Arc System Works Archives

Guilty Gear -Strive- Is Getting Two New Characters
It's been a minute since we talked about Guilty Gear -Strive-, but this week, Arc System Works released images of two characters coming to the game Technically one is not new, since they've been a part of the series already, but new in the fact that we don't know much about the roster so any[...]
NIS America Announces They Will Join New Game+ Expo
Included in the bunch are SEGA, Atlus, Natsume, SNK, Idea Factory, Spike Chunsoft, NIS America, Koei Tecmo, GungHo Online Entertainment, Acttil, Arc System Works, Grasshopper Manufacture, Playism, INTI Creates, Aksys Games, and WayForward The majority of them being Japanese companies or those containing an American-based outlet Which makes perfect sense for them to basically outsource[...]
Arc System Works Cancels Arc World Tour Over Coronavirus
Yet another tale this month of how the coronavirus has put an end to another event, as Arc System Works canceled the Arc World Tour 2020 The announcement came down on their official website for the tourney But what's surprising about this is that the tournament was full-speed ahead to start this coming Friday, March[...]
"Granblue Fantasy: Versus" Reveals Zooey For The Character Pass
Arc System Works revealed this week that Zooey will be the last character added to the first Character Pass for Granblue Fantasy: Versus She will join Chaos Bringer, Narmaya, Soriz, and Djeeta when the DLC is eventually released in April 2020 Because the news is so new and fresh, they've loaded absolutely nothing up about[...]
"Guilty Gear -STRIVE-" Receives A New Faust Trailer
We're not going to see Guilty Gear -STRIVE- until probably around the holidays of 2020, but Arc System Works is happy to tease us with trailers As we're sure we're going to be getting one of these every few weeks until the game eventually releases This time around they give us a look at Faust[...]
Arc System Works Mixes Multiple Games Into "Code Shifter"
Arc System Works is apparently going to be releasing a major crossover game of their own called Code Shifter, featuring several gaming properties The game is mixing in a ton of character from games you may be familiar with, such as River City Ransom, Guilty Gear, BlazBlue, Kuniokun, and more Many of them in their[...]
Percival Gets A Character Trailer For "Granblue Fantasy: Versus"
We've known for a while that Percival was going to be in Granblue Fantasy Versus, but now Cygames and Arc System Works have given us a trailer You can enjoy watching him in his gallant red armor and mega sword that few people can pick up but him in the video below. Credit: Cygames He travels to[...]
"Granblue Fantasy Versus" Receives Two More Character Trailers
Over the last 24 hours, Arc System Works and Cygames have released two new trailers showing off characters from Granblue Fantasy Versus This time around we get Ferry as well as Lancelot, along with their proper character bios, which you can read here Enjoy the trailers as Granblue Fantasy Versus will be released in Japan[...]
"Granblue Fantasy Versus" Shows Off Katalina In Latest Trailer
Cygames and Arc System Works released a new character trailer for Granblue Fantasy Versus this week, showing off Katalina One of the primary characters in the series, she comes into battle as one of the major protectors clad in armor and ready to duel Some of her moves include the Emerald Sword, Enchanted Lands, Frozen[...]
Neo Politan from "RWBY" Is Coming To "BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle"
Arc System Works revealed the latest character coming to BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle, as the RWBY character Neo Politan is on the way The fifth RWBY character to be added to the game, she will arrive, parasol and all, when the Version 2.0 update is added The characters themselves will be released in waves, as[...]
"Granblue Fantasy Versus" Reveals Their Next Character, Metera
We have her official bio below along with the trailer for you to watch, as Granblue Fantasy Versus will be headed to the PS4 on February 6th, 2020. Credit: Arc System Works An Ernong woman with a natural gift. "Magic bow" that shoots arrows indefinitely and "Flying technique" that can run in the sky with oneself. Born in a[...]
"BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle" Version 2.0 Announced At EVO 2019
Arc System Works had another announcement at EVO 2019 as BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle will be getting a 2.0 version in November Officially it's called the Version 2.0 Expansion Pack, and it will be released on November 21st, 2019 for $25 The pack will add nine new fighters to the roster including  Yumi (Senran Kagura[...]
