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SoulCalibur IV (PlayStation 3)
Also on Xbox 360

The highly anticipated Soulcalibur IV provides a true next generation fighting experience with new finishing moves and an innovative battle system that promises to revolutionise the genre. Set to finally reveal the origins of the Soulcalibur saga, the game features both new and familiar faces from across the galaxy who seeks the rival swords for their own goals. Continuing the tradition of breaking new boundaries, legendary Star Wars icons Darth Vader and Yoda invade the Soulcalibur universe to add a new layer of depth, challenge, and mystery. Also for the first time in the franchise, customised characters or original favourites can be taken online to challenge others for the top spot of this timeless series.

Features
  • Ever Expanding Roster - New fighters Hilde, a striking armor-clad fighter with a short sword and spear, and Scheherazade and Angol Fear, two alluring bonus characters created specifically for the game by renowned manga artists
  • Unparalleled High Definition Graphics - Experience the legendary Soulcalibur high visual standard now in HD resolution for the first time
  • Take the Fight Online - For the first time ever, fight opponents around the world online in multiple versus modes
  • Fighting System Elements
  • Active Matching Battle - New to the Soulcalibur franchise, experience non-stop matches where opponents will try to defeat players one right after another
  • Critical Finish - Slowly fill the Soul gauge to unleash a devastating finishing move to defeat enemies once and for all with spectacular effects!
  • Equipment Destruction - Now the wages of battle are shown as protective armor can be broken off and visible lacerations of clothing can be seen
  • Multiple Gameplay Modes - Experience Soulcalibur in Story, Arcade, Tower of Lost Souls, Training, Character Creation, and Museum modes
Articles
Yoda and Vader freely available on both consoles.
Flaming the fighting fan's burning soul.
Twenty-two 'gone gold' screens.
We go hands on, is the Soul still burning?
The Force is strong with this one.
Back with some force.
The soul still burns.
A local exclusive.
Shots featuring Amy, Cervantes and Zasalamel.
Does the Soul still burn?
No surprise characters this time around.
More like Soulightsabur.
Will these people please put some clothes on?
A first for the series.
Trickles of information revealed.
Articles on other systems
Flaming the fighting fan's burning soul.
The soul begs for a bargain.
Shots featuring the character Algol.
Australian Release:
  31/07/2008 (Confirmed)
SRP:
  $109.95 AU
Publisher:
  UBI Soft
Genre:
  Fighting
Year Made:
  2008