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Soulcalibur IV Programmer Is Soulcalibur Series’ New Producer




At the San Digeo Comic-Con this past week, Namco Bandai announced Soulcalibur 2 HD Online for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The game is slated for release this fall and will include Tekken’s Heihachi, who was in the PS2 version of Soulcalibur 2.


Additionally, Namco Bandai also announced that Masaaki Hoshino will serve as producer on the Soulcalibur series in the future. Hoshino’s Twitter account is now the official Twitter for the series’ Project Soul development team.


Hoshino’s past involvement with the Soulclibur series had him as a programmer on Soulcalibur 2, lead programmer on Soulcalibur IV, and Technical Programming Director on Soulcalibur V.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.