1UP.COM has revealed the first look for the forthcoming Soul Calibur IV! SC4 will be released on both the Xbox 360 and the PLAYSTATION 3! A more in depth look at SC4 and Soul Calibur Legends will be featured in the newest EGM magazine, on sale July 3rd! Click below for more pics and info!
“Did Soulcalibur: Legends make you worried Namco Bandai had ditched the series’ roots? Breathe easy, as we’re setting your fears to rest; as we previously revealed, Soulcalibur IV is coming and today we can confirm the fourth iteration headed to both Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in 2008.
Details are scarce, but here’s what we know so far: Ivy, Mitsurugi and Nightmare are all confirmed returns, new and unannounced characters will make their debut, and the game features “realistic environments, interactive stages, enhanced AI, and a new battle system,” according to Namco Bandai. A lot more will be revealed in EGM’s upcoming Soulcalibur IV cover story.”
“”Soulcalibur has been a cornerstone franchise for Namco Bandai Games and this latest edition will build upon its legacy of groundbreaking fighting experiences,” said Makoto Iwai, exec. VP and COO at Namco Bandai Games America. “With Soulcalibur IV, long-time fans and newcomers to the franchise will be amazed by its visual beauty and intense, pulse pounding weapon combat.”
Remember, for a far more in-depth look at Soulcalibur 4, pick up the next issue of EGM, where the boys flew all the way to Japan for the full scoop on what to expect from Namco Bandai’s latest fighter. The issue, which also features a look at Soulcalibur: Legends, hits stands July 3rd.”