Arc System Works

Blazblue Cross Tag Battle On Nintendo Switch Is Basically Dead, Will New DLC Revive it?

Last year brought a number of brand new indie and AAA fighting games to fruition. Alongside big names like Final Fantasy Dissidia NT entering the console arena for the first time and Soul Calibur VI teaming up with Square Enix, Arc System Works launched their own dream crossover title, Blazblue: Cross Team Battle last June.  During the summer months – after launch – it felt like CTB was sure to continue to foster a healthy community and would be...

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Blazblue Cross Tag Battle Releases Yang For Free + Two New Character Packs

Fans of Blazblue, RWBY, Under Night: Rebirth or Persona 4: Arena should be excited because ARC System Works just dropped two new character packs as paid DLC alongside Yang from Team RWBY as a free add-on for all platforms.  Character Packs #2 contains:  Jubei (Under Night: Rebirth)  Aegis (Persona 4: Arena)  Carmine (Blazblue)  Character Pack #3 contains:  Hakumen (Blazblue)  Naoto (Persona 4: Arena)  Vatista (Under Night: Rebirth)  Each pack is available separately for $4.99 CDN or as...

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Blazblue Cross Tag Battle Blasts Its Way Onto PC and Consoles Today

Arc System Works latest 2D fighter, Blazblue: Cross Team Battle, sees the universes of Persona 4, Under Night Rebirth, Blazblue and Rooster Teeth’s RWBY collide in the most epic crossover fighting game this side of Smash Bros.  BCTB’s accessible yet deep fighting system – combining aspects of Blazblue, Persona 4 Arena and Under Night: Rebirth together – allows players to ease into their favorite characters, while allowing more experienced veterans room to pull off impressive combos.  Here...

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Arc System Works warns about streaming guidelines for BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle

Online of videogames has become a big thing in recent years. There are a lot of gamers on Twitch, YouTube, and most recently Facebook Gaming who play their games, stream them, and provide VOD after the fact for fans of the games and themselves. Arc System Works has issued a reminder of some of their guidelines for online gaming content creators of some dos and don’ts when it comes to Arc System Works’ upcoming game BlazBlue: Cross Tag...

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MomoCon Announce SUDA 51, Warren Spector, Blizzard Talent As The Big Draws For 2018

Anime conventions are pretty dang fun aren’t they? I’ve been attending conventions for at least the past 15 years – both as a fun activity with friends but also in a work capacity for coverage here. Anime and gaming fans in Atlanta, Georgia are going to have a lot to do at MomoCon This coming May 24th – 27th with the announcement of their special guests line-up. SUDA 51 – the founder of Grasshopper Manfucture and creator...

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Arc System Works unveils BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Collector’s Edition

Arc System Works unveiled new details about the release of the collector’s edition of the team anime fighting game, BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle for the Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC (Steam). The game and collector’s edition will hit stores on June 5th, 2018. The collector’s edition can only be pre-ordered as a limited edition on the official Arc System Works Gear store (which is currently under development) starting on May 4th. The BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle...

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BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle’s first DLC character pack announced

Arc System Works America announced today the three new fighters joining the BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle line up in the DLC Character Pack 1. The characters joining in the battle are Platinum the Trinity (BlazBlue), Kanji Tatsumi (Persona 4 Arena), and Orie (Under Night In-Birth). BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle features a dream-team roster of characters that have never before been gathered in a single 2D fighting game. Featuring fighters pulled from the BlazBlue, Persona 4 Ultimate Arena,...

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Blazblue Cross Tag Battle coming to the Americas on June 5th

Arc System Works announced today that their upcoming fighter Blazblue Cross Tag Battle will be released in Japan on May 31st with a release set for North America on June 5th. BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle will feature a dream-team of characters that have never before been gathered in a single 2D fighting game. Featuring characters from BlazBlue, Persona 4 Ultimate Arena, UNDER NIGHT IN-BIRTH, and RWBY, the 3D animated series, developed by the visionary creators at Rooster...

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Arc System Works Establishes North American Branch

Arc System Works has announced that they have established “Arc System Works America, Inc.” in Torrance, California as its North American branch. The move was made in order to expand its operations and offerings to fans in the region. “Since its inception almost 30 years ago, Arc System Works has been at the pinnacle of 2D Fighting game development,” stated President Minoru Kidooka, “merging traditional Japanimation-like expression and technology to bring fans around the world entertainment the...

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Double Dragon IV coming to Switch tomorrow

Arc System Works Co., Ltd. announced today that Double Dragon IV, the latest installment in the classic beat’em up series, is coming soon to the Nintendo Switch. Best of all the game will hit the eShop tomorrow. Key team members involved in the 1987 arcade version including Original Planner, Yoshihisa Kishimoto, Designer, Koji Ogata, and Composer, Kazunaka Yamane, have teamed up to recreate the next chapter in the Double Dragon saga. Billy and Jimmy Lee are back...

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Circle’s Frontier Days launches today in 3DS eShop

Developed by ARC system works, Circle Entertainment is releasing Frontier Days: Founding Pioneers today in the Nintendo 3DS eShop. The game is a simulation game where you build new cities onto undeveloped land. By chopping wood and mining stones, construct buildings with gathered resources to develop your city to become large and rich. The pioneers can gather the resources such as logs and raw meats by chopping and hunting. You also use gathered resources to construct buildings...

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Ninja Usagimaru – The Mysterious Karakuri Castle | REVIEW

I like puzzle games, and there is something inherently satisfying when a puzzle game is also an action-platformer. Playing through many of the 3D Zelda games is a testament to just how popular this type of puzzle game can be. Ninja Usagimaru – The Mysterious Karakuri Castle is a side-scrolling puzzle platformer which combines the need to solve a physical puzzle in the level with also reaching the goal. While the game has all the markings of...

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Aksys breaks a Chase cold case on Nintendo 3DS this week

Chase: Cold Case Investigations ~Distant Memories~ from Aksys Games and Arc System Works is due to hit the Nintendo 3DS eShop in North America and Europe this week. The game is set to be released on Thursday. Chase: Cold Case Investigations ~Distant Memories~ is an adventure mystery game from the mind of Taisuke Kanasaki, director of the famed Hotel Dusk: Room 215. You’ll join the exploits of two gritty detectives whose sense of justice and raw instinct...

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Aksys bringing to Ninja Usagimaru: The Mysterious Karakuri Castle 3DS eShop in September

Aksys Games has announced that they are bringing the Arc System Works and F K Digital title Ninja Usagimaru: The Mysterious Karakuri Castle to the Nintendo 3DS eShop in both North America and Europe. Ninja Usagimaru: The Mysterious Karakuri Castle is an action puzzle game that challenges players to put their sharpened ninja skills to the test! Taking place in a time long forgotten by men, players assume the role of Usagimaru, a legendary hero who embarks...

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BlazBlue: Central Fiction Releases this Winter on PS4/PS3

Aksys Games and Arc System Works announced on Friday that BlazBlue: Central Fiction will be released this Winter in North America physically and digitally on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. BlazBlue: Central Fiction is the newest installment in the BlazBlue franchise in the 2D fighting series. The game will feature a brand new story, new characters, levels, modes, and system mechanics, and there will be over 33 fighters to choose from.

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