That last dude should have said, "Goodbye, mother f@#ker"
The Stage of History Gets More Crowded In Soul Calibur V
Sooo...it's Soul Calibur alright. Didn't see anything too interesting that caught my eye. Still need to see the features in the game because as far as I'm concerned that's where the last one truly failed. Ignoring other odd flaws. If it turns out to be another SC2 though I'll gladly give them my money.
"Goodbye, mother!" (Why did I feel personally adressed there?) Let's start specualting, clearly being blonde, there's just one possible mother. Which has already been confirmed in the trailer; yep.. You heard it here first, MILF Sophitia. Team Ninja will be ripping their hair out when they realize someone beat them to the idea of saggy-breast physics.
@patronics: I, for one, am looking forward to this. SCIV was a great looking game, but it just wasn't that fun after a while. If they can improve the mechanics, I'll get it day one. I don't think they did themselves any favors showing this trailer so early. I think I read a few weeks ago that their only 10% complete with the game which would explain the stages from IV.
The last Soul Calibur was alright, but ultimately was a trade-in after some time - just not deep or interesting enough to keep playing.
With the improvements we've seen with Street FIghter and Mortal Kombat, I think this series needs some serious innovation to stay relevant. Unfortunately, everything about this trailer screamed "more of the same!"
I'm irrationally annoyed by how they show the book, which has the Soul Calibur V logo, only to fade to black, splash "S C V," and then fill in the letters, creating the exact same logo that we already saw on the book cover.
Also, "Goodbye, mother."
Love how the announcer almost sighs before saying "Five" at the end.
Haha, truth. "SOUL CALIBUR... *sigh* five..."
Mechanically this series has been broken way too long and I doubt they are going to fix it. All the EVO tournament level players I know stopped after SC2 and devoted their time to VF or Tekken. Pretty sure adding the "create a fighter" was their way of throwing their hands into the air and agreeing that this is not a serious tourny fighter. Doubt that will change in this one and thus I am not interested.
That was Siegfried right? He didn't look thaaat much older. Mitsurugi's older look is pretty cool though, didn't he have a costume in a previous game that made him look older? It somehow doesn't look as pretty as SCIV. And were those Super/Ultra combos? Can we expect a super meter then?
I'm sure everyone else is thinking this too but, I'm curious as hell as to how the ladies of Soul Calibur look 17 years in the future...Ivy's 49 and Taki's 46. But meh it's a Japanese game so they'll probably still look good, heh.
Yeah, like a lot of others, I'm a bit disappointed in this trailer. The game does look very much like SCIV and even sounds like they reused some of the combat dialogue. Maybe it will have a better single-player than the last one or some other feature that they haven't mentioned yet. As it stands right now, since I have SCIV, there isn't much reason to upgrade to SCV. Too bad, DOA and SC are my two favorite fighter franchises.
I'm sorry but this looks retarded. I already own this game. It's called Soul Calibur 4 and that isn't saying much.
I'm amazed you could judge that based on what little was shown in that trailer.
Of course it plays like a Soul Calibur game. Why wouldn't it?
I guess I'm one of the few, but I thought the fighting looked different, and possibly better than IV. Sure, the graphics look the same, but I liked the graphics in IV, and I say don't fix what ain't broken. The differences I saw:
1. Sidestepping- it looked like characters were pulling much quicker, shorter sidesteps, as opposed to IV, where people were circling around half the match.
2. Faster-even Siegfried seemed much faster than he did in IV. (the speed looked more like SC III)
3. The pause effect-characters seemed to be activating special moves, similar to SF, and it had a cool looking pause effect, almost like a critical finish, but during the match.
Overall, I thought it looked like progress, and I'm excited to see more. :)
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