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Fighting game-savvy developer Arc System Works is trying something new with Swords & Darkness on the 3DS eShop in Japan this winter, the publisher announced at TGS 2013. Swords & Darkness is a side-scrolling action RPG with an art style that would look right at home among the original...

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More characters have been revealed for Arc System Works' highly anticipated Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-, and like the swallows returning to Capistrano, so too have series veterans May, Venom, Chipp Zanuff and Potemkin returned to the roster. This brings the game's list of fighters up to seven confirmed ...

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Finally, the complex and compelling story of BlazBlue is getting the anime treatment with BlazBlue Alter Memory. According to Anime News Network, the story centers on Ragna the Bloodedge – you might know him as "humongous sword guy" – and the ragtag gang of pugilists determined to colle...

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Arc System Works announced Guilty Gear Xrd SIGN at its 25th anniversary festival in Yokohama, Japan today. While there are no details yet on what platforms the arcade fighter will appear on, the developer uploaded an introductory trailer to its YouTube channel. The trailer features a battle be...

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Reaching out and punching someone through the internet isn't an option in the PlayStation Vita version of Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R, despite conflicting assertions by an official trailer that has since been pulled. Developer Arc System Works apologized for the misunderstanding on its offici...

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Persona 4 Arena will finally launch in Europe on May 10, and today a limited edition has been revealed, available exclusively through the Zen Store. £59.99 will reserve a limited edition bundle, which includes a tote bag, jigsaw puzzle, soundtrack, badge set, digital artwork, key ring and a ...

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Arc System Works has designs on bringing a new fighting game series to the PlayStation 4, according to Shoryuken's translation of Dengeki's interview with BlazBlue series producer Toshimichi Mori. "We can't give you a definite title yet, but we want to make one," Mori said. "We actually made Guilty...

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Persona 4 Arena finally has a European release date of May 10. After last week saw the silhouette of a May window fizzling onto the Midnight Channel - or distributor Zen United's Facebook page - today's much clearer announcement means the brawling follow-up to Persona 4 reaches the continent just u...

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Good news for fans of portable fighting, because (deep breath) Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R has been confirmed for a western release on PlayStation Vita. The news comes via the official Blazblue Facebook page, which notes that that the game is coming to the west, though there is "still no word...

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Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus will arrive on the PlayStation Network in North America on December 4 for $14.99, according to Arc System Works' Takeshi Yamanaka over on Twitter. The game (which was originally released on the PS2 back in 2008) has quite a few different versions floating around, inc...

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Atlus and Arc System Works' Persona 4 Arena is now available on Xbox Live Games on Demand for a whole $60, which is $20 more than the physical version costs on Amazon. So, if you're wanting to get hella immersed in the intricacies of inter-personal television doppelganger relationship fighting, you...

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Persona 4 Arena isn't coming to Europe this year, now leaving it without a release window. Zen United, the company distributing the fighter, announced the delay via the Persona 4 Europe Facebook page. Zen says it will announce a projected release date once it receives the EU build, but currently th...

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Either Arc System Works is reinvigorating the public's awareness of its Guilty Gear brand for some nefarious purpose, or someone over there must have started reading all of my letters. At any rate, Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R will be coming to the PlayStation Vita sometime in 2013. Not to be ...

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During a visit to the Arc System Works booth at the Tokyo Game Show, we discovered that the XBLA and PSN versions of Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus will be launching sometime in October, provided you live in Japan. This revamped re-release -- of a revamped re-release of a revamped re-release -- wi...

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There's still no word on when or if it will ever make it to the US, but the PSN and XBLA re-release of Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus had its Japanese release window narrowed from a rather broad "summer" time frame into late October, according to Andriasang. As you may have noticed, October is tot...

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Stiq Flicks – from film and video game industry freelance writer Kevin Kelly – examines video games and attempts to pair them with matching films. It's like wine and cheese, but with more aliens. The newly patched release of Persona 4 Arena has emerged from the tunnel of video games t...

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If you've ever wondered what it would be like if F-Zero and every game ever released for the Vectrex had a baby, wonder no more: Vector Racing appears to be that very thing. Originally an iPhone title from Sweet-Soft, Arc System Work's 3DS port of Vector Racing will come to the eShop on August 23 ...

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