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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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EB Games & Namco Host Midnight Launch For 'Soul Calibur II'

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 11:51 a.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.


EB Games Store
107 E. 14th Street
Union Square
New York, NY

As the long-awaited sequel to one of the most revered weapons-based fighting games of all time, SOULCALIBURII will be released on all three video game platforms: PlayStation2, the Nintendo GameCube, and the Xbox. With over 3 million units sold worldwide, the "Soul" franchise, which includes Soulblade (1996) and SOULCALIBUR (1999), has received worldwide recognition and critical acclaim raising the bar for 3-D weapons-based action fighters.

Visuals/Interview Opportunities:

  • Eager fans lined-up at retail, anticipating game purchase
  • Crowds of excited consumers swarming registers to purchase new game inside store (sales begin at 12:01 A.M.)
  • Sneak-peak game demos - a chance to secure great footage/images of the first consumers to play SOULCALIBURII
  • Speak to zealous video game fans and prize winners
  • Namco and EB Games representatives available for interviews

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