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SoulCalibur V Reviews: Generally Good, Story Mode Disappointing

StickSkills.com writes, "Reviews for the as-of-today released SoulCalibur V are being published, and so far most reviewers agree that it’s a solid release even though they don’t consider it a 9/10 or 10/10 title."

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MultiConsoleGamer2065d ago

I don't expect much from the story mode in a fight game.

Canary2064d ago

Really. Fighting games are just about the only genre left that can sustain itself based purely on its gameplay mechanics. To such a degree that many fans of the genre start to foam at the mouth if anyone dares point out that they're only paying for one aspect of a game.

But, hey, let's not go there.

h311rais3r2064d ago

If ur playing a fighting game for the story your doing it wrong.

EcoSos32065d ago (Edited 2065d ago )

The gameplay is really good but the story mode sucks I was hoping they fix that but no and it even has less content then SC4...really no character bio and no chronicles.

Baka-akaB2064d ago (Edited 2064d ago )

Again ... last time we got a Soulcalibur game with plenty of solo modes and features we got III, easily the worst game in the series. I'd rather they focus on getting the gameplay right first , wich they did

And it's story mode is still better than the norm , it just would obviously pales compared to MK9 or Blazblue

CC-Tron2064d ago (Edited 2064d ago )

One problem I see with story mode is being forced to play as Patroklos. I want to create a custom character and play him in story mode. I don't think that would have been hard for Namco to include. Aside from no character creation mode, Soul Calibur on Dreamcast had a better single player experience IMO.

taijutsu3632064d ago

Was annoying CC id like each of the character to have their own story mode just like IV but what you gonna do... still fun to play.

But can someone tell me why Kilik is now Owl man from 4? And changed him with a monkey-like boy?

*Note: Owl man can randomly use all the characters different styles and weapons*

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