Soul Calibur IV isn't a revolution, but it's one hell of an evolution. Although it does little to redefine the fighting genre, Soul Calibur IV manages to further advance the franchise with improvements across the board on an already fantastic foundation.
+ The most balanced Soul Calibur yet
+ A plethora of new characters, including the likes of Darth Vader and Hilde
+ Heart-stopping graphics with a flawless framerate
- Slightly lackluster online experience
- Lack of original single-player modes