Soul Calibur IV

PS3, XB360 / Fighting / Release: Jul 29, 2008 / ESRB: T

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Sony has just added ten games to the PlayStation 3's Greatest Hits catalog, with each title now carrying a price tag of $29.99 or less.

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"Whoa, sony must have sold a fuckton of god of war collection really quickly. "
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Soul Calibur 4 Sells 2.2 Million

Namco Bandai's fighter sequel Soul Calibur 4 has sold a total of 2.2 million copies since its July 2008 release, according to the publisher.

The Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 title was reported to have shipped over 2 million copies one week after its July 31 launch.

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"Maybe they can try cutting the price on this old and moldy game now."
- LemonJoose    See all 20 comments


Soul Calibur 4 DLC Trailer: Yoda vs. Vader

Ending the tyranny of system exclusive characters, Star Wars icons Darth Vader and Yoda make the leap to the other versions of Soul Calibur IV today, with Yoda hitting PS3 and Vader arriving on Xbox 360 as a $5 downloadable add-on.

The two join an existing array of downloadable content for the 3D fighter, including new costumes, many of which are commemorated in this new trailer from publisher Namco. Read more »

"So I should be able to sell Yoda BACK for $5.00 then right? "
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New Soul Calibur 4 DLC Ditches Console Exclusives; Brings Vader to Xbox 360, Yoda to PS3

Confirming the oft-speculated plan, publisher Namco Bandai has announced a blast of downloadable content that will bring the once platform-exclusive Star Wars characters from Project Soul's fighter Soul Calibur IV to the other console.

In other words, PlayStation 3 owners will be able to fight as the green mini-Jedi Yoda, whereas Xbox 360 players will finally have access to the mean old Sith Darth Vader. The content should fill the vacant character slot that is present in both versions. Read more »

"that's pathetic...almost horse armor type of lame...though I don't think anything can top that"
- Bumpmapped    See all 36 comments


Soul Calibur 4 Demo on Xbox Live Marketplace

Though the game has been out for a while, the Xbox Live Marketplace is now offering a demo for Soul Calibur IV (PS3, X360). Available in all Xbox Live regions, the demo for the fighting game sequel is a 695MB download.

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"wow, could you even call that a "story mode"? Fighting feels good though."
- Lethal01    See all 7 comments


Soul Calibur 4 Impressions: Online Woes

When I first popped Soul Calibur IV into my Xbox 360, I was a bit overwhelmed. In the first few moments I was assaulted with talk of destroying equipment and armor, word of activating character skills, some type of one-hit kill Critical Finish thing.

As someone that sunk countless hours into Soul Calibur II but never touched Soul Calibur III, this was confusing, disappointing, and slightly worrisome. It seemed the sequel had lost the simple pick up and play mentality that defined its predecessors. Read more »

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New Soul Calibur 4 Video Drills Down Features

Namco Bandai has delivered another Soul Calibur IV (PS3, 360) video detailing the various new features included in the upcoming one-on-one fighter sequel.

Sporting online play and a somewhat bizarre cameo roster, Soul Calibur IV is poised to hit retail shelves next week.

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"Is something wrong with the video or do all the action-heavy scenes seem to have terrible frame ..."
- Melchiz    See all 17 comments


Soul Calibur 4 Screens Show New Challenger

Following the release of several screenshot sets skewed towards the male fanbase, Namco Bandai has passed in new Soul Calibur IV screenshots perhaps best described as "for the ladies."

Ostensibly the boss character of Soul Calibur IV, newcomer Algol wields the series' legendary blades Soul Edge and Soul Calibur simultaneously, and looks to be a fearsome challenge for new and veteran players alike. Read more »

"I'll wait for the reviews, but I think I'll go for the PS3 edition if performance is the same. ..."
- theflux    See all 17 comments


Soul Calibur 4 Media Lowers Bar, Ups Cup Size

In the tradition of previous updates, the latest screenshots from Namco Bandai's Soul Calibur IV (PS3, 360) are a firm reminder of the gaming industry's target demographic.

The company also distributed a total of five gameplay videos featuring match footage from the upcoming tournament fighter, slated for release on July 29. Read more »

"not sure why i'd buy this, but probably will. it looks really no different than sc2. "
- TPSReport    See all 38 comments


Soul Calibur 4 Shots Feature Duster, Cat Ears

As Soul Calibur IV's July 29 release draws near, publisher Namco Bandai has delivered new screenshots meant to highlight the game's character customization, which apparently lets players give combatants a duster weapon and kawaii cat ears.

"It's a poly-blend duster," guessed Shacknews founder Steve Gibson. "It's definitely not all natural. Which is suiting, considering the girl holding it." Namco further specified that players will be able to adjust their character's height, build, and voice. Read more »

"So it's looking a bit like the VF4 customization options and unlockables, I guess."
- Fayk    See all 15 comments


Soul Calibur 4 Media Shows New Star Wars Character

Following up on yesterday's revelation that Soul Calibur IV will feature another Star Wars fighter, publisher Namco has issued new screenshots and footage.

Hailing from LucasArts' Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, the Secret Apprentice will be the only Star Wars character to appear in both the Xbox 360 and PS3 releases of SC4. Yoda is exclusive to the Xbox 360 version and Vader only appears in the PS3 edition. Read more »

"I'm pumped for this game, but thematically, the bonus characters could not be a worse match to ..."
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Soul Calibur 4 Gains Another Star Wars Character

It seems that Yoda and Darth Vader won't be the only Star Wars characters featured in the latest entry of Project Soul's long-running fighting series Soul Calibur.

Publisher Namco Bandai today revealed that the two will be joined by the Force-wielding Secret Apprentice, the main character from LucasArts' upcoming action title Star Wars: The Force Unleashed. Read more »

"Super Star Wars Bros. Brawl. Oh and the reason the other fighters can withstand lightsaber ..."
- NuMMnUtZ    See all 36 comments


Soul Sisters Battle in New Soul Calibur 4 Shots

Female fighters Ashlotte, Shura, and Setsuka are shown off in this new batch of screenshots for Namco's upcoming Soul Calibur IV.

Due out on July 29, the sequel is set to hit the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

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"This is why women don't like video games - they are more objectified in these than pornography!"
- psycho100    See all 44 comments


Returning Fighters Star in New Soul Calibur 4 Shots

Series standards Talim, Rock and Yoshimitsu are back in Nacmo's fighter sequel Soul Calibur IV, and now the developer has given us some proof.

Check out the new screenshots below, and make ready for the July 29 launch on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

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"He-man vs. Samurai vs. 15 year old girl. Only in a Japanese game."
- SniperWolf22    See all 15 comments


Soul Calibur 4 Trailer: Big Words

Along with our Soul Calibur IV hands-on preview, we also have a new trailer of the game for you guys to check out tonight.

Then you might just want to have a look at the ton of Soul Calibur 4 screenshots that have been released. I spy some undertit! Read more »

""Soulcalibur IV will introduce the ability to see male characters reproductive organs jiggle in ..."
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