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Virtua Fighter 5 review

360 owners finally get their hands on Sega's masterpiece


  • Online play for 360 owners
  • Superb (perfect?) fighting
  • Gorgeous visuals


  • Worst commentary ever
  • Perhaps too hardcore
  • Hasn't really changed in 12 years

Oct 29, 2007

After all that “only PS3 can do Virtua Fighter 5” talk, we’re proud to say the 360 version is graphically superior - by some margin, in fact. Truthfully, the 360 sheen is so apparent in a direct HDMI cable switch comparison, it’s like looking at Soul Calibur 2 on Xbox compared to PS2. VF5’s here, online, and all is right with the world.

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DescriptionStill the same hardcore fighting game we've known and loved for 12 years, but the 360 version looks better than the PS3 version, if you can believe that.
PlatformXbox 360, PS3
US censor ratingTeen
Alternative namesVF5, Virtua Fighter V
Release date30 October 2007 (US), 1 January 1970 (UK)