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Who's your favorite SoulCalibur fighter? Team teases 'something huge'


369, damn I'm fine
May 04
Project Soul is doing a thing. Probably developing SoulCalibur VI. On the team's Facebook page, it's asking fans to weigh in on the, "future of SoulCalibur" by voting in a month-long poll of your favorite series characters. M... read
Patroklos

Patroklos is back in Soulcalibur Lost Swords


In Japan this week
May 28
For those of you who don't follow the Soulcalibur series, Patroklos is a character that was first made playable in 2012's Soulcalibur V, the latest main iteration of the franchise. He'll be returning in Soulca... read
SoulCalibur & pay-to-win

SoulCalibur producer discusses 'pay-to-win' model in Lost Swords


Apparently this is why there's no multiplayer
May 19
The term "pay-to-win" is oft thrown around by critics of free-to-play games, but you rarely if ever hear developers turn the phrase when discussing their own games.  Apparently Namco producer Masaaki Hoshino has no such ... read

Weekend Wallpapers: The Reaper of Souls is here


Art out your desktop
May 10
Every now and again we like to dump a collection of gaming related wallpapers for you. Why? Well, why not? It's the weekend, and now is a good as time as any to change up your aging desktop wallpaper. The collection in the ga... read

Here's a REAL SoulCalibur Unbreakable Soul trailer


Out now
May 08
I was and still am in love with the entire day of April 23, 2014. That was the day that lots of my peers ran a fake SoulCalibur: Unbreakable Soul Trailer as a real, legit Namco Bandai release. When I saw it I ran to make a c... read
F2P SoulCalibur fixed

Namco: SoulCalibur: Lost Swords is back up and running


Free-to-play fighter should be back online now
Apr 30
SoulCalibur: Lost Swords experienced some hiccups when it launched last week, but the free-to-play fighter is back up and running smoothly, according to Bandai Namco. Despite being a single-player game, Lost Swords is an... read
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SoulCalibur Lost Swords launches this week with some issues


A soft delay
Apr 25
SoulCalibur Lost Swords is launching this week with a fancy new trailer, but it's not without issues. For those that didn't know, Lost Swords is a single player game only, but it requires an online connection to facilit... read
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Free-to-play SoulCalibur game launching this spring


Some fans are pretty upset with this game already
Feb 07
Namco Bandai, wait that's not right; Bandai Namco has announced tha... -- actually, the name change doesn't take affect until April so I suppose Namco Bandai is still correct. Actually, maybe it's not becau... -- I ... read
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Volpin Props has another slick Soul Calibur IV replica


The Omega Sword and Elk Shield, together again
Jan 28
I've been following the work of Volpin Props for years and haven't lost interest yet. The end result is frequently terrific, sure, but it's the step-by-step photos and explanations of the building process that keep me coming ... read
Soulcalibur: Lost Swords

Three more enter the mix in Soulcalibur: Lost Swords


Astaroth, Pyrrha, and Nightmare oh my!
Dec 22
I like Soulcalibur II HD Online, but boy oh boy is the online a nightmare. Because of this, I'm holding my breath with the free-to-play offering Namco is whipping up for the next installment of their fabled fighter: Soulcalib... read
Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday Deal: Ni No Kuni for $9.99


Slew of deals over at the Namco Bandai Shop
Dec 01
If you haven't had your fill of Black Friday deals, then Namco Bandai might just have a few more to keep you busy over the long winter drought. Over at their CLUB NAMCO store, a few deals are currently running and are good th... read
Week ending 11/30 & November Game of the Month
Thank goodness November is finally over. It was a hectic month -- that will go down in gaming history as one of the greatest ever -- thanks, in no part, to the launch of two brand spanking new consoles from both Sony and Micr... read feature

A soul reborn
Transcending more than just history, Soulcalibur II was the envy of every arcade-to-home conversion back in 2003. A feature-rich fighter, Namco’s weapon-based brawler exemplified perfection with deep mechanics, memorabl... read feature

Soulcalibur II HD trailer

Soulcalibur II HD is looking nice in new launch trailer


Looks just as good as it did... but better!
Nov 14
Namco Bandai is all set to release Soulcalibur II HD Online next week on current-gen digital storefronts Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network, and has released a launch trailer as a subtle reminder that this is a th... read
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SoulCalibur: Lost Swords is Namco's next F2P game


A tale of souls and swords, eternally resold
Nov 13
I love the SoulCalibur series, and I love what free-to-play games can offer, but a match made in heaven, these two are not. SoulCalibur: Lost Swords, is a free-to-play game similar to what we saw in Namco Bandai's last F2P e... read
Soul Calibur Lost Swords

SoulCalibur Lost Swords is getting a PSN beta


This game is F2P, by the way
Nov 06
For those of you who are excited about the upcoming SoulCalibur:  Lost Swords, I have good news -- there will be a closed beta test from November 14th through the 18th on the PSN. All you have to do is download the 4GB d... read
Soulcalibur II HD Online

