33w ago - Sony PlayStation Digital Platforms Community Manager Morgan Haro is here with this weeks PlayStation Plus updates, which include Soul Calibur: Broken Destiny free for members.
To quote: This week, PS Plus members can download one of the most full-featured portable fighters in history: Soul Calibur: Broken Destiny.
It's also week 3 of Spring Fever, which means a new indie title - Thomas Was Alone (with a launch week discount for PS Plus members) and a Resident Evil franchise sale. Read on, and let us know what you think in the comments.
April 23rd PlayStation Plus Update
Soul Calibur: Broken Destiny (PSP, Supported on PS Vita)
PSN Price: $39.99, Free for PS Plus members
Battle as one of many returning Soul Calibur favorites, each enhanced with tuned balancing, new moves and animations. Play the dedicated single player game mode: Trials, developed exclusively for this Soul Calibur outing and evolved versions of classic game modes like The Gauntlet and Versus.
Blow away your competition using finely tuned and enhanced battle mechanics including critical finishes, Soul Crushes and equipment destruction and unleash devastating combos. And don't forget, you can play as Kratos!
259w ago - According to Famitsu (linked above), PlayStation 3 titles Soul Calibur and Tekken are set to receive their very own lounges in the Japanese build of Home.
They don't specify an exact date, although they do indicate Namco Bandai are also planning to sell clothing and furniture in their space.
To quote, roughly translated: Open on December 11th was the start of the test of the online service PlayStation 3 "PlayStation Home". The PlayStation 3's new "playground" in 2008 in December and from 18 vendors to participate in the collaborative content.
I will be adding new, exclusive lounge provides Namco Bandai Games. The Soul Calibur, Tekken, and the image of Ridge Racer is a new lounge, watch movies or enjoy communication. In addition, during the implementation of the current "Namco Museum BETA" arcade games available in the lounge extension.
PlayStation Home sells an item in the "marketplace", but the handling of software makers start of the item. Namco Bandai Games and software from Japan, for avatars, such as clothing and furniture to be sold.
279w ago - The Soul Calibur franchise has made its mark outside of arcades, due in large part to the console-specific cameo characters. It worked with Link and Spawn, and the newest iteration is gathering acclaim for the inclusion of Vader and Yoda.
With the popularity of digital downloads, however, the prospect of adding even more beloved characters is entirely possible. Here's 12 famous gaming, movie, and comic book characters that would fit the fighting franchise perfectly.
12- Marcus Fenix: Why not bring a gun to a sword fight? Our pitch--in the midst of a massive battle against the Locust, Marcus Fenix runs out of bullets and calls for the Hammer of Dawn at the same time as the tremendously incompetent Damon Baird. When the streams cross, it creates a vortex that leads to 16th Century. Without any ammo, Marcus is forced to rev up his Chainsaw Bayonet and slice up his opponents in order to find a weapon that can kill the Queen for good.
11- Toxie: No one-on-one fighting game is complete without at least one ridiculous character you can play as. Tekken has had everything from panda bears to kangaroos. Why not make things even weirder by throwing the mop-weilding Toxic Crusader into the mix? A mop might not seem like a deadly weapon, but Toxie has literally reduced people's faces to mush while only...
280w ago - A Japanese magazine scan has revealed that R2-D2 from Starwars will be a playable character in the upcoming Soul Calibur IV.
It is unclear from the scan whether R2-D2 will be a system specific character like Darth Vader and Yoda.
Here's a Translation of the Profile of R2-D2 according to the scan.
Race: Astromech Droid
Place of Birth: Industrial Automation
Weight: Depends on add on gear
Birth Date: Unknown
Blood Type: None
Weapon: Stun Arm, Saber Launcher
Style: J Type Defense Program
Family: Many Others of the same type