The lights are on
Ten years ago, Namco Bandai brought it's weapon-focused 3D fighter to all three of that generation's platforms. Unless you only had one system, there was a decision to make thanks to exclusive characters on each platform. Today, the publisher has announced the return of Soul Calibur II with an HD update and online play.
Unfortunately, it appears that only one of the three platform-exclusive characters will be included. It was folly to even hope that Link would be included, especially since this is only coming to Xbox Live and PlayStation Network. However, while watching the trailer below, we were hoping that licensing for Spawn might have been worked out. Alas, the most boring of the three, Heihachi from Tekken, is the only one included.
Still, SoulCalibur II is one of the best entries in the franchise, with a deep weapon hunting mode filled with unique match rules, and made even better with the inclusion of online play. It will be available later this year.
If there's a WiiU version that comes out later, I'll get it. If it has Link, that is. Well, I'm sure I'll get it anyways but a guy can dream.
Still a great game.....But yeah,no Link sucks :(
IMO, this is the best fighting game that I've played. Especially with Spawn on the original XBOX. SoulCalibur II was a blast and it'll be great to revisit.
Holy crap I was just thinking about how awesome an hd remake of this would be TODAY. Odd how you can predict things and not know it. Strange world indeed.
This is the best game of the series in my opinion with the exception of 3. everything after that got worse and worse.
No Spawn :(
Awesome! I mean, man, who cares!
will this inspire them to stop sucking?