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Talking with Namco about Soulcalibur V balancing and more


7:30 PM on 08.19.2011



A few months ago, Namco Bandai sent Hollie and me to Dubai to see the reveal of Soulcalibur V. They announced that the newest title in this long-running franchise is set 17 years after the previous one and that there are going to be a lot of changes to the characters' looks and balancing.

In our interview, we talked about the game's crazy story and what Namco is doing to prevent their characters from being banned by professional tournaments.








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