News: The soul still burns... even though it's not a fighting game.
While the Wii may not be getting Soul Calibur IV, fighting fans will have to content themselves with an exclusive action adventure game set in the Soul Calibur universe.
Namco Bandai has revealed some new details about the first Soul Calibur that's not a fighting game and here they are:
Publisher: Namco Bandai Games America
Developer: Namco Bandai Games
Release Date: Q4 2007
Platform: Nintendo Wii
Genre: Action Adventure
Player: 1-2 (offline)
ESRB Rating: RP (T expected)
Soul Calibur, the unparalleled weapon based fighting game franchise, reinvents itself as Soul Calibur Legends, a 3rd person action adventure, exclusively for the Nintendo Wii console.
Soul Calibur Legends follows the 16th century exploits of Siegfried and other Soul Calibur characters, new and old. Siegfried finds himself on a quest for ultimate power in order to save an empire from destruction, bringing him into conflict with other warriors seeking to unify the pieces of the Soul Edge sword. This fateful quest leads to his inevitable possession by the cursed blade.
The Wii Remote and Nunchuk are your weapons of choice as you perform your moves and combos using orchestrated slashes and movements. Master special attacks acquired throughout the adventure while battling through diverse environments, crushing scores of enemies and large bosses. With the help of other Soul Calibur characters, view the Soul Calibur universe in an entirely new light.
Wii exclusive Designed specifically for the Nintendo Wii, use the Wii remote and Nunchuk to master your character's suite of attacks in order to unify the pieces of Soul Edge
Choose your allies wisely Switch between the various characters encountered throughout your adventures to give you more versatility in every situation
Classic Soul Calibur roster Play and level up as your favorite Soul Calibur characters as you follow their path within history and level up through ranking system
New enemies and bosses Sword fighting capabilities are pushed to the limit as you encounter a lineup of new enemies and large scale bosses
Weapon progression Weapons evolve with your experience, giving you added control and more powerful attacks
Spirit Break Unleash your character's special Spirit Break attacks to crush your enemies with amazing effects
Quest mode Play in 12 different environments as the beautiful landscapes serve as your battlefield in 40 quests
Multiplayer modes Test your skills with or against a friend in various game modes
Competitive Compete for the highest body count as you defeat the fearsome enemies
Versus Fight against your friend to determine the true Wii weapon master