All Articles: Soul Calibur V

Thomas Was Alone, Dead Island: Riptide, Star Trek, more added to PS Store

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Another big day for the PlayStation Store as indie platformer Thomas Was Alone, zombie melee-er Dead Island: Riptide, and movie tie-in Star Trek are now available to purchase with your download dollars. Like the rest of the games in Sony’s Spring Fever promotion, Thomas Was Alone is a Cross-Buy title, meaning you’ll be able to pick up the PSN and Vita versions in the same download.

Also available this week is Ubisoft’s World War II dogfighter, Blazing Angels 2: Secret Missions of WWII; the latest game in the Soul Calibur series, Soul Calibur V; Capcom’s standalone Dragon’s Dogma expansion, Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen; and the retro shooter God Mode.

Finally this week, Sony has added a pair of Vita games, the ninja-riffic Draw Slasher and the ridiculously titled Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R… I mean, seriously now… there are four extra modifiers in that title. Even Capcom won’t go that far.

Hit the jump for more details on all of these games and a few others (including a new PSP game!). And be sure to visit the PlayStation Blog for a complete list of this week’s new game add-ons. (more…)

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Modern Warfare 3 fends off Final Fantasy XIII-2 in February 2012 NPD ranking

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 sits atop the NPD’s monthly list of bestselling games for the fourth month in a row. The shooter sequel managed to fend off new releases Final Fantasy XIII-2, UFC Undisputed 3, and Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, which rounded out the top four. Two other new releases managed to make it into the top ten, Namco Bandai’s Soul Calibur V (at #7) and Sony’s Twisted Metal reboot (at #9).

The NPD Group didn’t list any Vita games in the top ten during its first month of availability. No 3DS games cracked the top ten either, for that matter.

You can find the complete list of February 2012 bestsellers after the break. (more…)

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New Releases: Final Fantasy XIII-2, Soul Calibur V, NeverDead, More

The 2012 video game year can officially begin… NOW! It’s been a long (and mostly dry) month, but publishers are finally ready to start unloading their big guns.

This week we can look forward to Final Fantasy XIII-2 Square Enix’s latest RPG sequel; Soul Calibur V, the next entry in Namco Bandai’s fighting franchise that still burns; and NeverDead, Konami’s dismemberment action game.

You can check out the full list of the rest of this week’s new releases after the break. (more…)

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Soul Calibur V trailer reveals Ezio as new character, January 31 release date

Hold onto your hoods – the new Soul Calibur V trailer is about to blow you away. The newest character is none other than the master assassin from the Assassin’s Creed franchise, Ezio Auditore da Firenze. Even if you’re not a fan of the bold Italian killer, watching the artistic way in which he does away with his enemies is graceful and intense. Check out the trailer, and be sure to add January 31, 2012 to your calendar, which is when you can pick it up on PS3 or Xbox 360.

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Soul Calibur V wants your name in the game

A tale of souls and swords… and you! Well, at least a name of your choosing. Namco Bandai Games America is holding a promotion that lets fans name a non-player character in Soul Calibur V, the next iteration in the weapons-based fighting series.

All you have to do is go to soularchive.jp/npc_recruitin, fill out a character name and fighting style, and answer a few questions related to Soul Calibur. Some of the questions include your favorite tactics, whether or not you prefer online play, and they even ask if you think the game’s director, Daishi Odashima, is annoying. So if you’ve ever wanted to fight a character named “FUZZYDEATHBUNNY” who wields a snake sword, you have until 11 PM on August 5, 2011 to make that dream a reality.

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First Soul Calibur V gameplay trailer

A few days ahead of the game’s E3 debut, Namco Bandai has unleashed the first gameplay trailer for Soul Calibur V. Get your first glimpse of the tale of swords in the trailer above!

Soul Calibur V will be released for the PS3 and Xbox 360 in 2012.

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Soul Calibur V trailer slices its way online

As promised, Namco Bandai has released the first teaser trailer for Soul Calibur V. The fighting game will follow Patroklos, son of Sophitia Alexandra, as his destiny becomes intertwined with the evil Soul Edge and holy Soul Calibur.

Soul Calibur V will be released for the PS3 and Xbox 360 in 2012. Namco Bandai is expected to reveal more information about the game at this year’s E3 Expo.

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Soul Calibur V officially announced, more details coming at E3

Game director Daishi Odashima promised us last month it was coming, and now it’s official: Soul Calibur V will be launching on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2012. At Namco Bandai’s “Step Up Dubai 2011” event earlier today, producer Tago Hisaharu took the stage to debut the first trailer for the game. The story takes place 17 years after Soul Calibur IV, which was released back in 2008. The official website currently has a teaser countdown, which will end in a little over four hours, as of this writing.

Stay tuned for the official trailer of Soul Calibur V, as well as more details on the game as they trickle down at E3.

[Source: Andriasang]

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