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Arc System Works' competent fighter BlazBlue is set to invade Europe courtesy of PQube and, aside from including the US Collector's Edition character strategy guide and soundtrack, the press release also mentions "new gameplay content not available anywhere, like new characters and moves." This may...

August 14th 2009 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger is a game that's going to immediately feel right for hardcore fighting fans. If you've cut your teeth on Arc System Works' Guilty Gear franchise in the past, or enjoyed some of the more intense Capcom offerings in the 2D fighter genre, then the principles and mechanics of...

July 15th 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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1 Platinum 2 Gold 10 Silver 38 Bronze Difficulty: Very Difficult Online Trophies? Yes Time to Completion: 25 hours DLC Trophies? No...

July 10th 2009 at 7:10pm 0 Comments
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Hardcore fighting fans are all talking about BlazBlue, Aksys' foray into high-def 2D fighting. While equal numbers of 360 and PS3 copies were made, the PS3 version appears to be selling out faster than the other. Why is that? Well, it could be the system's superior D-Pad. While many players will op...

July 9th 2009 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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click to Mana-size Aksys Games, publisher of the upcoming 2D fighter BlazBlue, has announced a partnership with Harcos, creators of the Mana Energy Potion energy drink (not to be confused with the Final Fantasy potion). Specifically, those who purchase BlazBlue from GameCrazy will receive a speci...

April 28th 2009 at 4:45pm 0 Comments

The folks at Aksys Games love their jobs ... almost as much as fighting games. In this latest promotional trailer for summer's BlazBlue, the company spotlights the people behind the game, the community surrounding it and what motivates it to pour its all into this fighting game franchise. It may not...

April 20th 2009 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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With its global online support, we expected that Arc System Works' console port of arcade brawler BlazBlue would eventually be released outside of Japan. Now niche publisher Aksys has quietly revealed plans to bring the elegant 2D fighter to North America for both the Xbox 360 and PS3. Like their...

March 6th 2009 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Arc System Works, the folks behind popular 2D fighting franchise Guilty Gear, are planning on bringing their high-def 2D fighter, BlazBlue, to the Xbox 360 and PS3 IGN reports. Currently only available in Japanese arcades, the title is being ported to home consoles in the region, with release aimed...

March 5th 2009 at 2:27pm 0 Comments
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From the guys that brought you Guilty Gear, Arc System Works' latest 2-D fighter will be having its location test at Anime Expo 2008 taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 3rd - 6th. We previously reported on the game in February and now there is an official website with some i...

June 25th 2008 at 5:15pm 0 Comments

Here's a trailer for BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger (they've officially dropped the "e" in blaze and we'll roll with it). Since the resolution on the video is fairly low, we've also got some high-res screens for you to check out. The game's got the same style as you'd expect from the Guilty Gear crew --...

February 16th 2008 at 3:45pm 0 Comments