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Proving that old sprites never die (they just go 3D), upstart publisher Aksys has confirmed that it will release Arc System Works' "tactical action game" Guilty Gear 2: Overture in North America this fall for the Xbox 360. The game, which takes characters from the Guilty Gear 2D fighting game serie...

March 11th 2008 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Meanwhile, in Tokyo, Arcadia's annual fighting game tournament has begun. Tougeki -- better known as Super Battle Opera -- can easily be considered the world cup of fighting games, drawing competitors from all over the world and for a variety of different titles. This years line-up consists of Stre...

August 10th 2007 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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Arc System Works is taking a queue from Namco-Bandai with their latest title, Guilty Gear II: Overture and to call it a departure for the famed fighting game series would be a gross understatement. Exposed in the latest issue of Famitsu, Overture, like Soul Calibur Legends, is not a fighting game a...

July 18th 2007 at 8:55am 0 Comments
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Fighting fans don't have too many options on the PSP. Guilty Gear Judgment takes ARC System Works' awesome 2D sprites and puts them in the palm of your hand. This PSP fighter includes 20 characters, multiple gameplay modes ... and can be found for cheap at Circuit City. $13 (plus shipping) will allo...

June 26th 2007 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Aksys Games, publishers of Hoshigami Remix on the DS, have announced that they're localizing Guilty Gear XX Accent Core, the fifth revision of the third entry in Arc System Works' totally metal 2D fighting series. The new version includes 2 new characters, A.B.A. and Holy Order Sol. Aksys claims tha...

June 23rd 2007 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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With the release of the PS2 version of Guilty Gear XX Accent Core this week in Japan, those quick to snatch the game up have found the title has more than its fair share of bugs and glitches. They're so bad that Arc System Works has issued an apology and delayed release of the Wii version of the gam...

June 5th 2007 at 1:45pm 0 Comments
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Sony continues to taunt North American and European PS3 owners today by releasing a huge amount of PS1 titles for play on the PSP or PS3. Weighing in at a staggering 13 titles, this batch has a heavy emphasis on fighting games -- especially the King of Fighters series which has three new games alone...

May 31st 2007 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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While these pictures are from scans and thus aren't the best quality, they come with a bonus bit of information: Guilty Gear XX Accent Core players will have a choice of two control schemes: Wiimote with full motion controls, or a more traditional control scheme. Just what we wanted!This latest Guil...

May 8th 2007 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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We have yet to get the first Gundam game in the US, and Bandai Namco is already moving on to another one. Whereas SD Gundam SCAD Hammers used the pudgy lil' SD Gundam characters, this one is based on Gundam 0079, which is serious business. We've got a scan featuring the first images from the game af...

April 25th 2007 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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You've seen the top ten girls of Hooters. You've perused the top ten women of tennis. You may even have seen the top ten girls of gaming, but you haven't yet seen the top ten girls of PSP. Until now that is! The requirements are simple, to qualify she has to be a girl and has to be in a PSP game. Bu...

January 25th 2007 at 11:15pm 0 Comments
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What's this -- a list? Cue the frothing fanboys! But this latest list of the top ten worst DS games, as decided by the folks at Pocket Gamer, is definitely filled with some of the poorest examples of DS gaming. We're not sure if they're really the ten worst ever, though. Let's call them the "Ten Wor...

January 17th 2007 at 4:45pm 0 Comments
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It was absolutely hilarious to read your reactions to Moegaku. Whether or not you'd like to admit it, gamers love seeing the female form, and nothing gets them more excited than seeing a girl actually play games (shock!). ArcSystemWorks understands that, so in order to promote their upcoming PSP Gui...

August 27th 2006 at 5:15pm 0 Comments