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SoulCalibur II

Platform(s): Arcade, GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox
Genre: Action
Publisher: Namco Bandai
Developer: Namco Bandai
Release Date: Aug. 27, 2003 (US), Sept. 26, 2003 (EU)

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'Soul Calibur II' (PS2) Features Exclusive Character & Bonus Demo Disc

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2003 @ 5:56 p.m. PDT

A new page in history has begun as the most highly anticipated fighting game ever finally arrives! The greatest 3-D weapons-based fighter will provide non-stop action, excitement and surprises as you go one-on-one against your favorite challengers.

“Soul Calibur II is at the top of many PlayStation┬«2 owners’ must-have list this fall,” said Robert Ennis, Chief Financial Officer of Namco Hometek Inc. “The demo disc is a great way to give those gamers a taste of Namco’s other award-winning properties, as well as some new titles being released later this year.”

The disc will include playable demos for kill.switch, I-Ninja and TEKKEN 4 as well as exciting game trailers of R:RACING EVOLUTION Time Crisis 3 PAC-MAN WORLD2, NAMCOMUSEUM, XENOSAGA EPISODE I Der Wille zur Macht, ACECOMBAT 04 and MotoGP3. Also available will be downloadable bonus content of ACECOMBAT 04 shattered skies, MotoGP3, TEKKEN 4 and TEKKEN TAG TOURNAMENT.

“The game has already taken top honors as ‘Best Fighting Game’ at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo, and will doubtlessly gain further praise in the coming months,” said Garry Cole, Senior Vice President of Sales at Namco Hometek Inc. “The addition of the demo disc will only help to increase awareness and anticipation for some of our other exciting franchises.”

Soul Calibur II is the ultimate sequel to one of the most revered weapons-based fighters of all time. Improved game play, state-of-the art graphics and exclusive console game features make it the must-have fighting game for 2003. In addition to new and returning souls, Soul Calibur II also stars console exclusive guest characters with Tekken’s Heihachi featured exclusively on the PlayStation┬«2. In addition to arcade-perfect game modes, the new Weapon Master Mode enables players to fight in different missions to collect over 200 unique weapons. Each weapon possesses distinct attributes that add an element of strategy to every battle and hours and hours of fun.

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