Exciting fighting game with lots of modes and 3D scenes.
Common Sense Media
4 May 2012
Summary: Parents need to know SoulCalibur V is a fighting game. That said, it's clearly a fantasy brawler and there is no blood, but battling against someone else is the name of the game. Along with multiple melee weapons, you can also punch, kick, and stomp on opponents to knock them out (K.O.
Excerpt: In the Street Fighter vs Mortal Kombat debate I just shrug, except on odd occasions I don’t bother too much with fighters. But Soul Calibur does hold a place in my heart; its Mario Kart approach allows newcomers to go toe-to-toe with veterans and still have a reasonable chance of a victory.
Summary: : Soul Calibur V makes some interesting changes mechanically and mixes up the roster a bit, making it seem to be a fairly interesting evolution for the franchise, but a lack of new and interesting changes outside of this hampers the game a bit more than expected.
Excerpt: For a game that boasts to be a tale of soul and swords eternally retold, Soul Calibur IV was a little too soulless. The fifth entry enters the ring embroiled in an identity crisis, then, with SoulCalibur V forced to reinvent a series quickly losing its relevance despite a fighting genre in the...
Excerpt: I love this fighting game renaissance we are going through. We're finally realizing that fighting games were actually good back in the day, so we are basing them off the glory days of yesterday. Therein lies Soul Calibur's biggest problem.
Conclusion: It's quite bare boned but you can easily spend hours with just playing the same mode over and over again. Summary: +Great combat system +Gorgeous graphics +Fantastic online -The story mode is cheesy -Some of the new characters are annoying -getting your ass kicked by Nightmare Overall I think this...
Summary: Soul Calibur has always been one of my favoured fighting series. This one does, predictably, little to freshen things up, but it’s been just long enough since 4 came out for me to be not too bothered.