At The video game Awards 2017, Bandai Namco sent shockwaves over the fighting game community by revealing Soulcalibur VI, the initial new game while in the franchise in five-years. Some fans were left wanting more though, as the announcement became a bit short on details. Thankfully, Sony hosted a Soulcalibur VI gameplay preview at PlayStation Experience 2017, featuring plenty of new footage as well as an interview when using the game’s producer, Motohiro Okubo. Try it out, below.
One within the subjects discussed while in the interview, will be the new Reversal Edge system, that has been meant to make parrying and counterattacking more accessible.
“With, the Reversal Edge system, might know about were going to recreate was that a sense of to become a swordsman or really epic fighter. You will discover these certain moments where you’re fighting, if the opponent’s sword is originating down at you, and everything form of goes into slow motion. Subsequently, you parry it, dodge it, and go immediately into a counterattack. That’s the sense we’re looking to recreate.
The Reversal Edge method is designed to be something a breeze to carry out, and your house opponent is attacking having a high, medium or low attack, you could parry the attack and transition right counter. Along with Soulcalibur, you have the [triangle balance, where] one beats another move. I wanted individuals who are playing Soulcalibur at last to truly see why triangle. I think it can be really feasible for people that aren’t accustomed to Soulcalibur to receive and know very well what they’re designed to do.”
Worried the Reversal Edge technique is an excessive amount a big change? Set your brain comfy C based on Okubo, Soulcalibur VI draws inspiration from past games inside series, for example the fan-favorite Soulcalibur II-
“Soulcalibur VI is undoubtedly likely to feel totally familiar if you have experienced the franchise prior to now. Entering into a little bit more depth, whatever we wished to recreate was the fast responsiveness to you in Soulcalibur II, along with the balanced character interactions and mechanics in Soulcalibur V.”
Soulcalibur VI hacks and slashes its way onto PC, Xbox One, and PS4 in 2018.