Excerpt: What is the deal lately? The PSP has been quietly racking up an impressive library of fighting games. First, it was Fate/unlimited codes , then came Dissidia: Final Fantasy . Now the king of the mountain has stepped down to grace the pint-sized portable with a pugilist of its own.
Summary: If I were to tell you that SoulCalibur was coming to the PSP and not only would it play good, but that it would blow away any other game on the system in terms of the graphics, you’d think it would turn out to be a great game and possibly one of the best on the system.
Fantasty brawler series premieres on the PSP, offers depth.
Common Sense Media
20 December 2009
Summary: Parents need to know that this swordfighting brawler is part of a reknown fighting series. That's because the back story for each of the characters is deep and compelling. While there's much cutting, slashing, hitting, tripping, and moaning in pain, there is never any bloodletting.
Excerpt: I am not the person to be reviewing fighting games. As far as the genre goes, I happen to be one of those button-mash players that can do little more than get by on luck and happenstance; however, that being said, I also have the tendency to view games objectively.
Conclusion: Soulcalibur: Broken Destiny is a great technical achievement for the PSP and yet it feels like a few interesting single player focused additions would have made it an instant hit. Wasted potential can be worse than a terrible game to begin with.
Excerpt: In 2006, Namco proved it could deliver the same high-octane fighting action on the PSP that they’re known for on the bigger consoles with their release of Tekken: Dark Resurrection Soulcalibur: Broken Destiny attempts to give the same treatment to its other famous fighting franchise, and while the...