Blazblue Continuum Shift Debut Trailer with Tournament Edition Details

By on May 3, 2010

Das Reviews is on top of the fighting game scene just for you and we’ve got a neat debut trailer for Arc System Works US version of the latest in the BlazBlue series: BlazBlue Continuum Shift. We also have details on the special Tournament Edition of this game. It comes with a Japanese style fight stick made with the exact same joystick and buttons used on the actual arcade machine! All I need is a creepy 40 year guy that smells like pizza grease and the arcade experience will be complete!

Check out the video below and the official press release after the jump.

…Rebel 1… FIGHT!The ground-breaking High Definition 2D fighter BlazBlue makes its triumphant returnto home consoles! Do you have a ticket to Kagutsuchi, cuz the hype train is coming!

Torrance, CA (April 30th, 2010) – Aksys Games, a publisher of interactive entertainment products, proudly announces BlazBlue: Continuum Shift, coming Fall 2010! BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger was recently a top-4 finalist in the VGA Awards, and Aksys Games is proud to announce that we will be bringing the arcade sequel to the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system from Sony!
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift inherits all the key features of its predecessor while adding a few twists of its own. Tsubaki, ?-12 and Hazama will join the ranks of the veterans, who will be reborn with additional moves added to their arsenals. With new modes like Beginner Mode and Tutorial Mode, even fighting game beginners can pull off combos like the pros
and dive right into the action.

“If you’re not on the hype train this time, you’re missing out on the latest greatest 2D game from Arc”, exclaims Gail Salamanca, Marketing Director of Aksys Games. “GET HYPE, CHOO CHOO”!

BlazBlue Continuum Key Features:

* New Modes featuring Beginner Mode, Tutorial Mode and Challenge Mode! Beginner Mode welcomes a wider audience with an easier control scheme, anyone can jump right into and play! Tutorial allows the novice and pros to practice everything from the basic mechanics unique to BlazBlue to the most complicated and powerful combos. Challenge Mode offers advanced players character-specific combo goals and missions.
* Take over Kagutsuchi by creating your own army in Legion Mode! Defeat the enemy armies positioned at various locations on the map. The ultimate goal is to fill the entire map with your color by defeating all the enemy armies. Recruit enemy soldiers by defeating them!
* Brand new characters, stages, soundtracks and moves! Welcome Hazama the mysterious mastermind, Tsubaki the valiant female knight and ?-12. Three-dimensional effects and 2D visuals integrate seamlessly on every one of four completely new stages, accompanied by seven banging new songs written by famed composer Diasuke Ishiwatari specifically for Continuum Shift!
* Online battling domestically and overseas! Players can battle others from around the world via Xbox LIVE and the PlayStation Network. Players can not only search for matches, play games and observe matches online; they can also chat with friends while playing.


Aksys Games & Mad Catz have teamed up to make an amazing BlazBlue: Continuum Shift joystick! Style and comfort reign supreme in this authentic arcade experience featuring Japanese-style joystick & buttons, multi-speed turbo functionality and officially-licensed artwork portraying your favorite characters. Using the exact Sanwa joystick and 30mm buttons found in arcade machines, along with realistic spacing and an eight-button layout, the BlazBlue:
Continuum Shift Tournament Edition brings the arcade experience right into your lap. The Tournament Edition is the
perfect weapon to bring your fighting skills and level of gaming enjoyment to new heights. Inferno Divider!
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Tournament Edition Features:

* Authentic Japanese-style Sanwa Denshi™ joystick & buttons
* 8-button layout with additional multi-speed Turbo functionality
* Premium-quality components with genuine arcade layout
* Controller lock/unlock switch prevents accidental button presses
* 13 FT USB Cable with internal cable storage
* Connect to console via lag free USB
* Storage compartment for efficient cable management
* 3-way switch enables joystick to function as left or right analog stick or D-Pad
* Integrated headset port for use with Xbox LIVE®
* Officially licensed and designed by Arc System Works and Aksys Games

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