Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Aksys Games

Guilty Gear Xrd -Sign- standard edition now in stores, online

Guilty Gear Xrd Sign (PS3, PS4) DLC Schedule Announcement - Screenshot 1

The standard edition of Guilty Gear Xrd -Sign- has hit store shelves and launched online for PS3 and PS4. As a reminder, the limited edition will not be available until December 23, due to delays caused at strikes at the Port of Long Beach and Port of Los Angeles. For those picking the game up within the launch window, Aksys is throwing in a free $7.99 DLC character, Elphelt, from now until January 5. And on the topic of downloadable content, a full release schedule has been provided and is posted below.

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Guilty Gear Xrd -Sign- Limited Edition release rescheduled for Dec. 23

Guilty Gear Xrd Sign (PS3, PS4) LE Delay Announcement - Screenshot 4

After announcing a short delay, Aksys Games has nailed down a new release date for the limited edition version of Guilty Gear Xrd -Sign-. As before, the standard edition will be launching on December 16, but the limited edition will now be hitting store shelves on December 23. The delay is a result of strikes at the Port of Long Beach and Los Angeles, which has held up the shipment of some of the items included in the premium set.

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Guilty Gear Xrd -Sign- Limited Edition delayed one to two weeks

Guilty Gear Xrd Sign (PS3, PS4) LE Delay Announcement - Screenshot 1

The limited edition version of Guilty Gear Xrd -Sign- has been delayed. Aksys Games has revealed that strikes at the Port of Long Beach and Port of Los Angeles have held up a few of the pack-in items. On a positive note, everything should be back on track soon and the LE ready for release within one to two weeks. The standard edition will still be available on December 16.

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Guilty Gear Xrd –Sign– demo launches for PS Plus members

Guilty Gear Xrd Sign (PS3, PS4) PS Plus Demo Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Aksys has released a demo of Arc System Works’ latest fighter, Guilty Gear Xrd -Sign-, for PS3 and PS4. The only hitch is that it’s currently only available for PS Plus members, at least from now until December 8. The demo features two playable characters, Ky Kiske and Sol Badguy, as well as access to Tutorial Mode and the prologue via Arcade Mode.

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Aksys’ 2D fighter Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late dated for February

Under Night In-Birth Exe Late (PC) Website and Preorder Announcement - Screenshot 5

Aksys Games has announced that their upcoming PS3 fighter Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late will be hitting retail and online outlets on February 24. The co-developed French Bread and Arc System Works brawler will feature 16 characters and six game modes: Arcade, Score Attack, Time Attack, Training, Survival, and Network for online multiplayer.

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PlayStation 3 News

Guilty Gear Xrd –Sign– shipping Dec. 16, gets DLC launch bonus

Guilty Gear Xrd Sign (PS3, PS4) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Aksys is ending the year with another Arc System Works collaboration, Guilty Gear Xrd –Sign–. The publisher will be following Arcana Heart 3 with Guilty Gear on December 16 for PS3 and PS4. A launch-window bonus was also announced: a free downloadable character, Elphelt. The standard and limited editions are both currently available for pre-order.

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Arcana Heart 3: Love Max!!!!! ships to retail, launches on PSN

Arcana Heart 3 Love Max!!!!! (PS3, PS Vita) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The most enthusiastically titled fighter in the business, Arcana Heart 3: Love Max!!!!!, has launched for PS3 and PS Vita. The latest 2D fighter from Aksys Games, Arc System Works, and developer Examu has shipped to store shelves and is now available on PSN. The colorful one-on-one brawler features 23 characters, over 300 story scenarios across the entire roster, and as a bonus for North American gamers, a flip cover with exclusive art.

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Guilty Gear Xrd -Sign- gets limited edition for PS3, PS4

Guilty Gear Xrd Sign (PS3, PS4) LE Announcement - Screenshot 1

An exclusive limited edition of Guilty Gear Xrd -Sign- will be available for PS3 and PS4. The PS3 version will run $69.99 and the PS4 version $79.99, with each including an outer box themed after The Backyard, a soundtrack arranged by series creator Daisuke Ishiwatari, a character book with history from Overture and XX Accent Core Plus, and a keychain designed after Sol Badguy’s original belt buckle. All versions are currently available for pre-order. Shots of the set will be posted as soon as they are released.

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Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late up for pre-order, official site launches

Under Night In-Birth Exe Late (PC) Website and Preorder Announcement - Screenshot 1

Aksys Games’ upcoming 2D fighter Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late is now available for pre-order. And to get the pre-order ball rolling, the official site has gone live, as has a batch of new screenshots. Slated to launch in 2015, Under Night In-Birth was co-developed by Arc System Works and French Bread and is being primed for home release with the same features as the Japanese arcade version as well as some console perks, including streamlined inputs for easier acclimation, a storyline for each character that fits into a larger arc, temporary offensive abilities that are bestowed during combat, and BlazBlue’s netcode.

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PlayStation 3 News

Arcana Heart 3: Love Max!!!!! launching this September

Arcana Heart 3 Love Max (PS3, PS Vita) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Aksys has announced that their upcoming fighter Arcana Heart 3: Love Max!!!!! will launch on September 23 for both PS3 and PS Vita. The US version will also feature a double art insert, with an exclusive fighter-themed cover on one side and the Japanese cheerleader-themed cover on the other. The 23-character fighter will feature new brawlers, online play with lobby support for up to six players, and over 300 hidden scenarios. Nearly a dozen new screenshots were also released, showing more of the crew in action.

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