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Soulcalibur V’s Universal Super Move Explained


Critical Edge moves return from Soul Edge, but the development team changed how these powerful attacks work in Soulcalibur V. Every character has the same Critical Edge motion, a Street Fighter style double QCF plus all three attack buttons at the same time. Using a Critical Edge takes up one full Soul Gauge (you can stock two) and if your move connects the game shows a flashy combo.



Critical Edge attacks feel like the Soulcalibur V equivalent of a hyper combo. When I played the game, I found it was easy to start a combo and end with a Critical Edge or cancel an attack right into the move. As a comeback of sorts, a character’s Soul Gauge charges up if you lose two matches in a row.


Soulcalibur V comes out for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on January 31, 2012.

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