Soulcalibur V - a Tale of Souls and Swords Eternally Retold

Soulcalibur V, the new iteration of Namco's fighting series that appears in the ring again will coming this February, besides PS3 and Xbox 360 also could 3DS if we are to the latest information published about it. A retailer explained some magazines like NintendoLife, Soulcalibur V is on the list of upcoming games for Nintendo 3DS shuffled. Namco Bandai has not confirmed or denied this information, what about growing expectations of a possible presence of Soulcalibur V on the DS.

Not the first time a console fighting game sees the light dinner on the Nintendo handheld. Unlike his recent predecessors, has already told itself 3DS games genre with the first level, as a version of Street Fighter IV and Dead or Alive Dimensions, two products that also show that the struggle can be waged on the platform of the Japanese company.

"Soul Calibur" achieved a landmark for nearly 15 years, was the second game to have perfect scores according to the press (second only to "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time"). The following Soul Blade (1995), a title for Playstation happened without pain or glory, born in 1999 for the Dreamcast console, and here are the highlights swords.

Soulcalibur V

Soulcalibur V

But Soulcalibur V has also made headlines for his controversial, the ESRB (Entertainment Software Rating Board, responsible for recommending the appropriate age for games) felt that their new game "Soulcalibur V" must be played by teenagers and people of any age, and the breasts and necks of his female characters were very exuberant.

The response of Bandai-Namco deal with this "censorship" was swift and started a Facebook campaign to promote his new title. His first ad showed a lot of cleavage with the phrase "With the new year full of hope chest" and after a barrage of criticism showed a new poster that looked a protective crotch of a male character with "large Become or go home".

This campaign lasted only a few days, as Soulcalibur V was deemed "too offensive" and the developer has not commented on advertisements. But the controversy had already begun and the game began to receive more criticism for its content.

In his new mode "Character Creation" (which will let you create new characters to compete online) you can increase your breast size female characters dress them scantily clad and zoom in parts of the body. And the violence in these games has also been increasing and it is normal to see the characters being pierced by swords or spears. The ESRB also struck by the language used by the characters and constantly insulting opponents.

Namco Bandai unveiled a new batch of images from Soulcalibur V on January 23 2012. These illustrate the alternate costumes for some fighters like Edge Master, Voldo or Astaroth. It should be noted nonetheless that these outfits will be available either on the cake of the game everything should land on 3 February on PS3 and Xbox 360. The release of Soulcalibur V is around the corner and Namco Bandai visual balance of all is, in this case a nice set of screenshots and two videos - one to explain the history and the other to promote the game in Japanese shops. We note in passing that this is the fifth episode of 17 to 19 February at International Games Festival in Cannes, in the 2012 World Cup Game, with tournaments in solo or team.