Gamer 2.0 writes: "It's obvious that Soul Calibur IV was designed more around an Offline experience as opposed to an Online one. The game has several single player modes, including the obligatory Arcade and Training modes. There is also a Story mode where you take your character through a series of battles designed to try to tell that character's story. It's not the strongest of the Offline modes, but it's sill worth playing since most of the character Unlocks happen through this mode. Another interesting little touch is that some characters have special scene specific quotes they'll say before a fight. It certainly not a huge detail, but it's a subtle thing that shows that at least some thought went into the mode."