HERE COME THE GIRLS!

BRISTOL (Wednesday 11 th May 2011) PQube and Zen United, are pleased to announce that at MCM Expo in London this month, Arcana Heart 3, the all-girl  fighter from Examu and Arc System Works will be playable for the first time in Europe.

Taking place at the Excel Center from Friday the 27 th  to Sunday the 29 th May, MCM will see Arcana Heart playable on 360® and PlayStation® 3– letting fans experience first-hand the unique cast of characters and high speed fighting action that’s been winning over critics.

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

·         THE FIRST ALL-GIRL FIGHTING TOURNAMENT! Calling all female anime and 2D fighting fans! Saturday will see a series of tournaments take place before the all-girl final on Sunday.

·         Visit the Arcana Heart 3 booth at 10am, 12noon, 2pm and 4pm on Saturday for your chance to be MCM’s Arcana Heart 3 Champion!

·         COSPLAY CLASH! Attending MCM in Cosplay? Join us on Saturday for a massive Cosplayer’s tournament with the chance to win exclusive prizes!

·         Mini-tournaments throughout the weekend for the chance to win Arcana Heart merchandise!

·         Visit the booth for the chance to purchase exclusive merchandise for Arcana Heart 3, Guilty Gear and BlazBlue!

·         Guilty Gear Accent Core Plus and Gladiator Begins playable on the show floor.

·         Come and join us for some casual play sessions on your favourite Arc System Works 2D fighter!

‘We are really excited to be exhibiting Arcana Heart 3’ says Abid Gangat, Key Account and Trade Marketing Manager at PQube.‘It’s a fantastic game, and uniquely exciting in that ALL the characters are female. We hope that this title won’t just appeal to our male fighting audience, but also to female fans and fans of anime in general. Over the last few months, at events, and through our online sites, many of our fans have asked us to release Arcana Heart 3– we are pleased to be able to do this for them this Summer.’

The MCM Expo takes place at Excel London from Friday the 27 th to Sunday the 29 th of May

Arcana Heart 3 will be available for Xbox 360® and PlayStation® 3 on the 30 th June 2011.

For further inquires about Arcana Heart 3 please contact:

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 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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