SoulCalibur V Sees Return of Algol, Edgemaster

By litepink, 5 years ago
Fans of the SoulCalibur saga will be pleased at this bit of news coming from Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu. Two characters from past titles are set to make a return in SoulCalibur V. Concept art showcases Algol from SoulCalibur IV, and Edgemaster, originally from SoulCalibur.

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Both of these characters have been confirmed as playable, so you should be able to get your hands on the pair when the game releases next month.

Famitsu also detailed some new game modes as well. There's a Quick Match mode, which plays just about like it sounds. This mode allows for quick fights, with special appearances by non-playable characters designed in a contest over the summer. The characters were made using the create-a-fighter tools, and can only be found as CPU opponents in this mode.

There will also be a mode known as Legendary Souls. This will function much like a 'boss rush' game type, with your opponents getting progressively harder and harder. Not much else is known about Legendary Souls, but perhaps Algol and Edgemaster will make an appearance here as well.

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SoulCalibur V launches January 31st in North America and February 3rd in Europe. Check out our avalanche of coverage on the game so far, as well as info on the limited edition and the Best Buy exclusive pre-order bonus.