BRISTOL (Thursday the 6 th October 2011) PQube and Arc System Works Europe, are pleased to announce they will be present at MCM Expo in London from the 28 th to the 30 th of October where the forthcoming BlazBlue Continuum Shift 2 for Nintendo® 3DS and Sony® PSP will be playable on the show floor.

BlazBlue Continuum Shift 2 is the latest instalment of the critically acclaimed fighting series – boasting a wealth of features, stories and characters, now in the palm of your hand.

Throughout the weekend there will be a number of special events including;

·         The forthcoming BlazBlue: Continuum Shift 2 will playable before release on Nintendo® 3DS and Sony® PSP.

·         Arcana Heart 3 tournament on Saturday the 29 th of October.

·         BlazBlue Continuum Shift tournament on Sunday the 30 th of October.

·         Limited Edition prize packs will be available to the best players at each of the weekend’s tournaments.

·         MCM exclusive merchandise will be available to buy at the booth.

·         Casual sessions will be open to everyone on both Arcana Heart 3 and BlazBlue Continuum Shift.

Tournament registration is now open for both Arcana Heart 3 and BlazBlue: Continuum Shift.

Entry is free, but all participants must register by 12pm on the day of the tournament. You are welcome to bring your own Arcade Sticks.

The MCM Expo takes place at Excel London from Friday the 28 th to Sunday the 30 th of October.

BlazBlue Continuum Shift 2 will be available for Nintendo 3DS® and Playstation Portable®  on the 4 th of November 2011.

“We are happy to be providing a first look of BlazBlue Continuum Shift 2 on the 3DS at MCM Expo this October, as it will allow our fans the opportunity to try the game before they buy it on the release day of 4 th of November”, says Abid Gangat (Key Account & Trade Marketing Manager for PQube)

Arcana Heart 3 is out now for both Playstation 3 and Xbox 360

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 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.

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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