Alright. Many of you have been asking for this. Your time is now.
BLAZBLUE IS COMING TO EUROPE WITH NEW CHARACTERS AND CONTENT.
Bam. Post any news you find on that here and I'll update the main blog page. Thanks guys!
All info here was compiled together by Zer0kage on the Blazblue.co.nr and Neoempire.com forums
Right here's what's going on. Some of you may have already known this but this is just a detailed reminder on what's going on.
BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger
Available on:- PS3, Xbox 360
Expected Release date:- 19th March 2010
Published by:- Zen United
Developed by:- ARC System Works
Web address:- http://www.blazbluegame.com
PEGI rating:- 12
Offline 1-2 player
Online Multiplayer 2 (6) player
Online Multiplayer is up to 6 fighters in the match, but only 2 compete against each other at the same time
Description BlazBlue is a new experience in 2D weapons based fighting making exceptional use of the Hi Res power behind the Next Gen consoles. The game is created by Arc System Works (Japanese developers of the Guilty Gear franchise). The 3D one-on-one fighting stages and 2D Goth-Anime characters are pure over-the-top Japanese. Fighters seamlessly combo from standard attacks into specials using the four-button control scheme (weak, medium and strong attacks). Every character also has a unique special attack called a Distortion Drive. Take the fight online in lag-free player ranked tournaments
Spiritual successor to extreme fighting Guilty Gear series
Stunning razor sharp high resolution fighting stage backdrops and 3D models
12 very individual Goth-Anime hand drawn 2D character sprites
A plethora of defensive and offensive moves in fast, intense fighting
Unique "Distortion Drive" individual skill based attack for each character
Fully fleshed out adventure unfolds in optional voiced-over Story mode
New to fighting? Designed so it's easy to pick-up but tough to master!
Online Multiplayer ranked tournaments with lag free netcode.
The special Limited Edition includes the game, a bonus DVD with around 2 hours of fighting tutorial guides and deep character specific strategies. Plus a gorgeous 96 page full colour book with original art and illustrations from the design team at Arc System Works. All this in a beautiful collectors BlazBlue emblem design
Awards and endorsements
IGN review score 9.4/10. Said "OUTSTANDING - one of the best fighters we've ever seen"
PSM3 magazine score 85%. Said "A SUPERB offering"
Here are pictures of the Limited Edition set for both systems.
Pre release playables
20th February 2010http://www.midlandsmcmexpo.com/show_information
The times, date and venue location of the event is shown above. A playable version of Blazblue for the XBox360 will be there.
2 Hori EX2 sticks will be provided. Personal sticks are also welcomed.
Also with thanks from takezo jize on our forums, France shops are doing various Blazblue bundles for both systems:
-collector (ost, artbook with pictures never seen, stickers)
- prestige (like collecter + an arcade stick hori special blazblue + a tshirt + a street bag)
Source : french site Gamekult, the link : http://www.gamekult.com/articles/A0000082610/