BRISTOL (Thursday 8 th March) BlazBlue Continuum Shift Extend from Arc System Works Europe and PQube is currently the top-rated fighter for PlayStation® Vita according to and the PlayStation®Store.

Among the top three rated retail products for PlayStation® Vita on both Metacritic and PSN, BlazBlue Continuum Shift Extend continues to excite critics with its fusion of beautiful artistry, unique cast of characters and an exceptional fighting system that pushes people’s expectations of what fighting games can be.

The top-rated PS Vita launch title by GamesMaster Magazine, it’s described as ‘One of the best 2D fighters of modern times’.

Rated 9/10 by Metro, they praise BlazBlue as being ‘by far the best new beat-em-up of the last several years’.

‘The critical reception to BlazBlue has been phenomenal’ says Geraint Evans, Director of Arc System Works Europe. ‘We’re thrilled that both consumers and media continue to get behind the BlazBlue series – supporting what is a truly unique offering among fighting games’.

‘We very much hope new players will keep exploring what this series has offer, both in terms of the competitive fighting as well as the story, universe and characters – not to mention the thriving community surrounding the game.’

BlazBlue Continuum Shift Extend represents the ultimate version of the BlazBlue series, taking in the full saga of Calamity Trigger and Continuum Shift, brand new modes and the full cast of 19 incredible characters.

BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend is out now for PlayStation ® 3, PlayStation® Vita and Xbox 360 ® .

The official PS Vita trailer can be found here;

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About Arc System Works Europe

Arc System Works Europe are the European publishing division of Japanese games publisher and developer, Arc System Works. ASW Europe localise and publish Arc System Work’s best games to the European market.

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.

About PQube

PQube is a publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products.  Based in the UK and Germany ,  PQube has direct relationships with key UK retailers and with local partners across Europe.  Publishing and distributing on all key platforms, PQube is a licensed publisher of Sony and Nintendo and offers a range of traditional, digital and direct-to-consumer delivery platforms.   PQube has an established team of industry professionals with a passion for the interactive entertainment business, an innovative approach to marketing and sales and a track record of success in building key franchises for its publisher and developer partners.


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