Official story and features:
"A new stage in history begins with the highly anticipated return of the Soul Calibur franchise. Soul Calibur 2 is one of the greatest 3-D weapons-based fighting games, providing non-stop action, excitement and surprises as players go one-on-one against their favourite challengers."
Story from Nintendo site
"- As an exclusive for Nintendo GameCube, the character Link from the famous Legend of Zelda series is a playable character in Soul Calibur 2, wielding his redoubtable Master Sword.
- 13 historic fighters plus all new combatants including Necrid, specially designed by Todd McFarlane Productions, Inc.
- 7 exciting modes of play including Arcade, Vs, Time Attack, Survival, Team Battle, Practice, and Weapon Master
- Collect 200 different weapons in the all-new mission-complete Weapon Master mode"
Features from Namco and Nintendo site