FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BRISTOL (11th March 2011) Zen United and PQube are pleased to announce that BlazBlue Continuum Shift 2, the latest in Arc System Works’ award winning 2D fighting series, will be coming to Europe for Nintendo 3DS™ and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) this year.
BlazBlue Continuum Shift 2 is the sequel to last year’s 2D fighting sensation, BlazBlue Continuum Shift – a groundbreaking fighter that was released to great critical acclaim thanks to its innovative fighting system and stunning HD artwork.
BlazBlue Continuum Shift 2 will continue this tradition on 3DS and PSP, delivering all the content of its console counterparts, while adding a host of exclusive new features.
“Described by Official PlayStation Magazine as ‘by far the best fighting game on the PSP’, BlazBlue is perfectly suited to handhelds.” said Geraint Evans, Marketing Manager at Zen United. “Continuum Shift 2 will strengthen that reputation while opening up the BlazBlue experience to a whole new audience of gamers on 3DS.”
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift 2 on 3DS will utilize the handheld’s 3D technology to combine the series’ celebrated character design and detailed 3D backdrops, for a unique visual experience that the Guardian recently described as ‘gorgeous’ and ‘ethereal’.
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift 2 will also include all the DLC characters from its predecessor – making it the most comprehensive BlazBlue package yet.
BlazBlue Continuum Shift 2 will be available on 3DS and PSP later this year.
For further inquires about BlazBlue Continuum Shift 2 please contact:
Geraint Evans, Marketing Manager, Zen United
About Zen United
Zen United is a Production Company and consortium of Japanese and Asian game developers targeting European Markets. Zen United provide international business development and 'culturisation' (localisation + naturalisation) services.
PQube is a publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products. Based in the UK and Germany , PQube has direct relationships with key UK retailers and with local partners across Europe. Publishing and distributing on all key platforms, PQube is a licensed publisher of Sony and Nintendo and offers a range of traditional, digital and direct-to-consumer delivery platforms. PQube has an established team of industry professionals with a passion for the interactive entertainment business, an innovative approach to marketing and sales and a track record of success in building key franchises for its publisher and developer partners.
About Arc System Works
Arc System Works is a developer and fighting game specialist from Japan – best known for the Guilty Gear and, more recently, BlazBlue series - which has garnered international critical acclaim for its innovative fighting system, distinctive character design and spectacular artwork.