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9.4
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Score Breakdown Based on 3358 ratings
  1. 10 (2422)
  2. 9 (672)
  3. 8 (139)
  4. 7 (31)
  5. 6 (6)
  6. 5 (6)
  7. 4 (3)
  8. 3 (6)
  9. 2 (5)
  10. 1 (68)

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  • Review Score:10

    Soul Cailber is what Tekken 3 would be like on the Dreamcast, only this time with swords.

    Its difficult to actually say why Soul Calibur deserves the perfect 10 score, but everything feels right. The Graphics make cutting edge use of the Dreamcast, its actually mistakable for a PS2 game they look that nice... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Even to this day, Soul Calibur is still one of the best fighting games of all time. Even better than its sequels, Soul

    Gameplay: The learning curve of the game is pretty fair. The controls are horizontal slash, vertical slash, kick, and guard; this makes it pretty easy to pick up and play. However, Soul Calibur is by no means a ha... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Best fighter ever with more depth than most RTS games.

    The Soul Edge/Calibur series was one of the first series to introduce weapons based fighting into the next generation consoles. A 3D based engine provided a character to move around using the "up" and "down" controls to ... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Greatest fighting game of all time.

    When we think fighting games we think Mortal Kombat, Super smash bros (Also a few others) these days. But what truely deserves to be talked about other any fighting game is Soul Calibur. Giving it's great gameplay incred... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    No wonder they said it was the greatest game of ALL TIME!!

    I took a 5-month break from my Dreamcast until I bought Soul Calibur. Gameplay: 19 Characters is usually not enough for a fighting game, but Soul Calibur has many unique fighting styles and weapons, here are some of t... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Amazing, A Piece of Art, Must own Dreamcast Title

    This game is amazing. So much to do, so many characters. The gameplay has so much depth to it. Great AI and lots to unlock in the game. Multiplayer is great for when you have a lot of friends over. The graphics st... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Impossible to discribe!

    This game is one of thet games that you don't have words to discribe. It's the best game i have ever played on Dreamcast. It push the Dreamcast to its maximum.Its great. Now about the game: The graphics, well, the bes... Read Full Review

    1 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Very fun and addictive fighter.

    Soul Calibur for the Dream Cast is a very good fighter, but by no means is it the greatest game of all time. [Game Play] - Similar to Battle Arena Toshinden, each character wields their own weapon, whether it be a swo... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    One of the reasons you need to own a Dreamcast!

    Soul Caliber is an amazing game. This was the first game that I got for my Dreamcast, and I played this with my brothers for a long time. The first thing I noticed, since the switch was going on to the "next gen" of ga... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    The Immaculate Birth of a Franchise

    Looking back, about 12 years ago, this game hit the console market, and even today the visuals look pretty impressive and the gameplay it's just plain fun. It felt a little simplistic in the beginning, but it has a very ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful