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.
Excerpt: Part of it is, of course, that they overhauled the roster and ditched my two main characters. There's a seventeen-year timeskip between Soulcalibur IV and this game, sort of like the generation gap between the second and third Tekken games, and they took the opportunity to ditch Xianghua and Seung...
Excerpt: SoulCalibur has always been a flashy franchise — in more ways than one. When the original came out on the Sega Dreamcast, I was completely awestruck, and wasted hundreds of hours clanging swords and flinging people out of the ring.
Conclusion: The Bad Dreary offline campaign mode Why can't we block most attacks? Soul Calibur V is available to buy from Play.com At HEXUS, we invite the companies whose products we test to comment on our articles.
Excerpt: When it comes to fighting game franchises, Street Fighter is the one that will likely be the most fondly remembered for at least the next couple of decades, but for those who owned the doomed Sega Dreamcast console, Soul Calibur will live on forever in our hearts.