May 20, 2013

Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- Announced - The Return Of A Dormant Franchise

Following a long wait since the universally reviled 2009 title Guilty Gear 2: Overture, which broke the cardinal rule of well..Not being a fighting game, Arc System Works is finally working on a proper followup the franchise that garnered them international acclaim in the fighting game community.

Following the merger of Sammy and Sega back in the day, Arc System Works temporarily lost the rights to their own IP as the result of a screwup in the acquisition, but following some lengthy legal battles, the company reacquired the rights to Guilty Gear in mid 2011.

This amazing new trailer for Guilty Gear Xrd -Sign- offers us a look at the series' main protagonists, Sol Badguy and Ky Kiske duking it out in a gorgeous new graphics engine powered by Unreal. This newest installment offers a perfect marriage of 2D and 3D like we've never seen, using some new cel shading techniques pioneered in the anime industry. As a fan of the series, it looks like we're finally getting a proper followup. About time!

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