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Yoda and Darth Vader Join Soul Calibur Lineup

Swords and Lightsabers will be drawn as NAMCO BANDAI Games America and LucasArts today announced that iconic Star Wars characters will appear in Soulcalibur IV for the PS3 and Xbox 360. As part of this monumental collaboration, the Sith Lord Darth Vader will appear as a guest character in the PlayStation 3 version of the title, and Jedi Master Yoda will be available for the Xbox 360. Delivering a robust offering of new gameplay modes and enhanced features, Soulcalibur IV will raise the bar of excellence for all next-generation fighting games when it is released in Summer 2008.

“It is quite rare that two publishers of this caliber are able to collaborate on this level to create a top notch entertainment experience for next-generation platforms,” said Makoto Iwai, executive vice president and COO at NAMCO BANDAI Games America. “In the entertainment industry, LucasArts possesses some of the most recognizable characters and franchises in the world. We’re thrilled to integrate their historic characters into one of our most treasured brands.”

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