Description17 invitations have been sent out for the fifth edition of the World Fighting Tournament. 15 fighters make a return and two new faces appear in the arena; the young girl Eileen using monkey kung fu and lucha libre wrestler El Blaze. Little do the participants know that the organization J6, funding the tournament, has prepared a new Dural fighting program. In the previous game, their first version was defeated and the organization kidnapped Vanessa. She managed to escape, but her fighting data was captured and used to design V-Dural. With the new tournament, J6 wants to reveal the insider who helped Vanessa escape and test their new program against the best fighters of the world.
The overall one-on-one arena fighting gameplay is still present but there are a few changes. The ranking system has been revised, the throw speed has been reduced and there is a new offensive move, which allows fighters to sidestep each other to dodge and make more strategic attacks. The new clash system can be used to cancel out an attack with a throw. This edition also includes deeper character customization.
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- "バーチャファイター5" -- Japanese spelling
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- Genre: Versus fighting
- Japanese Xbox 360 game releases with full English support
- Virtua Fighter series
|Virtua Fighter Finally Returns To A Console That Can Run It||Xbox 360||MasterMegid (897)|
|Gamernode||Xbox 360||Nov 05, 2007||10 out of 10||100|
|Game Vortex||Xbox 360||2007||97 out of 100||97|
|Game Shark||Xbox 360||Dec 10, 2007||A-||91|
|Xbox Exclusive||Xbox 360||Nov 12, 2007||9 out of 10||90|
|Planet Xbox 360||Xbox 360||Nov 07, 2007||9 out of 10||90|
|TechnologyTell||Xbox 360||Nov 18, 2007||9 out of 10||90|
|Worth Playing||Xbox 360||Feb 07, 2008||9 out of 10||90|
|Fragland.net||Xbox 360||Nov 18, 2007||82 out of 100||82|
|Jive Magazine||PlayStation 3||Feb 21, 2007||4 out of 5||80|
|Computer Bild Spiele||PlayStation 3||Apr 04, 2007||1.98 out of 6||80|
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1001 Video GamesVirtua Fighter 5 appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
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