In SoulCalibur 6, Ivy Valentine will be as she always was: wrapped in stringy cloth, balloon-breasted, mostly naked. She wields a snake sword that extends into a whip, a dominatrix’s weapon that’s helped land her in innumerable knock-off porn videos and pin-up images. As one the Soul series’ most recognizable…
That’s one way to wake up, I guess.
After plenty of speculation and guessing, a new trailer shows The Witcher’s Geralt of Rivia will be in Soulcalibur VI after all.
In the latest episode of Fave This, Gita Jackson and Maddy Myers talk about the never-ending debate around games like Bayonetta. What do people miss when they obsess over whether or not something is ‘sexist’? Beyond their lurid character designs, what do games like Nier: Automata and Soul Calibur actually say or…
SoulCalibur VI’s second trailer dropped today, offering players a glimpse at the 20-year-old fighting game’s upcoming roster. One constant throughout SoulCalibur’s shifting cast of fighters is the cursed villain Nightmare, whose new design was revealed today.
In the five years since we last saw a mainline Soulcalibur title released, no competitor has really stepped up to fill the game’s specific niche. Focused on armour and weapons, the Soulcalibur games have always had a unique combat range, pacing, and impact speed built around various weapon styles. I played Soulcalibur…
Soul Calibur VI producer Motohiro Okubo gave an overview of the game at PSX today. Okubo called out the “Reversal Edge” mechanic in particular as a new addition to the series. As the name suggests, players will be able to counter opponents attacks with well timed moves of their own.
It’s been five years since the last main Soulcalibur release, so Namco Bandai knows it’s about time to roll out Soulcalibur VI.
Taking a page from the Konami playbook, Namco has announced a 20th anniversary SoulCalibur release for pachinko parlors across Japan.
A trailer marking twenty years of SoulCalibur just hit Namco Bandai’s Japanese YouTube channel. Wonder if that means a new title is around the corner. Who knows? Namco Bandai does, that’s who.
Pokémon are usually cute creatures. That’s part of the appeal. But the upcoming Pokémon fighting game is not about that life.
Well. That doesn't really look comfortable, does it?
Breasts swing. They sag. They flop. They can move. Over the years, many games have tried to emulate the way breasts behave. There's even a term for it: "Breast physics."
I don't know if Polish martial artist Kacper Borowski plays Soul Calibur—though there is a pic with a caption of Sagat on his Facebook page. But if they make ever make movies about the medieval martial arts fighting franchise, the producers need to give this guy a call.
Thanks to a tradition that goes back as far as Street Fighter II, fighting game stories are usually presented as world tournaments. It's a convenient narrative device, as it allows the opportunity to display fighting styles from around the world to distinguish characters from one another. But which of these countries…
Awesome: a new Soul Calibur game is out today! Not awesome: it's a collectible card game made for touch-screen devices.
This is Sophita's Omega Sword from Soulcalibur IV. In the flesh. It's made not from polygons, but resin and styrene.