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In a serious WTF moment, one of the best fighting game series EVER - Soul Caliber has passed the boundary into really absurd by mixing Darth Vader and Yoda into it's medieval sword fighting mix. Not sure how swords are parrying lightsaber blades, and it is pretty ridiculous, but you will be damned sure I will have this game. Seriously while I will revile and mock the idea of these characters (and potentially more Star Wars Universe characters) in this game I will have it and most likely on the PS3 so's I can lay the beat down with Darth Vader. If it is done right the thought of a well implemented weapon based fighting game using the Dark lord of the Sith has me shivering in anticipation.

I need to confess something right of the bat here, I am a 33-year-old father of two, a professional in the telecom industry and I am a huge, HUGE comic book fan. So huge in fact that my oldest son (who is 6) thinks I am the smartest, coolest person alive because I, and I quote, know everything about superheroes. When I was younger I used to collect about six titles a week, when I hit 18 years old I was up to about ten titles a week (all Marvel titles except for some Batman and Superman). I quit when I was about 23 solely due to financial reasons, as a result I missed out on a lot of the new (sometimes horrible) storylines in the past ten years or so, I have no regrets that I missed the whole Ben Reilly clone saga in Spider-Man though.

Despite the fact I was not buying new comics my love for comics and the Marvel Universe never faded. I watched every Marvel (and DC) superhero movies (even the really bad ones, ugh Captain America), bought some ultimate graphic novels and I may have se…