Soulcalibur Battles Its Way To The iPhone

With the success popular 2D fighting franchises like Street Fighter and The King of Fighters have had on the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, it was only a matter of time before Namco Bandai got in on the action with 3D fighter Soulcalibur, due out for iOS January 19.

According to the post on Japanese gaming news site Andriasang, the iOS version of Soulcalibur is a port of the arcade/Dreamcast original, complete with all 19 fighters and a bevy of game mode, several of which are compatible with Game Center's leaderboard function.

It looks rather nice, but the thought of playing Soulcalibur with touch screen controls makes my stomach go all queasy. The soul still burns; just not that way.

iPhone Soul Calibur Hits on the 19th [Andriasang]


    Soul Calibur with touchscreen controls?

    Let me think about this for less than 1 second: no

    It'll have to do. Hopefully the Fling stick (or any other attach-able analogue stick) will make it playable.

    I'd rather the original dead or alive.

    This could be as much fun as being beaten with a bag of oranges

    considering I use a lot of platforms for gaming wither it'd be the ipad or a ps3 but I guess it's another step for mobile game, SOUL CALIBUR HUUUUUUUUUU

    As much as I think it's great that the iOS devices can run a PS1 game. Games like Soulcalibur require great timing and reaction, both of these plummet with touch controls.

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