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Anarchy Reigns release expected in 2013 now


8:30 PM on 06.18.2012
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Once again, we have a vague idea of when Platinum Games' brawling action title Anarchy Reigns will be arriving in North America and Europe. It's going to be another lengthy wait. Originally planned for release in Fall of 2011, the game was delayed to January 2012, then further pushed back for a worldwide release in July. By the end of this past May, the situation had changed again, with the Japanese release the only one confirmed for the July date while the North American and European releases returned to a state of limbo.

Today, SEGA offered up at least some information on when players outside of Japan would finally be able to play, stating on Twitter that the title is now expected launch in the US and EU in the first quarter of 2013. This means we could be looking at a wait of between 9 and 12 more months. Ugh.

Fans of Platinum Games who can't wait that long will be excited to learn that the Japanese release, Max Anarchy, should be region-free on Xbox 360 and available for easy import. This information comes to us by way of Platinum writer and translator JP Kellams, who stated on Twitter the developer has been told that this is the case, along with a healthy bit of distance by pointing out that Platinum could not encourage the practice. At roughly $100 to do this and Platinum's spotty (though always interesting) history, I wouldn't necessarily encourage it either, but it's nice to know that the option is there.

Anarchy Reigns Delayed To 2013 [Joystiq]








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11:00 AM on 01.09.2013
Review: Anarchy Reigns

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6:30 PM on 11.20.2012
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10:00 AM on 11.08.2012
Anarchy Reigns 'Day One Edition' revealed

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1:30 PM on 10.19.2012
Sega dates Anarchy Reigns for North America and Europe

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7:30 PM on 06.26.2012
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4:30 PM on 05.25.2012
Anarchy Reigns now has no release date in the US/EU

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2:00 PM on 02.21.2013
Anarchy Reigns: it's all about music with Platinum Games

We had a blast with the Anarchy Reigns both in our soundtrack review and later with some music samples. I enjoyed it so much, in fact, that I wanted to speak with Platinum Games composer Naoto Tanaka (MadWorld, Anarchy R...more



4:00 PM on 01.11.2013
Anarchy Reigns Achievement and Trophy Guide

Action games can be a bit complicated, and by the time a lot of people pick up the game and play online, everyone else has mastered it (Metal Gear Online immediately comes to mind). Despite the fact that Anarchy Reigns doesn'...more



12:00 PM on 01.11.2013
The Anarchy Reigns OST is awesome, check out some samples

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