「Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax」 is a collaboration project from publisher ASCII Media Works and game developer Sega. The upcoming 2D fighting game crossover features a variety of characters including Shana, SAO’s Asuna, Index’s Mikoto Misaka, and Kirino Kousaka from Oreimo. Assists characters like Index’s Touma Kamijou and Oreimo’s Kuroneko are also part of the cast. It is expected to be released for both the arcades and home console. The first official promotional video for the fighter can be viewed after the cut.
According to 4Gamer.net, Examu’s 2D arcade fighting game, Arcana Heart 3, will be receiving a special update via NESiCAxLive this Winter. 「Arcana Heart 3 LOVEMAX!!!!!」 will feature balance changes to the current roster, new character moves, a ranking card system, and a 16:9 aspect ratio display. The arcade will also receive both a training and single-player mode. No word yet regarding a console release for the new update. We’ll keep you posted.
A playable build of French Bread’s (Melty Blood) latest 2D fighter, ｢Under Night In-Birth｣, was on display at the AOU Amusement Expo event held today. The official arcade release is expected to be out in Fall of this year. In the meantime, you can check out the very first footage of the game and how it’s coming along after the cut.