BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Coming to US Consoles

The arcade revision of the original BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger, which was already announced for Japanese consoles, will be getting an official release in the United States.


The game features sweeping game-mechanic and character balance changes, three new characters, and several new game modes. The new modes are:

  • Beginner Mode - "Encourages a wider audience with an easier control scheme."
  • Tutorial Mode - "Allows the novice and pros to practice everything from the basic mechanics unique to BlazBlue."
  • Challenge Mode - "Offers advanced players character-specific combos and missions."
  • Legion Mode - "Defeat the enemy armies positioned at various locations on the map. The ultimate goal is to color the entire map with your color by defeating all the enemy hubs." This mode is also in the recently released PSP version.
BOOM video 4453 BlazBlue: Continuum Shift will be coming to the US on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 this summer from publisher Aksys Games.