Arc System Works Announces A New "Guilty Gear" Game At EVO 2019
Arc System Works had their own announcement at EVO 2019 yesterday as we learned a new Guilty Gear game is coming in 2020 We didn't get a ton of information about the game, just a simple trailer showing off at least one new character to the series immediately The start of the trailer shows off[...]
BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Adds Under Night-in-Birth's Seth, Persona 4 Arena's Teddie
 Arc System Works and PQube have announced a release date for BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle's upcoming 1.5 update The patch is expected to hit on May 21st, and brings four new characters to the fighting game's roster. The new characters include Naoto Kurogane from BlazBlue, Teddie from Persona 4 Arena, Seth from Under Night In-Birth, and Heart Aino from Arcana Hearts[...]
BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Highlights Heart Aino From Arcana Heart
Arc System Works has released the latest DLC character trailer for BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle as we get to check out Heart Aino from Arcana Heart The trailer is in Japanese, but you don't need a translation to see how she fits into the game, as the company worked her in really well She's one[...]
BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Debuts the Teddie Battle Trailer
Arc System Works has released a new trailer over the weekend in Japan for BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle featuring Teddie in all his glory If you're not familiar with Teddie, he comes from Persona 4 Arena, as he will be one of the four new characters added to arcades shortly and come to the home versions later[...]
Lowain Officially Joins the Roster of Granblue Fantasy Versus
Cygames and Arc System Works dropped a character reveal this weekend in Japan as Lowain will be a part of the roster for Granblue Fantasy Versus This is the first new character introduced in a few months, which hopefully will be the start of having the rest of the roster revealed You can check out his[...]
Wizard's Symphony Receives a New Japanese Trailer
This week, Arc System Works has released a brand new long-form Japanese trailer for their upcoming game Wizard's Symphony. The trailer shows off a little bit of everything as you're taken through all the aspects as well as a little bit of the story The game will be released in Japan on February 28th for both the Switch[...]
Guilty Gear XX: Accent Core Plus R Won't Hit Switch Until 2019
Arc System Works has some disappointing news for people waiting to play Guilty Gear XX: Accent Core Plus R on the Nintendo Switch With only days left in the year, the company sent out an apology tweet letting fans know they would miss 2018 and focus on getting the game out sometime this coming year[...]
Cygames Announces Granblue Fantasy Versus for PS4 in 2019
The game will be developed by Arc System Works and will feature characters from the mobile JRPG series The company couldn't have chosen better people to work with as Arc has had a hand in recent fighting games like Dragon Ball FighterZ and  BlazBlue, but the real struggle for the company will be getting the word[...]
BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle august dlc characters
Among the announcements that Arc System Works had at EVO 2018, we got to find out that BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle will be getting some new characters During their presentation, the company revealed some new DLC that will be coming out in North America starting tomorrow, August 6th, and with it comes nine new characters across[...]
ArcRevo World Tour logo
Some pretty big news from the minds at Arc System Works as the company has announced a brand-new tournament called the ArcRevo World Tour This tournament will kick off in the fall of 2018 and will include major qualifies across the globe happening at events over the course of the next calendar year, concluding in the[...]
Dragon Ball FighterZ goten
credit//Bandai Namco While it didn't quite make it to this morning's Nintendo Direct, Bandai Namco and Arc System Works are bringing Dragon Ball FighterZ to the Switch later this year So yes, you can take the anime-style fighter on the go later this year with online and offline functionality, which should shake up how you play the[...]
blazblue cross tag battle logo
This week, PCube and Arc System Works announced that BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle would be launching a demo of the game for fans to try out before the game is released in late June in Europe The online demo of the game will run from May 18th-20th featuring 20 playable characters, but then will switch to[...]
Guilty Gear Coming to PC, PS4, and Switch for 20th Anniversary
Arc System Works did a special feed on Twitch today making the announcement, which included a mighty fine demo of how the game will play on newer systems compared to how it faired on the original PlayStation in the late '90s. I'm actually a big fan of the original Guilty Gear, as it was a nice breather from[...]