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Blazblue: Continuum Shift

Sequel to arrive in the summer

Torrance, CA (March 19th, 2010) - Aksys Games, a publisher of interactive entertainment products, proudly announces Blazblue: Continuum Shift, coming Summer 2010! The first BlazBlue versions for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system were recently top 4 finalists for the VGA Awards, and Aksys Games is proud to announce we will be bringing the arcade sequel to Xbox 360 and PlayStation®3 system!

BlazBlue: Continuum Shift inherits all the key features of its predecessor while adding a few twists of its own. Tsubaki, ?-12 and Hazama will join the ranks of the veterans, who will be reborn with additional moves to their arsenal. With new modes like Beginner Mode and Tutorial Mode, even fighting game beginners can pull off combos like the pros and dive right into the action. “If you're not on the hype train this time, you're missing out on the latest greatest 2D game from Arc”, exclaims Gail Salamanca, Marketing Director of Aksys Games. “GET HYPE, CHOO CHOO”!

Blazblue Continuum Key Features:

· New Modes featuring Beginner Mode, Tutorial Mode and Challenge Mode! Beginner Mode encourages a wider audience with an easier control scheme, anyone can jump right into and play! Tutorial allows the novice and pros to practice everything from the basic mechanics unique to BlazBlue.

Challenge Mode offers advanced players character-specific combos and missions.

· Take over Kagutsuchi by creating your own army in Legion Mode!

Defeat the enemy armies positioned at various locations on the map. The ultimate goal is to color the entire map with your color by defeating all the enemy hubs. Recruit enemy soldiers by defeating them!

· Brand new characters, stages, soundtracks and moves!

Welcome Hazama the mysterious performer, Tsubaki the valiant female knight and ?-12.

3D dimensionality and 2D visuals integrated seamlessly with every stage. Four completely new stages with composer, Daisuke Ishiwatari's seven banging new songs for Continuum Shift!

· Online battling domestically and overseas!

Players can battle others from around the world via the PlayStation®Network and Xbox LIVE®. Players can not only search for matches, play games, and observe matches online; they can also chat with friends while playing.

About Aksys Games Inc.

Located in Torrance, California and founded in 2006, Aksys Games is well known for being a visionary within the fighting game sector while expanding into other genres such as RPGs, fishing and family style games.

Some of their more popular games include the BlazBlue, Battle Fantasia, Hooked: Real Motion Fishing, and the Bit.Trip series.Blazblue: Continuum Shift has not yet been rated by the ESRB.

More information about Aksys Games and Blazblue: Continuum Shift can be found at <>.

For further inquires and assets on this title please contact:

Cherie Baker Gail Salamanca

PR Specialist Director of Marketing

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