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8.1 out of 10

Soul Calibur V

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Reviews and Problems with Soul Calibur V

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Overall 4
4.0

Just... disappointing

B. Kirk, Amazon
1 December 2013
  • Summary: Do disappointed in the complete lack of single player; the main reason I bought this. Past SC games had incredibly varied and interesting single player modes, and even if they weren't perfect, at least Namco tried. Want to trade this back in immediately... this is only for online. Graphics are great, but par for SC, and although there are new characters, you lose others so, this release was almost pointless.
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Overall 4
4.0

You'll spend enough time on it.

That dude from that one thing!, Amazon
25 August 2013
  • Summary: It's a fun game and all. You get to customize almost all characters and even your own ones to a great extent. Hair styles, eyebrow styles, makeup, colors, heights, weights, sizes, styles.. change them all; on the other hand, you can't change proportions on the designers' characters. But there are many different styled costumes and even colors/patterns to further customize all applicable characters with.
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Overall 4
4.0

I felt ripped off

M. Mitchell "kaliz77", Amazon
5 April 2013
  • Summary: The Graphices are better than 4 the colors are deeper and the game looks great but it feels like they rushed it. The game is not balanced at all Natsu is the fastest charters on the game and has a better reach than Mitsurugi and Xiba has one of the Longest reaches on the game and is faster then most of the whole cast its crazy so if you play online get ready to fight the same charters and get attacked by the same moves over and over again.
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Overall 4
4.0

Better multiplayer for no story.

LSP, Amazon
26 February 2013
  • Summary: Huge disappointment on my end, They used their budget to enhance the multiplayer and screwed over the story. If you are not a fan of fighting games you are gonna have a hard time playing this game...I bought this because all my friends played it, And allot of the prosthetics and clothing DLC should have already been added to the game but you still have to buy it on top of just unlocking it through lving up. 3 was the best just saying.
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Overall 4
4.0

Soul Calibur V.... Missed Opportunity.

B. White "whtig6", Amazon
31 January 2013
  • Summary: I hated this Soul Calibur! I just couldn't get into the new characters. The cutscenes are stills also. It was just bad. Hopefully the next one will redeem the series.
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 6
6.0

User Review

InsaneWarMaster, Walmart
1 November 2012
  • Summary: This game fails to meet most the expectations I had. The story part often uses a book page style to tell you its story, finding yourself annoyed with long dialogue and boring pictures that just leave you confused at times. The AI players are indeed harder but you can beat most stages by repeating the same move over and over in story. Anytime the AI actually shows difficulty is when they are the ones repeating a certain move on "you" multiple times.
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 6
6.0

User Review

InsaneWarMaster, Walmart
1 November 2012
  • Summary: This game fails to meet most the expectations I had. The story part often uses a book page style to tell you its story, finding yourself annoyed with long dialogue and boring pictures that just leave you confused at times. The AI players are indeed harder but you can beat most stages by repeating the same move over and over in story. Anytime the AI actually shows difficulty is when they are the ones repeating a certain move on "you" multiple times.
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Overall 4
4.0

Soul Calibur V: NOT WORTH IT

S. Palumbo "sarah04", Amazon
3 April 2012
  • Summary: Soul Calibur V: NOT WORTH IT Let me start off by saying this: If all you care about is online vs. play then this game is absolutely amazing and gets a 5 STAR OMG BUY THIS NOW RATING. If you like the rest of the 99% of people who actually want some product for their money then read the rest of the review. Soul Calibur V is probably the weakest title in the series. I mean this game has nothing to make you want to pop it back in and play it again once you beat story mode.
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Overall 4
4.0

So much but so little....

Michael Cusack, Amazon
26 March 2012
  • Summary: This game had the ability to be the best fighter in our current generation and maybe of all time but Project Soul failed. The game does not falter in terms of gameplay as it is now more technical than in SC4 but the characters are no longer balanced as they were in SC4. The story is better but still fails short of SC2's but it is a nice change of pace form SC 3's and 4's arcade endings.
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Overall 4
4.0

All flash no cash

N. Pawar "thestoneman", Amazon
4 March 2012
  • Summary: "Hey it's another soul calibur what could go wrong!?!" Plenty...and it did go wrong. I'm only commenting on the single player portion of the game because I don't play online (as if the online component could be any better in this particular game...). The single person component is very short, incredibly boring, and a lot of the characters feel pretty much the same.
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