With Sega revealing earlier this year that the highly anticipated two-dimensional fighting game Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax will be releasing in North America and Europe on PlayStation 3 and PS Vita this year, the release date has been revealed. The game is scheduled to be released on October 6 with a “Limited Launch Edition” which will include a soundtrack CD with game music from composers like Teruhiko Nakagawa (Shinobi), Naofumi Hataya (NiGHTS into Dreams…), Kenichi Tokoi (Sonic and the Secret Rings), Jun Senoue (Sonic Adventure series, Sonic Heroes, Sonic Generations), and others, and will only be available with retail pre-orders and a limited number of launch copies.
Here’s the announcement trailer which was released earlier this year:
Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax will be available on PlayStation 3 ($39.99) and PS Vita ($29.99) both digitally and at retail stores.
Here’s a first look at the limited launch edition:
Here’s the Japanese promotional video which features gameplay and more:
Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax is the ultimate classical anime arcade style fighting game that uses a partner assist system. A gorgeous 2D game featuring all your favorite characters, including Asuna and Kirito from Sword Art Online, Mikoto fromToaru Kagaku no Railgun, Shana from Shakugan no Shana, Shizuo from Durarara!!, Taiga Asuka from Toradora!, Tomoka from Ro-Kyu-Bu!, Kuroyukihime from Accel World, Kirino from Oreimo and more! There are 14 playable characters, along with 23 “assist characters” (like Leafa from Sword Art Online, Alicia from Valkyria Chronicles, and Kuroneko from Oreimo.) The game supports an original story campaign made called Dream Duel Story, plus online multiplayer mode, and save game functionality across PS3 and PSVita are supported.
Source: Sega’s blog