The Evolution Championship Series (colloquially “Evo”) wrapped up its first trip to Japan last weekend. It was full of incredible moments highlighting the best of competitive fighting games, including a mind-blowing moment during the BlazBlue: Central Fiction tournament that saw one entrant completely reverse his…
During yesterday’s BlazBlue matches at the Northeast Championships, after a hard-earned win, one player decided to keep some thoughts on his mind the old-fashioned way: with pen and paper.
In a grand finals match that almost went the full distance, Ryusei Ito has emerged as the victor of Evo 2017's BlazBlue Central Fiction tournament.
The company is working on a new BlazBlue game. Why should you care? Well this one will include Persona 4's protagonist, Yu Narukam, from the Persona 4 Arena fighting game in addition to a bunch of other characters.
Every fighting game competitor wants to play under optimal conditions, or at least as close to their home training experience as possible. But what are they to do when an event’s setups begin to fail? And how do the organizers rectify such a situation? These questions became incredibly important during the BlazBlue:…
A group of event organizers have taken it upon themselves to establish a tournament circuit for a trio of overlooked fighting games, hoping to provide them a greater platform for success and raise their profile in the process.
One competitor at this weekend’s Final Round 20 fighting game tournament was so astonished by his win that he double (and triple) checked that he was moving on before letting his excitement show.
BlazBlue: Central Fiction arrives in North America today, bringing fresh mechanics and a host of new fighters to Arc System Works’ unique fighting game series. What’s it’s not bringing, for the first time ever, is an English voice cast, and that’s very unfortunate.
With one of its major IPs drawing to a close, the master fighting game maker is looking to something new.
When I was a kid in the days of the original Street Fighter II, the plots in fighting games consisted of the instruction manual, the before battle/after battle one-liners, and a single picture at the end of the game—if that. Even then I wished for meatier plots in fighters; and over the years my wish has been…
We're coming up on Evo, the biggest fighting game tournament in America. It will run Friday to Sunday from Las Vegas and be streamed online for the world to see. It'll be the biggest Evo yet. But maybe you aren't prepared—there are eight completely different games at this one event, after all, and what makes them…
BlazBlue is a fighting game series with a complex plot and many interesting characters. Late last year, the BlazBlue story was adapted into an anime—poorly. But the anime was not the only adaptation to come out recently; a live-action play ran this past weekend in Tokyo. It was excellent.
"We don't have any information on the Xbox One hardware," BlazBlue producer Toshimichi Mori told Siliconera. "I'm curious if Xbox One will even come out in Japan. I've been asking people about it and not one person has given me a definitive answer."
This past fall the fighting game series BlazBlue got its first anime adaptation. The games are well known for having excellent fighting mechanics as well as a lot of lore and an interesting story that is explored as you play the series. Unfortunately, all this does not translate well to an animated format.
BlazBlue, the popular fighting game series by Arc System Works, is coming to the stage as Live Act BlazBlue ~Continuum Shift~.
Undoubtedly, there are fans who are ecstatic to hear that Killer Instinct, the classic fighting game that came in a snazzy black cartridge back in the early 90's, is going to come back. But when the game was announced earlier this year, there also seemed to be an air of bewilderment about its revival—loved as it may…
As we continue through October, we have come to the end of the summer season and are beginning the fall one. But with 49 new anime in the pipeline, how do you know which ones to watch? Check out the trailers and brief blurbs about each to see which of them catches your interest.
Arc System Works is well known for their fighting game series – in particular, the Guilty Gear series and the BlazBlue series. Now, they're releasing a new adventure game that is linked to the BlazBlue games.
This fall, fighting game franchise BlazBlue is getting an animated series in Japan called BlazBlue Alter Memory. More details on ANN or the show's official site.
BlazBlue is a great fighting game. It's not only fun to play, but it's also filled with cool characters. Know what that means?