Soulcalibur (1998)

4.08 from 39 votes
The sequel to Namco's earlier fighting game Soul Edge, continuing the story of the cursed blade "Soul Edge" (now corrupting the noble knight Siegfried into the dreaded knight Nightmare).
First released
Jul 30, 1998
Aliases
SC, Soul Calibur, SoulCalibur
Franchises
Soul
Developed by
Project Soul, Namco
Published by
Bandai Namco Entertainment, Namco
Platforms
Dreamcast, Arcade, Xbox 360 Games Store, iPhone, iPad, Android
Genres
Fighting
Themes
Fantasy, Martial Arts
Rating
ESRB: T, BBFC: 15
Releases
  • ARC - Soul Calibur Japan
  • ARC - SoulCalibur United States
  • ARC - Soul Calibur United Kingdom
  • DC - Soul Calibur United States
  • DC - Soul Calibur Japan
  • DC - Soul Calibur United Kingdom
  • XBGS - Soul Calibur United States

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The original Dreamcast title remastered on Xbox 360
Game: Soulcalibur
Genre: Fighting
Developer: Project Soul
Publisher: Bandai Namco
System: Xbox 360 (X360)
Year of Release: 2008
Length of Playthrough: 4 Hours

Total Score: 80/100
Value Score: 8/10

• Story: 8/10
• Characters: 8/10
• GamePlay: 8/10
• Graphics: 8/10
• Sound: 10/10
• Music: 8/10
• Length: 6/10
• Replay Value: 6/10
• Player Value: 8/10

Pros
+Remastered with HD graphics and achievement support
+Museum mode that includes artwork, precursor storylines, etc
+19 playable characters, all unlocked from the beginning

Cons
-No story mode
-No online MP
-No intro movie
-Not purchasable on Microsoft store after Early 2023

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Soul Blade (PS1): 79
Soulcalibur (X360): 80
Soulcalibur II (GCN): N/A
Soulcalibur Broken Destiny (PSP): N/A
Soulcalibur V (PS3): 84
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