Newcomer PQube has picked up the European rights to superb PS3 and Xbox 360 fighting game BlazBlue, and plans a launch here during Q1 2010.

Plus, to compensate for the six-month-plus wait, the PAL version will feature additional content. This includes a character strategy guide and soundtrack as well as new characters and moves.

English, German, French, Italian and Spanish languages will be catered for.

BlazBlue, made by Arc Systems, is a new face on the 2D fighting scene. "I can think of only a few instances where a new fighting game has broken onto the genre as such a strong contender," said Eurogamer reviewer Matt Edwards before smacking a 9/10 on the bottom. Ingest the rest of his words for a full and filling analysis.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.

Jump to comments (20)

About the author

Robert Purchese

Robert Purchese

Senior Staff Writer

Bertie is senior staff writer and Eurogamer's Poland-and-dragons correspondent. He's part of the furniture here, a friendly chair, and reports on all kinds of things, the stranger the better.

More articles by Robert Purchese