Soulcalibur is a unique action game released by Namco in 1998. This is the first part in the Soulcalibur game series which was available by Project Soul.
Regarding the plot, the game has set in a remote region of Europe. It contained Soul Edge, a treasure with great power. During a visit to the city, the pirate Cervantes de Leon killed many people to seiz the treasure. Discovering the invading enemy, the king sent the elite warriors to prevent Cervantes from destroying the city. After this war, Cervantes was destroyed, and the magical treasure was broken into 3 swords. They brought them to the king and placed in the palace. However, the dark power of the sword had restored Cervantes and brought many calamities.
Basically, the players will act one of nine characters of the royal soldiers including Cervantes, Hwang, Seong Mi-na, Mitsurugi, Rock, Siegfried, Sophitia, Taki, Voldo. Their mission is to search for the whereabouts of Cervantes and destroy him again. The player has a long sword to attack the enemy. They engage in constant battles and face many enemies. The first is Kilik, the evil warrior who uses the weapon as a lance. Their battle began on the small island. Within the allotted time, the player has to attack continuously to exhaust the enemy’s vitality. They receive energy when using normal attacks. Special skills are activated when the player’s energy bar is filled. It causes the enemy’s vitality to be lowered suddenly, and they are stunned for a short time. By defeating enemies, they will receive many bonuses and unlock the next level. If you die during the match, you will redo the stage and lose the collected prize money. After a series of battles with the Cervantes’s soldiers, the player has to fight Cervantes in the cave to complete the assigned mission. Their greatest difficulty is that Cervantes can transform into many shapes, and its power is immense. Players will use the battle experience to defeat the enemy and escape from the dark cave.
Soulcalibur’s success comes not only with unique gameplay but also beautiful graphics. The character images and their skills have rich colors. The manufacturer has cleverly incorporated lively sound into each battle to bring the top fighting games. From the success of this version, the game promises to bring the next section to satisfy the needs of players.