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3.33 stars 3.33/5 Stars Average score of 3 user reviews spread across 4 releases and 0 DLC
Soul Calibur III is one of the most frustrating gaming experiences in recent memory. On one hand, the core fighting is still great, the graphics are simply amazing, and the character customization options are very robust. However, the user interface is abysmal and inconsistent, the gam modes actually get in the way of putting you in combat, there's no online play, and the sound is uneven. That Namco can screw up a proven formula this badly is infuriating and totally inexcusable. Being Soul Cali...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
Soul Calibur III is released the same year Tekken 5 was, and while Tekken 5 was a wonderful sequal, Soul Calibur stabs itself in the foot.The gameplay remains the same for the most part. The three characters that are debuting for the game are equaly awesome. They do have different gameplay modes, but none of them are really fun. The story mode is ok, but the cutscenes aren't too rewarding.The graphics has been beefed up impressively for the game, the backgrounds are amazingly beutiful, but the ...0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
Since the release of Soul Calibur on the Sega Dreamcast, the series has experienced a steady decline in ratings scores, not necessarily due to a lack of quality, but due to the fact that they haven't been bringing anything new to the table. And, while Soul Calibur III breaks this trend and offers up a host of new features like custom character creation and a strategy role-playing game of sorts. Still, the fighting mechanics have remained unchanged in many areas and some of the tweaks that have b...0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
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