Weekend + Soul Calibur 4 = WIN!

This last week has been crazy busy at work. I’ve been doing the whole wakeup, go to work, get home, sleep thing and finally it’s the weekend and time for some quality gaming.

I demand you be on PS3 soon!!!!

I’ve had such a hard time these past few weeks deciding on what system to get Soul Calibur 4 on. One day I’ll be adamant I’m getting it on 360 then I will change to PS3 within minutes. Fuck I hate decisions!!!
I even made a forum post on giantbomb when it first launched and everyone was saying both systems.

The 360 has better online (well for Americans) achievement points and my favourite Star wars character Yoda.
Playstation 3 has the better controller for fighting games, better graphics and sound for my setup (I’ve only got my PS3 using HDMI, my 360 has composite cables) and I heard that Yoda will most likely end up being downloadable.
After a long week of thinking about what console to get it on I decided on PS3, I hope Yoda does get added in, he looks so badass.

Anyways, today is Sunday and I played a few hours of SC4. I unlocked all the characters except the space near Vader, but I think I read that might be reserved for Yoda, I haven’t really read up on it. I played through most of the modes and at current time I’m working my way down the tower. I played through Story and Arcade a few time and it’s a pretty good game.

Nightmare looking oh so BADASS!
This isn’t going to be a review but at the moment I heard on a podcast that there are a lot of balance issues. I haven’t played online or against anyone decent. (I played my 5 year old, button smashing) but other than that it’s been against computer. The majority of the time I’ve been using Nightmare. I always loved his style in the older games and nothing much has changed. I do like the spin kick off the ground combo and his brute power with the big swings.
About 15 minutes ago I finished story and arcade mode with the Apprentice. He seems like a pretty awesome character. I had a funny moment where I was doing his in the air 4 hit combo and I knocked my opponent out of the ring and I followed (while in mid air). It wasn’t arcade mode and I had someone to fight after, so I lost that round. ;(

Well first impressions the game is very good. Once I play vs. real people I will have more of an idea if this game is just eye candy or a really good in depth beat’em up.
Thanks for reading <3 you all long time.

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Posted by nat

This last week has been crazy busy at work. I’ve been doing the whole wakeup, go to work, get home, sleep thing and finally it’s the weekend and time for some quality gaming.

I demand you be on PS3 soon!!!!

I’ve had such a hard time these past few weeks deciding on what system to get Soul Calibur 4 on. One day I’ll be adamant I’m getting it on 360 then I will change to PS3 within minutes. Fuck I hate decisions!!!
I even made a forum post on giantbomb when it first launched and everyone was saying both systems.

The 360 has better online (well for Americans) achievement points and my favourite Star wars character Yoda.
Playstation 3 has the better controller for fighting games, better graphics and sound for my setup (I’ve only got my PS3 using HDMI, my 360 has composite cables) and I heard that Yoda will most likely end up being downloadable.
After a long week of thinking about what console to get it on I decided on PS3, I hope Yoda does get added in, he looks so badass.

Anyways, today is Sunday and I played a few hours of SC4. I unlocked all the characters except the space near Vader, but I think I read that might be reserved for Yoda, I haven’t really read up on it. I played through most of the modes and at current time I’m working my way down the tower. I played through Story and Arcade a few time and it’s a pretty good game.

Nightmare looking oh so BADASS!
This isn’t going to be a review but at the moment I heard on a podcast that there are a lot of balance issues. I haven’t played online or against anyone decent. (I played my 5 year old, button smashing) but other than that it’s been against computer. The majority of the time I’ve been using Nightmare. I always loved his style in the older games and nothing much has changed. I do like the spin kick off the ground combo and his brute power with the big swings.
About 15 minutes ago I finished story and arcade mode with the Apprentice. He seems like a pretty awesome character. I had a funny moment where I was doing his in the air 4 hit combo and I knocked my opponent out of the ring and I followed (while in mid air). It wasn’t arcade mode and I had someone to fight after, so I lost that round. ;(

Well first impressions the game is very good. Once I play vs. real people I will have more of an idea if this game is just eye candy or a really good in depth beat’em up.
Thanks for reading <3 you all long time.

Posted by simulation

Nice job on getting it for PS3 (fanboy talking)
Looks like a great game have fun with it though

Posted by Dj

I'm always psyched for new Soul Calibers. Not to play them but to see how much more insane the characters have gotten.

Posted by Player1

With your circumstances, I would probably pick ps3 as well. Hdmi will look awesome with this game. 


Thats one of the reasons I dont really have the urge to buy a ps3 though, I know it will always be a battle on what system to get it on. Which sucks. 

I love you long tim too. 
Posted by KimFidler

I played it at a friends house last night for a couple of hours.  I like it.  I might pick it up this week.

Posted by mubress

Ye i got it for PS3 too so I hope Yoda is downloadable as well, cuz Vader is cool...but he's no Yoda :)

Posted by Clean

you can't go wrong with Vader

Posted by Jackel2072

Yeah i hate choosing between platforms as well. I  was on the fence about GTA IV. oh man it made my head spin between getting the PS3 or 360 version? i went with the 360 cuz i really did want the DLC in the end.  I do hope the day comes where i rather buy a game on my PS3 rather then the 360 because it really is just collecting dust at the moment.

Posted by OGCartman

Awesomeness!!!!

Posted by Mandor

Yoda ftl.