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Anime Ascension 2019 Reveals Lineup

Torrance, Calif.—January 15, 2019—Aksys Games today unveiled the roster of games planned for the fourth Anime Ascension, running from February 15 through February 17 at the Atrium Hotel in Irvine, Calif. Featured games at the west coast’s largest anime-focused fighting game tournament will include Guilty Gear Xrd REV2, BlazBlue Central Fiction, Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[st], and BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle.

Side games include Melty Blood Actress Again Current Code, Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R, Sailor Moon S, Million Arthur: Arcana Blood, and Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax Ignition. Aksys Games will again add $6,000 bonus prize money to the pool, $2,000 each for Guilty Gear Xrd REV2, BlazBlue Central Fiction, and Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[st].

Registration runs through February 1st, so time is ticking! The venue fee is $55 with a $10 registration fee for each of the main games in addition to the venue fee. Spectator passes are available for $10 per day and include access to side games. Applications form for the Artist Alley will be available this week as well, and booths are free of charge.

The Atrium Hotel is offering discounted rooms for tournament participants. Call the Hotel at 1-800-854-3012 and mention Anime Ascension for current rates, good Thursday night through Sunday night!

For more information visit the official home page at: To register for the tournament:

About Aksys Games

Founded in 2006 in Torrance, California, Aksys Games Localization, Inc. is a visionary video game publisher committed to publishing unique and high-quality interactive content for all current-generation platforms. Its lineup of games includes the critically acclaimed Zero Escape series (Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors, Virtue’s Last Reward, Zero Time Dilemma), Little Dragons Café, as well as the wildly successful BlazBlue, Under Night In-Birth, and Guilty Gear franchises. More information about Aksys Games and its unique products can be found on the company’s website,

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