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SNK’s Haohmaru coming to “Soulcalibur VI” as part of the 2nd DLC season

Bandai Namco has announced that Soulcalibur VI will be getting a second season of DLC, which will include Haohmaru from SNK’s Samurai Shodown series (aka Samurai Spirits). Haohmaru is just one of four characters coming as part of the second season of DLC, though he will be the only guest character among them. The rest will be natives of the

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Bandai Namco announces Cassandra as “Soulcalibur VI” DLC character – and she’s available today!

Over the weekend, Bandai Namco announced that Cassandra would be joining the cast of Soulcalibur VI as a DLC fighter. The best part, she’s available today (5 August). You can check out her character reveal trailer below and see if she makes your soul burn. Cassandra is the final piece of DLC as part of Soulcalibur VI‘s first season pass,

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Amy revealed as the next “Soulcalibur VI” DLC character

If you’ve been following our Soulcalibur VI coverage, this news shouldn’t surprise you. Bandai Namco finally revealed that Amy, Raphael’s adopted daughter, would be the next DLC fighter added to the Soulcalibur VI roster. You can watch Amy’s reveal trailer below.   There is currently no release date for Amy’s DLC. Those who bought the season pass or the deluxe/collector’s

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Rumor: “Soulcalibur VI” update file reveals 8 upcoming DLC characters, second season plans

Recently, data miners cracked the source code behind the most recent update (ver. 1.12) to Bandai Namco’s Soulcalibur VI, perhaps revealing the next DLC characters, and perhaps a full second set of DLC characters to be sold as a second season. The remaining DLC characters are obviously named as Amy and Cassandra, though there are six remaining fighters referred to

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2B from “NieR: Automata” joins the roster of “Soulcalibur VI”

Bandai Namco has unveiled the next DLC fighter coming to Soulcalibur VI, and it’s safe to say that a lot of people are going to be happy. 2B from Square Enix’s hit action/adventure game NieR: Automata is joining the fight, complete with an alternate costume resembling Kainé from NieR Gestalt (simply titled NieR in some regions). You can watch 2B’s

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Bandai Namco releases second part of “Soulcalibur” documentary ahead of “Soulcalibur VI” launch

Last week, Bandai Namco released the first part of a retrospective documentary celebrating their weapons-based fighting series Soulcalibur. Bandai Namco followed up this past Wednesday by releasing part two of the documentary, and while part one focused on Soulcalibur‘s origins in arcades and on SEGA Dreamcast, part two focuses exclusively on the upcoming release of Soulcalibur VI. More specifically, the

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Soulcalibur documentary released ahead of “Soulcalibur VI” launch; confirmed character roster so far

On Tuesday, Bandai Namco released a Soulcalibur retrospective documentary on their YouTube channel celebrating the legacy of their classic fighting series. The first in a series, the video features several interviews with expert Soulcalibur players and mostly highlights the competitive fighting game community’s engagement with both Soulcalibur I and II. It’s not currently know how many parts the full documentary

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Inferno confirmed for Soulcalibur VI, but can’t be used in online matches

On Friday, Bandai Namco officially announced that the flaming abomination Inferno would be returning for Soulcalibur VI. As in previous installments of the weapons-based fighting series, Inferno’s powers mimic those of other fighters. The only snag? He can’t be used in online matches. Bandai Namco Europe released a trailer and an official character biography for Inferno, both of which you

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“Soulcalibur VI” online network test starts Thursday; open to all PS4 and Xbox One players

Bandai Namco has announced an online network test for Soulcalibur VI will begin this week and that it will be fully open to all PS4 and Xbox One gamers. The test will be limited only to “ranked match” mode, and will run from Thursday, 27 September at 8 pm PDT through Sunday, 30 September at 8 pm PDT. Bandai Namco

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Soulcalibur VI will not have loot boxes

According to a very informative thread on the Soulcalibur VI Steam page, Bandai Namco’s latest entry into their weapons-based fighting franchise will not have any kind of loot box system. This probably comes as a relief to many fighting game fans who have recently seen other series adopt a loot box system to unlock character customizations. (looking at you, Injustice

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Second story mode revealed for “Soulcalibur VI”; Tira coming as DLC

This week at Gamescom, Bandai Namco unveiled several new details for their upcoming weapons-based fighter, Soulcalibur VI, including a new story mode and DLC character. Titled Libra of Souls, this second story mode differs from the already-revealed Chronicle of Souls mode in that players will use their own custom fighters to overcome challenges in searching for pieces of the Soul

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Seong Mi-Na and Astaroth confirmed for “Soulcalibur VI”

This weekend, Bandai Namco revealed that Soulcalibur series mainstays Seong Mi-Na and Astaroth would be included in the fighting roster of Soulcalibur VI. Both characters are well-known to fans of the series, as Seong Mi-Na first appeared in Soul Edge while Astaroth first appeared in the original Soulcalibur. The announcement came during EVO 2018, where Soulcalibur series producer Motohiro Okubo

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Face-Off: Is the Dreamcast still worth collecting? (SEGA Dreamcast Anniversary Week Special)

While the release of Shenmue I & II last year was certainly cause for celebration among SEGA fans, its release begs a question of critical, global importance: Is the SEGA Dreamcast still worth collecting for? To address this confounding issue, two top minds from Internet blogging sites have agreed to debate the finer points of the conundrum, and what better

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How I tried (and failed) to play every Dreamcast launch game for the console’s 20th anniversary (SEGA Dreamcast Anniversary Week special)

Well, my plans of playing through every single Dreamcast launch title for the 20th birthday of the “little white system that should have” didn’t exactly pan out as I had hoped, but I got the good majority of games booted up and played on 9/9/19! Since I didn’t actually play EVERYTHING this time around, I thought I’d just give a

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Chomp Bites One Off: the SEGA Dreamcast (SEGA Dreamcast Anniversary Week Special)

Welcome back to SEGA Dreamcast 20th Anniversary Week here at The Splintering! If you missed last month’s interview celebrating 30 years of the SEGA Genesis, you can brush up on that intense exchange right here. Every now and again, we at The Splintering are going to lean on our mascot, Chomp the Termite, to go out into the world of

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Next Week is “SEGA Dreamcast 20th Anniversary Week” at The Splintering

Next week marks the 20th anniversary of the U.S. launch of SEGA’s final console, the SEGA Dreamcast. Released on 9 September, 1999 (9-9-99) for $199.99, the SEGA Dreamcast brought along 19 launch games on day 1, including Sonic Adventure, The House of the Dead 2, Power Stone, NFL 2K and Soulcalibur. The Dreamcast hardware would also introduce several innovative features

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Bandai Namco shows new Soul Calibur VI trailer at E3, confirms October release date

Bandai Namco announced Tuesday that their weapons-based fighter Soul Calibur VI will arrive October 19 on PS4, Xbox One and Windows PC. Soul Calibur VI details have trickled out fairly consistently since the game was announced in December, and we know that this new entry is a soft reboot for the franchise. Bandai Namco also provided a trailer featuring the

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