After talking the creative philosophy at ArcSys and their upcoming fighter Cross Tag Battle, we spent some time with Toshimori and Ishiwatari discussing their now famous creations Guilty Gear and BlazBlue. Each discussed their inspirations and ideas for their creations, their development history, and their favorite designs. Hit the jump for more about 2 of the best 2D fighters and for their favorite anime!
ArcSystem Works has been on a tear with the breakout release of Dragon Ball FighterZ and domination of the upcoming EVO 2018 main stage with approaching release BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle. While other developers have been backing away from 2D fighters, ArcSys has gone all-in. Hit the jump for the first half of our interview with the founder of ArcSys and its two major creators about their upcoming fighter and the philosophy that sets them apart from the competition!
London fans will get their first crack at Rabi-Ribi, the new Guilty Gear, and more this weekend at MCM Comic Con. See what's up on the schedule, get ready for tournaments, and prepare for news on a secret title! Hit the jump for more.
PlayStation Plus members in North America will get a chance to kick off next week with a sample of Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 on PS4. Aksys Games and Arc System Works announced plans to release a free demo on May 1, which is almost a full month before the new version launches in the region. Read on for more.
Earlier this month Arc System Works confirmed plans for Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 to launch in Japan on May 25, and the western release will be hot on its heels. According to a press release Aksys Games fired off today, the fighter will be available in North America on May 26 as both a standalone digital and physical release (PS4 only) and a digital upgrade (PS3 and PS4). Read on for more.
Last month Aksys Games and Arc System Works announced plans to bring Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 to the west sometime this year. While there's still no date in place, Arc System Works did line up a release for the Japanese version, which hits PS3 and PS4 over there on May 25. Read on for more.
Aksys Games and Arc System Works announced plans to bring Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 to North America soon, in both standalone form and as an upgrade to Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR-. The standalone release will be available both physically and digitally on PlayStation 4, while the digital upgrade will be available via PSN for PS4 and PS3. Read on for more.
From figure maker AQUAMARINE comes a statue of GUILTY GEAR Xrd -SIGN-'s gunslinger bride Elphelt Valentine. Product copy highlights that various parts of her character not normally visible have been sculpted in detail with 3D modeling. She's available for pre-order now ahead of a release next spring. Check her out after the jump.
Leading into the latest Twin Star Exorcists, series creator Yoshiaki Sukeno decided to have some fun with female lead, Benio Adashino. In a sketch, the active Twitterer swapped the character's outfit for the one worn by Guilty Gear Xrd's Ramlethal Valentine, who shares voice actress Megumi Han. Check it out after the jump.
Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator officially added Dizzy to the playable roster, with the character available as free DLC for the first week, after which she'll move to an ¥800 download. In addition to Dizzy, the 1.03 update launched today with character balancing and stability improvements, and there's also a costume color pack for Dizzy and a SIGN Ver. costume for Elphelt available as DLC. Hit the jump for more.