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Soulcalibur


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...


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 ...


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...


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...




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...


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...


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 ...


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 ...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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, ...


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...


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...


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...


[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...


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...


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 -- ...


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...


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 ...


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:...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


"F*ck Yeah, Soul Calibur Creations!" When that's the title of a blog, you know where this is headed. SoulCalibur V hasn't been out for long, but the community is consistently putting out terrific, horrifying, and hilarious cu...


To mark the release of SoulcCalibur V, Gymbox at Westfield in London are holding special swordsman workout classes throughout February. I teamed up with Namco Bandai to try out a class and it got pretty sweaty!  The cla...


It's 'Multiplayer Monday' on Mash Tactics, and things are going to get bloody. King Foom is booting up SoulCalibur V on Xbox 360 and inviting you to join him. Jump online and display your bizarre created characters live on ai...


Sex, souls, and swords; it’s hard not to find one of these pressed in your face during a heated SoulCalibur V battle, or at the very least when gazing upon the game’s Japanese marketing. We are all aware, by n...


SoulCalibur V has plenty of the older characters in the mix, but where's Taki? Director and producer Daishi Odashima and Hisaharu Tago explain that with the pushing of the story's timeline forward some 17 years, Taki would h...


Today's the day that we all finally enter the stage of destiny. We mentioned a few weeks back that there's a massive team of composers behind the SoulCalibur V soundtrack that includes Hiroki Kikuta (Secret of Mana), Cri...


Game publishers have done the craziest things in order to get their upcoming games some attention. So when Namco Bandai goes out to promote upcoming fighting game SoulCalibur V,  I'd expect something along the...


Voldo's lower horn may not have been a legit SoulCalibur V print ad, but this one is. Surprise, surprise. It's the perfect complement to the original boobalicious ad. These things always happen in pairs. I'm glad Namco Bandai...


I don't know who hacked our YouTube account and put this disgusting video in, but we'll have to go with it as we have no other copies of the collectors' edition SoulCalibur V in the office to unbox for you. The box look...






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