weapons-based brawler would be able to match the gameplay or visuals of that polished production.
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Overall 5
5.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 8
8.0
Control 8
8.0
Replay value 3
3.0

Soul Calibur

Xbox Evolved
15 November 2008
  • Summary: If you are a fan of the previous game and your Dreamcast is long gone then it would probably be worth the ten bucks for you to play this, otherwise just save up a little more and opt for the fuller, sexier, Soul Calibur IV.
  • Pros: Soul Calibur's visuals and combat stands the test of time.
  • Cons: No online mode, no Story Mode, making it a huge disappointment.
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4cr Review – Soul Calibur IV

4 color rebellion
24 August 2008
  • Conclusion: Regardless of some of the gaudiness of the game (is that also part of the charm… hmmm), it’s a beautiful thing to look at and an incredibly fun thing to play. By sticking to pick-up-and-play quality that I’ve always loved about Soul Calibur, adding a slew of new characters and making armor...
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Overall 8
8.2

Soul Calibur IV

AV Club
18 August 2008
  • Conclusion: A near champion primed for obsessive fighters and courageous button-mashers.
  • Pros: The deep character editor, which has already facilitated the appearance of Barack Obama,
  • Cons: The difficulty level on the Tower Of Lost Souls—the most robust solo mode, and the source of many items for use in the character editor—becomes far too demanding to accommodate.
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Overall 10
10

Soul Calibur

Defunct Games
5 February 2005

Soul Calibur

Game Ratio
15 February 2004
  • Excerpt: The never-ending battle continues. Soul Calibur should be named Soul Edge II, but improves on its roots so much to the point that deserve to be a series of its own. Soul Calibur is an excellent presentation for one of the Dreamcast initial releases.
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Overall 10
10
Features 10
10
Gameplay 10
9.5
Graphics 10
10
Sound 10
9.5
Lifespan 10
9.5

Soul Calibur

Gaming Target
13 August 2001
  • Summary: No, you're not having a flashback. We're just two years behind on this one.
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Overall 10
10

Soul Calibur

GamePro.com
1 January 2000
  • Excerpt: Forget any other reason for buying a Dreamcast -- Soul Calibur remains as the sole good reason for spending the money. It's worth the $199.99, it's worth the $49.99, and it's worth your time to check it out.
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Soul Calibur – Review

GameCritics.com
6 December 1999
  • Excerpt: Here's a brief rundown of my fighting arts career (in games, of course!). My early 'education' began in the late 80s with games like Double Dragon , River City Ransom , and Final Fight . In the early 90s, I graduated from the school of Street Fighter .
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