Soul Calibur V +
|Brand||Bandai Namco Entertainment|
Soulcalibur V (ソウルキャリバーV, Sōrukyaribā Faibu) is a fighting video game developed and released by Namco Bandai Games for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2012. The sixth main installment in Namco's Soulcalibur series of fighting games, Soulcalibur V is the follow-up to Soulcalibur IV and retains the weapon-based combat that characterizes the series but follows a new character, Patroklos, who aims to rid his sister of a curse brought upon her by an ancient weapon. It is the last original Soul series timeline game. The game received positive reviews, which was praised for its gameplay, atmosphere and character creation, but was criticized for the removal of fan favorite characters and for its story mode.