PlayStation 2 Receives New Release: Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus

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PQube has announced the European release of Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus on the PlayStation 2. The game that launched a new style of fighting is back with what has been suggested to be the most complete version ever. The PlayStation Portable (PSP) and Wii versions are scheduled to follow in Q1 2011.

Guilty Gear is the 2D-fighting series developed by Arc System Works, developers of the critically acclaimed BlazBlue series, renowned for its high-resolution graphics, fast, screen filling action and wild heavy metal music inspired characters. Set on a fictional universe where theElectronic Theatre Image main characters, called GEARS, were developed as living, biological weapons, Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus follows the stories of these crazy combatants and dish out more mind-numbing insane combos the series is famous for. There is a ton of new and familiar stuff for fans of the series, which is widely cited as one of the most balanced fighters among its peers.

Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus features a range of all-new moves, including the Force Break, a special move which consumes twenty-five per cent of the Tension Gauge when used and Slashback, a form of parrying with reduced block stun. There are even moves which make opponents stick briefly to walls or slide across the floor of a stage. The return of fan favourites Justice and Kliff Undersn in the cast of twenty-five playable characters including two new characters, A.B.A and Order-Sol who have never been seen outside of Japan. Characters have new moves and an alternate unlockable EX version of each.

The Guilty Gear series contains numerous rock and metal music references, both in the game’s music and in the names of characters and special attacks. Look out for connections to Guns n’ Roses, Queen and Iron Maiden. Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus is now available on PlayStation, with the PSP and Wii editions set to be available in early 2011. Electronic Theatre will keep you updated with all the latest details on the Guilty Gear series, and other titles from Arc System Works.

 

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