To celebrate the launch of SoulCalibur™ V next month, NAMCO BANDAI Partners U.K. are starting the search for the UK’s top SoulCalibur V player. Gamers will be given the opportunity to attend the SoulCalibur V launch party at The Chapel Bar in Islington from 12-6pm on Saturday 4 th February where some of the world’s biggest fighting game champions will be in attendance. There will be a limited free bar and entrance will be permitted on a first come first serve basis for up to 200 people. Selected matches will be streamed online at www.twitch.tv/namcobandaiuk

Madcatz will be showing off their SoulCalibur V Soul Edition arcade sticks and bringing top UK and French players Ryan Hart (Prodigal Son) and Marie-Laure Norindr (Kayane), who will be on hand to give some useful tips and partake in some thrilling exhibition matches.

This event will kickstart a nationwide search to find the best SoulCalibur V players to take part in the UK finals on March 16 th at a so far secret location with a whole host of exciting prizes up for grabs. We will be announcing further details of the registration process for the UK finals soon. The winner of this tournament will go on to take part in the EU finals in London.

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SoulCalibur V goes on general release for Xbox 360 and PS3 on February 3 rd 2012. For more information log on to http://soulcalibur.com/.   

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