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CES 2008: Soul Calibur IV hands-on and gameplay video from IGN

The demo build that was on display only allowed IGN to play as Taki, Cassandra and Mitsurugi within two maps utilizing the capabilities of the PS3 and Xbox 360, delivering some stunning visuals, as the game was running at 720p at a solid 60 fps (which will also be the final resolution and framerate).

The environments were wonderfully created, showcasing some of the finer details, allowing players to get lost in the grand presentation. You'll be able to see shadows from various gates cast on the ground, hippos lounging in a lagoon as you do battle and structures clearly visible in the distance, casting a great skyline, giving some fantastic visual candy to the player. A new element introduced into the maps of the game are destructible environments, so as you slam someone into a tree, a branch will splinter, or if you throw your foe harshly to the ground, the stone will crack and shatter, helping to convey the devastating impact certain attacks have.

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Marceles3397d ago

Still the classic Soul Calibur gameplay...if it ain't broke, don't fix it.

"Uh oh...someone hit the guide button" n00b

MailMan3397d ago

The Playstation 3 home entertainment console get's the BEST Exclusive character of ALL TIME?The Xbox3FIXME is stuck with a 1000 YEAR OLD Green man that CAN'T string a proper English sentence?

Jump OUT and Play B3YOND

picker3323397d ago

That guy is a real noob at playing sc.
I'm a elite,atleast with Link & Kilik(or what was his name again?)
Anyway i can't wait till this game comes out!

OpiZA3397d ago

I doubt everyone waiting to play the stage demo is an "elite" ;)

Game looks fantastic!

ThaGeNeCySt3397d ago (Edited 3397d ago )

60 FPS!!!! CHEAAAAAH

yoda looks pretty detailed in these screenshots... keep it up namco

JOLLY13397d ago

Yoda looks like a little bad ass there.

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