Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Fighter

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

(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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PlayStation 3 Reviews

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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DLC, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

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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DLC, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

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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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax trailer deluge – story, systems, characters

Atlus has released several new trailers from their upcoming fighter Persona 4 Arena Ultimax. The featured video is the story trailer, which shows the menacing, mysterious fog from Persona 4 once again covering the small town of Inaba, forcing the cast to turn on one another in a new tournament. The other four trailers, posted below, focus on the new systems as well as on three different characters: Aigis, Adachi and Marie. The latter two of which will be available as free DLC during the week after launch.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News

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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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News

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

Atlus to livestream Persona 4 Arena Ultimax’s Golden Arena shortly

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax (360, PS3) Media Announcement - Screenshot 2

Atlus will be playing through some of Persona 4 Arena Ultimax’s Golden Arena mode later today on their Twitch channel. The livestream kicks off in half an hour, at 1:30 p.m. (CST), and will feature a demonstration covering the earlier levels from some of the four different courses that the mode offers, as well as its various role-playing elements.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 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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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News