SilleGamer.com ''UK gaming publication PSM3 has published the first review for Namco Bandai’s Soul Calibur V, with the February 2012 issue awarding the highly anticipated fighting title a very respectable score, in addition to plenty of praise.''
8.9 isn't bad. Got mine on pre-order. Can't wait to play Raph again.
I forgot how much I missed the Soul Calibur series. Now only if we could see the return of Bloody Roar and Killer Instinct
Dude, I would love a new Killer Instinct or even a remake with up today's graphics. I loved that game. C-C-Combo Breaker!!
Let's look at this 8.9, what some would call "Isn't bad" or "Pretty average". It's an 8.9 which resides shortly before a 9 yet after 8. An 8 is definitely a higher rank than a 7 since it's the next number after. 5 comes before a 7, 8 AND 9, but also comes after numbers such as 2, 3 and 4. This places a five in somewhat of a middle ground, making it an average number of sorts. Kind of the top of a bell curve in a rating scale. One could call games below a 5 in rating as "below average", and those above as "above average". This is all theoretical, since this concept was abandoned somewhere between now and the 1990's. So by this logic one could say that Soul Calibur 5's 8.9 score would place it not in the sideways mouth casually said "Isn't bad" category, but actually a few points above average. In fact some would say, "Damn great!" "A golden review!". :| This whole thought that anything less than a 9 is average at best has to die.
i have Oooone Gripe with this game even tho its my most anticipated game right now and i can't stop thinkin bout the character creation. why the hell....when you make a custom character using someones soul like (raphael) when you choose your character the announcer says "Raphael"........whe n its not him....couldn't they just put "Wandering Soul"....meh its super minor....lol
Isn't bad??? Dude that's a GREAT score. Especially for a fighting game.
Raphael is an excellent character but my Mitsurugi can beat your Raph any given day, yeah? meet me down there.
my siegfried can beat your mitsurugi and his ralph
@why o why Siegfried is a formidable character in the right hands but my Cervantes can and will slice'n dice your Siegfried any time, yeah? you too meet me down there.
My Raph can beat your Mitsurugi, HIS raph, and that guy's Cervantes. Or your money back.
bahahahaha my Mitsurugi Kenshin / Cervantes would beat all your chars like a drum PSN ID : rurouniNinja
I'll own all with my Sophitia. Then I'll wait for you to send me a message explaining how I spam light and low attacks, then you will end it with a f*%k you noob. Love the fighting community!
lmao.......seems its ON. Im much better at fighting guys who use fighters Im good with as i know most of the angles and stuff and im guessing its the same for everybody. Its them characters that few people use that catch a guy off guard. Good with Lizard man sophitia, Mitsurugi, knightmare siegfried, Cervantes.. I must get up to speed with valdo and a few others...maybe one of the big guys so most bases are covered. Nothing brings out my competitive streak more than fighting vs....
TBH i never care for Fighting game reviews as 90% of the game reviewers only know how to play the games at a very basic level i just look to see what the fighting game community thoughts of the game is, to me for example at a basic level any fighting game or for example street fighter 4 ill say its boring as hell because its just mindless, just thought i'd share my opinion regarding Fighting game reviews.
Raphael is my favorite character by far...He is the MAN!
alrighty. January 31 can't come soon enough for me.
and i'm still waiting to see the rest of the roster -_-"
So its gone from link & spawn, to darth vader & yoda to ezio... Kinda would have proffered someone cooler tbh
I agree, the gueat characters are getting progressively worse.
Actually, I think Ezio is a step in the right direction. He definitely makes for a better fit with the rest of the cast than characters like Spawn or Vader.
Wish guest characters were Afro Samurai Marcus Fenix Necrid( I thought he was awesome) Spawn Link Kratos Big Daddy Darksiders Lion O Mumm Ra
Both Link and Kratos has appeared in Soul Calibur already.
I realize that they have appeared before, as you see I have listed necrid which was specifically made for SCII. That is not to say a unique group of guest characters cannot appear again. This is just a random dream list some of my top being Afro Samurai, Lion-O, Mumm-Ra
To say Ezio isn't one of the coolest characters this gen....well then I don't know what to say. Besides maybe Link, that'd be the coolest guest character yet.
i just found out cassandra is not in it and she my main. im pretty pissed about this then i saw some vids of viola yesterday...omfg shes my new character!
I will be missing Yun-Seong but kind of excited to find a new favorite and make a bunch of custom characters again
I'm looking to see what they have done with Hilde. Hopefully they've nerfed her doom combo and buffed her damage so I can use her without people whinging.
Oh god i hate that combo lol
I don't care who is in it or the "review" scores. SC 1-4 have been fun as hell so I see no reason for 5 to be any less.
Well said bro !
thanks bro. /salute
Seeing that all the games these days are getting 8.5/10. I think 8.9 is actually pretty good. But then again, its just a review score. Usually if someone gives a game an 8, it usually means "10/10" for me LOL I just have fun too easily
I would of liked to see all the old characters and completely NEW fighting styles, rather then rehashes. I mean did they seriously run out of FICTIONAL weapons to use? How is that even possible. Viola has a freakin ORB and claw!
I used to LOVE fighting games... Where has my interest gone? :(
Mine dropped when the local arcade closed. Fighting online isn't bad, but it's not a proper substitute to playing local Vs on a fighting game. Still going to get this though. I need a custom Voldo with a nice business suit.
agreed!! the amount of hours i have spent arcades, and playing tekken and soul edge on the ps1 as well.. now, i just dont feel it anymore
Pretty damn good score
So is Taki playable? I don't care otherwise.
I'm sure shes been replaced by her daughter.
Natsu has replaced Taki's irreplaceable place. who knows, maybe Taki is a hidden character, and perhaps eve Li-Long.
No Taki is not playable. Natsu is taking her place in the lineup with a similar move set. Not sure yet if she is as much fun as Taki was though.
She can jump off of walls, if it's any reassurance.
I only want Tekken X Street Fighter right now!!!!!!!!
Hey!!! I think people are too trigger happy to call someone a troll.. you all say that to every person that post a comment you don't like. Just because Wat I said wasn't on topic, don't mean I'm a troll. Anyways, I love Soul Calibur too. Just want's TekkenXSF more!!!
8.9 is pretty fascinating score, which means other scores could be 9.00's and as low as and 8.00 . I just want the gameplay to feel more like Soul cal II. Regardless I still can't wait.
The soul still burns!
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