Soulcalibur V scores big in Famitsu

NeverDead and Ragnarok Odyssey also do well.

This week’s Famitsu reviews are in, and Soulcalibur V has come out on top. The magazine reviewed the Namco Bandai fighter sequel a 37 out of 40. NeverDead, Konami and Rebellion’s new IP where death does not exist, and Ragnarok Odyssey, Game Arts’ new PlayStation Vita RPG, both scored 32s out of 40.

Get the full list of scores below.

  • Dragon Age II (PS3, 360) – 8/9/9/8 [34/40]
  • Fotokano: Picture Girlfriend (PSP) – 9/9/9/8 [35/40]
  • Fishing 3D (3DS) – 6/6/6/6 [24/40]
  • NeverDead (PS3, 360) – 8/8/8/8 [32/40]
  • Ragnarok Odyssey (PSV) – 9/8/8/7 [32/40]
  • Soulcalibur V (PS3, 360) – 9/9/10/9 [37/40]

Some news bits from this week’s issue:

  • Surge Concerto (PSV) – the game is a “”real time life simulation.” The director is Akira Tsuchiya, who also directs the Ar Tonelico series. Like Dengeki, the game is listed as “online-only.”
  • Samurai & Dragons (PSV) – due digitally for free in Japan on March 29. A physical “Deluxe Package” will be released on April 26, including bundled in-game currency. Beta test applicants can start applying on January 26 via the PlayStation Store.
  • BioShock Infinite (PS3, 360) – due in Japan this year with a Japanese dub.
  • Borderlands 2 (PS3, 360) – due in Japan this year.
  • Spec Ops: The Line (PS3, 360) – due in Japan this year.
  • DiRT 3 (PS3) – due in Japan on April 12 for 3,990 yen, including 22 pieces of downloadable content.
  • Lumines: Eletronic Symphony (PSV) – due in Japan on April 19 for 3,990 yen retail / 3,300 yen download.
  • Girls Fashion 3D: Aim For It! Top Stylist (3DS) – due in Japan on April 19.
  • Shifting World: White & Black Labyrinth (3DS) – due in Japan on April 26.
  • Kinect Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster (360) – due in Japan on April 19.

Thanks, [email protected], My Game News Flash.

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