Edge Master, Algol, and Devil Jin confirmed

#1 Edited by DocHaus (1324 posts) -

Well, sort of. Concept art has been revealed at Siliconera (see here) that Algol and Edge Master will be returning. As for Devil Jin, not the character himself, but his "style" will reportedly be available in the character creation, as Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada's likeness has been put in game as a fightable NPC outside of the story mode. Also you have to beat Harada in some offline mode to unlock that style and an achievement from what I've heard.

Someone hit Algol's head with a shrink ray?

Personally, I think Edge Master is alright (have to have an all-random character), but Algol was one of the lamest fighting game bosses out there. I can't think of anyone who actually wanted him back, but maybe I'm wrong.

#2 Posted by kingzetta (4307 posts) -

this game is going to have a story mode like MK

#3 Posted by JJOR64 (18941 posts) -

Let's hope this game is a good competitive game unlike 4.

#4 Posted by BraveToaster (12590 posts) -

Algol is fucking garbage.

#5 Posted by DocHaus (1324 posts) -

@kingzetta said:

this game is going to have a story mode like MK

If it forces me to play as Pyrrha at any point I'm going to mute the entire thing until it's over.

#6 Posted by RE_Player1 (7558 posts) -

Fuck Algol.

#7 Posted by kingzetta (4307 posts) -
@DocHaus said:

@kingzetta said:

this game is going to have a story mode like MK

If it forces me to play as Pyrrha at any point I'm going to mute the entire thing until it's over.

it most likely will, I'm interested in the voldo section
#8 Posted by SoldierG654342 (1758 posts) -

Fuck Edge Master, bring back Charade!

As for Algo, maybe he won't be as shitty this time around? Maybe?

#9 Posted by JackSukeru (5909 posts) -

I don't often do sarcasm these days, but Algol was such a good character.

#10 Edited by Superkenon (1409 posts) -

I didn't think he was an interesting last boss, nor did I like playing as him. But I won't mind his inclusion if they've done something interesting with him story-wise.

What've they had him doing for the past 17 years, I wonder?

I like random characters, so it'll be fun to have Edge Master back. What has he been doing all this time, and why does he like exactly the same? The explanation had better be the dumbest thing ever.

#11 Posted by TooWalrus (13155 posts) -

I'm not even sure why I'm looking forward to Soul Calibur V- I mean, I don't really care for the characters, but I do remember SCIV being hella fun once I got good at beating fucking Kilik players.

#12 Posted by WinterSnowblind (7614 posts) -

@kingzetta said:

this game is going to have a story mode like MK

Except it'll be filled with melodrama and bad characterization.

Also, why on Earth would they bring Algol back? He's an awful character in every conceivable way. Edge Master is pretty cool though, he was easily the best of the copy-cat characters.

#13 Posted by Hailinel (24286 posts) -
@WinterSnowblind

@kingzetta said:

this game is going to have a story mode like MK

Except it'll be filled with melodrama and bad characterization.

Also, why on Earth would they bring Algol back? He's an awful character in every conceivable way. Edge Master is pretty cool though, he was easily the best of the copy-cat characters.

As if MK wasn't melodramatic at points?
#14 Posted by Vegetable_Side_Dish (1726 posts) -

Edge master looks ok, but yeh, fuck Algol. 

#15 Posted by WinterSnowblind (7614 posts) -

@Hailinel: Cheesy and self-aware? Yes. It certainly wasn't melodramatic.

#16 Posted by Hailinel (24286 posts) -
@WinterSnowblind

@Hailinel: Cheesy and self-aware? Yes. It certainly wasn't melodramatic.

Seemed to me it was less self-aware and more playing it straight.
#17 Edited by AnnouncerGXZ (702 posts) -

i like algol. algol is a satisfying boss because he is unique and full of personality and characterism unlike fire spirit boss in 2 where it is random fighting style from sc warriors. hate that kind of boss where the boss dont have its own style.

algol is cool boss. glad he apears in sc5 cuz wicked looking characters are best! got tons of happy carebears chars already. sc5 new boss better be unique and own fighting style.

#18 Posted by StarvingGamer (8128 posts) -

I JUST WANT TO MAKE CHARACTERS ALREADY

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