An interview with Soul Calibur 5 designers by EGM magazine has brought forward some really interesting information about the upcoming game. We find out about the creator's ideas behind character popularity, the return of gameplay elements and things like what factors separate Soul Calibur from other games of the genre. There's also a lot of awesome posters from other upcoming games and reviews on existing ones. All in all, it's definitely worth the read. Check it out at this link: http://www.egmnow.com/egmi/issue/249-1.html
It's definitely a good sign that we're starting to get some more concrete info but don't get your hopes up too much on gameplay details so early in the game's development. The pictures in the article do point out that it will be another visually pleasing title, however.