the weekend at Bandai Namco's Level Up Winter press event, some lucky fans
got to try out an early playable demo of Soul Calibur 6. That said,
we've got some brand new gameplay footage to analyze, along with new
details and screenshots. In a recent interview with Gamereactor, producer
Okubo mentioned that the new Reversal Edge mechanic is "chargeable by
holding a button," and that the follow-up counter attack will initiate
the button is released. We'll be learning more about how Reversal Edge
In the second gameplay video (below), Mitsurugi performs a "While
Landing" attack (at 1:31). This confirms the return of these classic
mix-up based attacks from SC2 and SC3 (which were removed in
SC4 and SC5). While Landing attacks are executed by jumping first,
Soul Calibur 6
gameplay details from Bandai Namco's press event.
Supreme Defense: Reversal Edge – Read the opponent's move and
deliver a counterattack while guarding, and take control of the
battle by quickly proceeding into derivative moves. The Supreme
Attack: Critical Edge – A trademark of each character capable
of delivering damage to his opponent.
Chance to Turn the Tables: Soul Charge – A temporary power-up
taking place after pushing away the opponent with a shockwave.
of Proficiency: Lethal Hit – A special effect which destroys
your opponent's equipment parts when fulfilling set conditions
of a move.
Also take a look at Soul
Calibur 6's early character select and stage select screens. So far
there are 20 slots for characters (and open space for more slots, of
Last but not least, 15
new HD screenshots! Also head over to TFG's Soul
Calibur 6 preview
profile for additional images, details and impressions.
Stay tuned on FightersGeneration.com for full coverage of Soul
Calibur 6 news!