GT reviews Soul Calibur Legends for the Nintendo Wii, which “ditches the winning play mechanics from previous titles for a new action-adventure makeover that’s heavy on simplified hack-and-slash and light on brawl control depth and cinematic presentation.” Video after the break. Click here for first picture in gallery. Here’s the bottom line:

Nintendo fans may find it hard to go from Soulcalibur II complete with a playable version of Link to a re-imagined sequel that is neither a fighter nor a visual stunner. The end result is not a bad one, but it’s not particularly good either. It’s Soulcalibur if it were a repetitive hack-and-slash endeavor without many of the fighters that fans adore