Soul Calibur V Director Daishi Odashima has revealed a bunch of details on a new ‘Critical Edge’ system that is being worked on for the game.
Speaking to Siliconera he said;
“Critical Edge is a new attack system that delivers high damage to the
opponent, can be used in combos and requires
1 Critical Gauge bar”.
“The Critical Gauge can be charged up to 2 bars. So some characters can connect 2 Critical Edges in a row.”
“A small portion of the Critical Gauge can be used to perform Brave
Edge; a powered up versions of standard attacks (character shines when
used). The properties change depending on the move; increase damage,
adds additional attacks, gives advantage on block, changes hit property