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Zen United - BlazBlue: Continuum Shift

Release date announced.

Bristol, UK (12 th of November) PQube and Zen United are pleased to announce that Arc System Works’ BlazBlue: Continuum Shift for XBOX 360™ and PLAYSTATION®3 will be available to buy on Friday the 3 rd of December 2010.

Continuum Shift continues to win unanimous praise from critics, with a fighting system that pushes the genre in exciting new directions – making it the most talked about new fighting game this generation.

A game that must be seen to be believed, BlazBlue’s staggering hand drawn visuals, fluid animation and breathtaking quality, make for a fighting experience like no other. Awarding it 9/10, GamesRadar called it ‘One of the best fighting games available’.

BlazBlue: Continuum Shift features;

A BRAND NEW STORY:  Continuum Shift continues the epic saga, boasting twice the story content of its predecessor and delivering more gorgeous anime from renowned studio Gonzo.


7 NEW CHARACTERS: Famed for its uniquely diverse roster, where no two combatants play alike – Continuum Shift bolsters its ranks with seven new fighters.


15 NEW STAGES: Featuring more of the gorgeous, detailed 3D backgrounds that give BlazBlue its unique style – the total battle arena count now stands at a massive 29.


UNPARALLELED ACCESSIBILITY: Directly answering critics, Continuum Shift features an exhaustive Tutorial, a masterclass for combos in Challenge Mode and a dedicated control scheme tailored specifically for beginners.


EXPANSIVE SINGLE PLAYER:  ‘Continuum Shift is as full-featured as a fighter gets’ says EuroGamer. A rarity for fighting games, Continuum Shift offers solo gamers a wealth of content, from the substantial Story Mode to the innovative new Legion Mode, a cutting-edge fusion of fighter and strategy game.


EXEMPLARY ONLINE PLAY: GamesTM crowned BlazBlue Continuum Shift, ‘The undisputed king of online fighters’ awarding it 9/10. Continuum Shift continues to lead the way in online features and lag-free battles.


BlazBlue: Continuum Shift will be available on XBOX 360™ and PLAYSTATION®3 on Friday the 3 rd of December 2010

The most recent BlazBlue: Continuum Shift trailer can be found here; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MyBueLuZk1w&fmt=22

For more information on BlazBlue head to blazbluegame.com, join our ever growing community on Facebook/BlazBlue or keep up with our regular news on Twitter/@BlazBlue_Europe.

For further inquires and assets on this title please contact:

Geraint Evans, Marketing Manager at 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.

About PQube

PQube is a pan-European Publishing and Distribution partner with well established relationships with international developers, publishers and all retailers in the UK. Founded in 2009, PQube’s team of industry professionals have a track record of success and a passion for the interactive entertainment sector.

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 and spectacular 2D artwork. 

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