Soul Calibur V

Soul Calibur V picks up 17 years after the events of Soul Calibur IV with new heroes and returning warriors clashing in an epic showdown between good and evil. Score:


Our Verdict: SoulCalibur V is definitely a step in the right direction for the maligned series. However, the game is still too complex to be casual and too flawed to be taken seriously.

Latest Articles for Soul Calibur V

Soulcalibur: Lost Swords trademarked by Namco

Unannounced fighter in the works at Project Soul?

1 Publish date Jul 18 2013

Soul Calibur V sells 1 million units

Namco Bandai has had a very good Q1, posting sales numbers of 108.6 billion yen, a 23% increase on last year's 88.2 billion yen.

Publish date Aug 3 2012

SoulCalibur V title update to be released free next week

A free SoulCalibur V title update will be rolled out on March 21, Namco Bandai has announced.

Publish date Mar 15 2012

Triple-A game sales reach all-time low in the UK

Sales of triple-A video games are at an all-time low in the UK, which has led to a 25 per cent decline in the retail market compared to the same period last year, reports MCV.

7 Publish date Feb 23 2012

SoulCalibur V off to a poor start in Japan

Japanese sales figures for the week ended February 5, 2012 reveal a very disappointing showing for Namco Bandai's SoulCalibur V.

Publish date Feb 9 2012

UK Video Game Chart: Final Fantasy XIII-2 claims the No.1 spot

Square Enix's Final Fantasy XIII-2 has entered the All Formats All Prices UK video game chart at No.1, following in the footsteps of Final Fantasy XIII which earned the biggest launch week for A Final Fantasy game in the UK back in week 10, 2010.

Publish date Feb 6 2012

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Soulcalibur: Lost Swords trademarked by Namco in Article Comments

VictorBlade's Avatar

Would love for this to be a Next Gen SC game. Could look mind blowing. I want to feel excited for a SC game again.

Triple-A game sales reach all-time low in the UK in Article Comments

draytone's Avatar

I think there are soo many games coming out which are high quality, I swear only a few really good games used to come out then the rest would just be okay. I think it's probably reflected in game...

Game Stats

Release Date: 03/02/2012
Developer: Namco Bandai
Publisher: Namco Bandai
Genre: Fighting
Rating: PEGI 16+
Site Rank: 1,020
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