Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Arc System Works

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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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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(PlayStation 3 Review) Persona 4 Arena Ultimax

(PlayStation 3 Review) Persona 4 Arena Ultimax

” … doesn’t drastically alter the formula laid out by its predecessor, but it does everything a good sequel should …”

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Persona 4 Arena Ultimax now in stores, online for 360 and PS3

The Persona 3 and 4 crews are once again coming to blows with their evil doppelgangers today with the release of Persona 4 Arena Ultimax. The Arc System Works co-developed fighter takes place shortly after the events in Persona 4 Arena, but now even more characters are getting involved. For those who have the original, Atlus notes that all DLC purchased for Area should transfer over to Ultimax. It was also noted that, while the game does support region-free netplay, it does not support cross-platform play. Downloadable characters Adachu and Marie are also available today, and as a launch bonus, they are free to download for the next week.

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Persona 4 Arena Ultimax DLC pricing detailed, unboxing video up

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax (360, PS3) Margaret and DLC Announcement - Screenshot 1

Atlus has revealed the pricing for Persona 4 Arena Ultimax’s upcoming downloadable content packs as well as released a new unboxing video. A new addition is the Velvet Room’s ever-fashionable Margaret, who will be released on October 7 for $4.99. That also happens to be the day when Adachi and Marie will transition from free to for-pay DLC, each also for $4.99. Other packs include the complete Persona 4 Arena Story for $9.99, Glasses Packs and Additional Color Packs for $1.99 each or as a $5.99 sets, and Navigator Voices at $2.99 apiece. At launch, Adachi, Aigis, Mitsuru, Nanako, Teddie, and Yosuke will all have voice packs available; all other voice packs will launch on October 7.

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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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