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BlazBlue Continumm Shift 2 PSP/3DS trailer hypes hard

3:00 PM on 04.16.2011 // Jonathan Holmes

The new BlazBlue is coming to the PSP and the 3DS in the US at the end of May. The game is already out in Japan, where it sold fairly well on the PSP, but more-or-less bombed on the 3DS. My guess is that's because as of right now, the PSP version of the game has Ad-hoc online play when streamed through the PS3, but no online play to speak of on the 3DS.

I'm still headed towards getting the 3DS version though, for the superior d-pad and the chance to check out 2D sprites on a 3D display. I'll miss the online play, but with all the new single player content, I'll still have plenty to do. For more details on the new single player stuff, and just about everything Continuum Shift II has to offer, check out the press release below.

So how about it people, you up for some more BlazBlue? If so, which handheld do you want t it on?

*Rebel Two! Take the Action of /BlazBlue/ Anywhere!*

BlazBlue Continuum Shift II is Headed to PSP®
(PlayStation®Portable) System and Nintendo 3DS™

TORRANCE, Calif.–April 15th, 2011– Aksys Games, a publisher of
interactive entertainment software, is pleased to announce that
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II/ will be headed to both the PSP® system
and the Nintendo 3DS™ handheld system on May 31st. BlazBlue:
Continuum Shift II is an enhanced port of the critically acclaimed
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift/, and the next installment in the popular
2D fighting game series known as BlazBlue.

BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II contains the complete set of single
player features from the console version, such as Arcade, Story
Attack, Training, and Story mode, and also has an ad-hoc Network mode
for multiplayer play. This impressive list of features is topped off
with new content created solely for the handheld version, including
extra story material and brand new modes such as Legion 1.5 and Abyss
Mode.

BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II features the full 18 character cast of
the original/BlazBlue: Continuum Shift, including the three DLC
characters, Makoto, Valkenhayn, and Platinum. Furthermore, BlazBlue:
Continuum Shift II also features the new system mechanics and game
balance revisions introduced by the original Arcade version and system
version 1.03. With all of these new features, BlazBlue: Continuum
Shift II is a brand new fighting game experience sure to meet the
expectations of fans everywhere.

*BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II/** Key Features*


 *All-New Single Player Content

 *Upgrade your character to reach the bottom in the new Abyss Mode,
create an army to conquer your foes in the new Legion 1.5 Mode, polish
your skills in the revamped Challenge Mode, and earn Platinum Dollars
to unlock a host of in-game rewards.

 *Redesigned Fighting Experience

 *With new system mechanics, game engine revisions, and an entirely
rebalanced roster from its original predecessor, BlazBlue: Continuum
Shift II offers a fully updated fighting game experience for both
veterans and newcomers alike.

 *Enhanced Story Features

 *BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II contains not only the full story of
the original, but also brand new Story Mode and Arcade Mode segments
for players to enjoy.

 *Ad-hoc Multiplayer

 *Ad-hoc multiplayer allows up to 4 players to participate in a single
session. Two players will square off while the others are spectators.

 *3D Functionality

 *The Nintendo 3DS™ version of the game allows players to experience
the next dimension of /BlazBlue/ visuals with full 3D effects in
nearly all modes of gameplay.


/BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II /has been rated ‘T’ for Teen for
Blood, Language, Partial Nudity, Sexual Themes, and Violence by the
Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB). More information about
Aksys Games and /BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II/can be found at
www.aksysgames.com <http://www.aksysgames.com/bittripbeat/>
.

*About Aksys Games** Localization, Inc.*

Founded in 2006 in Torrance, California, Aksys Games Localization,
Inc. is a localization studio and visionary video game publisher
specializing in the Japanese-to-English translation of games and
committed to publishing unique, multicultural, high-quality
interactive content for all current-generation platforms. The company
is known for releasing acclaimed titles such as /9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9
Doors/ and the /BIT.TRIP/, /Guilty Gear/, /BlazBlue/ and /Hooked: Real
Motion Fishing/ series. More information about Aksys Games and its
products can be found on the company’s website, www.aksysgames.com



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