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SoulCalibur III

Platform(s): PlayStation 2
Genre: Action
Publisher: Namco
Developer: Namco

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'SoulCalibur III' (PS2) Fights Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2005 @ 9:03 a.m. PDT

SoulCalibur III offers the series' hallmarks of exhilarating sword-fighting action and profound martial arts while also delivering highly improved graphics and sound effects to create a unique gaming experience. It also features a Character Creation Mode, which allows players to create original warriors. With so many new gameplay modes and new characters rich with personality, this title will offer players the world-class sword-fighting action they desire.

"With three all-new characters, unique gameplay modes and an updated fighting engine, 'SOULCALIBUR III' delivers on the expectations of being one of the most respected and distinguished fighting games of all time," said Yoshi Niki, business unit director at Namco Hometek Inc. "In this installment, players can create personalized characters with unique fighting styles and personalities to truly immerse themselves in the 'SOULCALIBUR' universe."

"SOULCALIBUR III" introduces new characters Tira, Zasalamel and Setsuka to a roster of more than 25 returning fighters as they struggle for possession of the legendary swords, Soul Calibur and Soul Edge. The game marks the debut of an unprecedented amount of new gameplay modes, adding to replay value and providing more content than ever for fans to unlock and enjoy. In addition to the
existing roster of characters, players can construct their own warriors in the game's Character Creation mode, selecting from a wide variety of clothing and accessories, fighting styles and weapons to create a truly unique and impressive addition to the lore of the "SOULCALIBUR" series. The original characters can be played in the various VS modes of the game. In addition, characters can be created for use in the Chronicles of the Sword mode, an original mode that expands upon the series' traditional gameplay with real-time strategy elements. Players can also fight to fulfill a series of special objectives such as taking down a massive living statue or collecting coins from opponents in Soul Arena mode, learn all of the game's new moves and combos in Practice mode, and view unlocked game content in Museum mode.

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