NEW CHARACTER‘VALKENHAYN R HELLSING’ ANNOUNCED FOR BLAZBLUE CONTUINUUM SHIFT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BRISTOL (Thursday 23 st September 2010) Arc System Works and Zen United are pleased to announce a brand new character to the ever expanding BlazBlue universe. Valkenhayn R Hellsing will be available to download for BlazBlue: Continuum Shift when it is released this October on Xbox 360® and PlayStation® 3.

Valkenhayn R Hellsing is the most hotly anticipated of BlazBlue’s downloadable characters– bringing a whole new fighting style to BlazBlue’s diverse and critically acclaimed roster of combatants. Valkenhayn’s features include;

    <*>Valkenhayn, previously a non-playable character in the BlazBlue story mode as Rachel Alucard’s butler, now joins the fray as a playable fighter. <*>The key to his fighting style is a Drive ability that allows him to transform into a werewolf at the touch of a button. <*>His human form gives him range, but greatly reduced speed. <*>His wolf form makes him fast, powerful and agile– allowing him to close distances almost instantaneously. <*>Valkenhayn is unable to block in Wolf form and reverts to human form if damaged. <*>A regenerating wolf Gauge allows Valkenhayn to transform into a wolf at will as long as the gauge is not exhausted. <*>Although predominantly a close range character, using Valkenhayn’s speed and agility, advanced players will be able to dominate all sectors of the screen. <*>The DLC will also include brand new Tutorials and Challenge mode for Valkenhayn.
Valkenhayn R Hellsing will be available alongside previously announced DLC character Makoto Nanaya when BlazBlue Continuum Shift launches this October.

SEE VALKENHAYN IN ACTION RIGHT HERE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qATauAL-ohM&fmt=22

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Geraint Evans, Marketing Manager, Zen United - geraint@zen-united.biz

 

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 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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