Soulcalibur II HD Online transcends history in November


Namco Bandai celebrates acclaimed fighter's 10th anniversary with HD remaster
Oct 31
Soulcalibur II HD Online will begin to retell its tale of souls and swords late next month, Namco Bandai has announced. Project Soul's masterfully crafted fighter will plunge headlong into battle on November 19 for PlayStatio... read

Nightmare vs Mitsurugi in SoulCalibur II HD Online


Round 1, buttonmash!
Oct 16
Here's a look at SoulCalibur II HD Online, courtesy of player favorites Nightmare and Mitsurugi. This new footage doesn't look very HD to me, but no matter. It'll be fun. We know that SoulCalibur II is fun, right. As usual, ... read
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Soulcalibur II HD for Wii U if there's demand, says Namco


Well then...
Sep 20
We're definitely getting Spawn and Heihachi in Soulcalibur II HD Online for Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network, which is terrific to see. No complaints there. Thing is, The Legend of Zelda's Link is the character we rea... read
F2P Soul Calibur

Free-to-play Soul Calibur: Lost Swords announced for PS3


But how will they fight without their swords?
Sep 11
Namco seems to be lovingly embracing the free-to-play model. The free Tekken Revolution is doing well enough that it added new, original characters. The free-to-play PC and PS3 racer Ridge Racer Driftopia just went up on Stea... read
Spawn in Soul Calibur HD

Heihachi and Spawn confirmed for Soul Calibur II HD


On both the PS3 and 360 versions
Aug 29
Good news, Soul Calibur fans! It seems as if two parts of the deadly trio that is Heihachi (PS2), Spawn (Xbox) and Link (GameCube) will be headed to Soul Calibur II HD. Specifically, Spawn and Heihachi will be making it to bo... read

Soulcalibur 2 HD Online coming to the Xbox 360 and PS3


Heihachi will be playable still
Jul 19
[Update: Online multiplayer has been confirmed, and the online infrastructure will feature brand new netcode overseen by the Project Soul development team.] Namco Bandai revealed Soulcalibur 2 HD Online at their San Diego Co... read
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SoulCalibur V hitting Games on Demand, PlayStation Store


A tale of souls and swords, now digitally reborn
Apr 17
SoulCalibur V will be available on Xbox Live's Games on Demand and the PlayStation Store on April 23 for $19.99, Namco Bandai Games today announced. The game features a roster of over two dozen fighters, including Ezio Audito... read
Game Over, the poster

Game heroes died so that you can have this poster


Hang brentalfloss' "The Game Over Tinies" up on your wall
Feb 26
Did you guys get a chance to check out "The Game Over Tinies" in brentalfloss the comic? Once again, co-writers brentalfloss and Dan Roth and artist Andrew Dobson created an abecedarian comic of videogame character deaths -- ... read
The Game Over Tinies

Even more 'Game Overs' in storybook rhyme


The remaining letters in brentalfloss the comic's "The Game Over Tinies"
Feb 22
A couple weeks back, brentalfloss the comic began an arc parodying the dark comedy children's book The Gashlycrumb Tinies -- that book's author, Edward Gorey, is the subject of today's Google Doodle, by the by. Anyway, "The G... read

Here are your MLG Summer Championship winners


Aug 28
Not every winner at the most recent MLG tournament were cheaters. StarCraft II, Mortal Kombat, and SoulCalibur V all went on without a hitch during one of the most intense weekends in recent memory. Heck, it was intense ... read

MLG Summer Championship is live soon


Aug 24
Tune in here! MLG Summer Championship will be live very soon with competitions for StarCraft II, Mortal Kombat, SoulCalibur V, and Leage of Legends. Here's a quick rundown of the competition times (EDT) for the weekend:... read

MLG Summer Fighter Arena is live


Aug 10
Today is a day to be filled with blood and ring outs. MLG's Summer Fighter Arena, containing both Mortal Kombat and SoulCalibur V, has just gone live. Watch it by heading over to the official site. This event is today on... read

MLG Summer Fighting Arena happens Friday


Aug 06
This upcoming Friday, August 10th, MLG will be hosting a Summer Fighting Arena featuring both Mortal Kombat and SoulCalibur V. The fun begins at 4:00pm Eastern and goes until midnight. I know people will moan and groan b... read

MLG details first-ever Fighting Game Arena


Apr 25
Mortal Kombat and SoulCalibur V will be featured in MLG's first-ever Fighting Game Arena, taking place this Saturday from 2:00 - 9:45pm Eastern. The top eight players from the MLG Winter Championship will be competi... read

Jimquisition: On-Disc DLC Cannot Be Justified


Apr 23
There are explanations for games that ship with downloadable content already included. There are, however, no excuses. While you may have a reason, you do not have validation, because on-disc DLC is a problem willingly creat... read

Live show: Syndicate co-op on Mash Tactics


Feb 27
Lock and/or load for "Multiplayer Monday" today on Mash Tactics. King Foom is looking for recruits for a co-op campaign through Syndicate, and skilled hands (or absurd creations) to challenge in SoulCalibur V. As always, play... read






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