Browsing Posts published in December, 2012

In another move that was somewhat anticipated by many people in the community, Arc System Works has announced a new revision for Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R. It will be Ver 1.10 and will be released in arcades in January. A partial list of the changes is available on the official website, and Nikki from Hitconfirm has a translation available here. As expected, Kliff and Zappa have received a number of nerfs. Hope everyone had a nice Christmas! The IKEG Cup in Ikebukuro GIGO is coming up, so here’s hoping it will have […]

Arc System Works has finally announced the release date for the PS3/XBox360 AC+R patch to be in Spring of 2013! As many people in the community anticipated, the +R patch will also add extra features to the netplay that were curiously missing from the original release like real lobbies, match spectate, and continuous search for ranked matches. Unfortunately, the official statement mentions nothing about improving the actual netcode, but here’s hoping that gets included as well. I’ve been keeping the 2012 Videos page up to date recently with all the footage that has been released. […]

2013 will be a landmark year for Arc System Works as it will be their 25th anniversary, as well as the 15th anniversary for the flagship Guilty Gear series and the 5th anniversary for Blazblue. To commemorate this event, ArcSys has announced a large national tournament tentatively titled the Arc Revolution Cup. It will feature the three main ArcSys fighting games currently out: Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R, Blazblue Chrono Phantasma, and Persona 4 The Ultimate in Mayonaka Arena. The exact format hasn’t been announced yet, but qualifiers for the tournament will be […]


After almost a month of delay, the US finally gets its PSN release of Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus! I had already given up waiting last week and gotten the Japanese version for almost double the cost. It was just a few minutes before Yamanaka announced the US release date too! Anyway, if you’re on PSN and you’d like to play me, my PSN ID is sasugapsyblade and I’m in the West Coast of the US. Hope to have some good matches! A user on Dustloop has created a very useful tool to view […]