Aksys Games Announces Blazblue Location Test at EVO2008


Here comes your next challenger!

Torrance, CA (July 22, 2008) - On behalf of Arc System Works, Aksys Games, a
leading publisher of interactive entertainment products, is pleased to announce
the next stop of our Location Test Tour for BLAZBLUE (Arcade version) in America!
Aksys Games will be working with the biggest fighting game tournament in America,
to host our next stop. The location test will last for all three days at EVO2008,
at the Tropicana Casino and Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada!

“ We are very excited and proud to bring Arc System Works exciting next title,
BLAZBLUE, to the hardcore fighting game enthusiasts event, EVO2008, “ said Akibo
Shieh, president of Aksys Games. “We want to support the fighting game community
that's been supporting our titles, so doing our next location test at EVO2008
makes perfect sense. “

“We are thrilled to be a location test for the next big arcade hit, BLAZBLUE.
Arc System Works is dedicated to quality when they want to get feedback on a
yet-to-be-released game,” said Joey Cuellar, Event Coordinator. “EVO2008 is the
perfect spot for hardcore gamers to play and give instantaneous feedback. We
look forward to seeing you all in Las Vegas!”

2nd Location Test WHAT: BLAZBLUE Location Test WHEN: August 8 - August
9 10 AM - 5 PM WHERE: Evolution 2008 Tropicana Casino and Resort
South Pacific Hall
About EVO2008
The EVO Championship Series represents the largest and longest-running fighting
game tournaments in the world. EVO events bring together the best of the best
from around the world in a dazzling exhibition of skill and fun, as players and
fans gather to honor the competitive spirit in an open format and determine a

BLAZBLUE, developed by Arc System Works, combines the high tension elements of
past Arc System Works fighters with highly detailed 2D/3D high-definition gaming
graphics. Powered by the Taito Type-X2 Arcade board, be the first to play BLAZBLUE
before it hits the Japanese arcade markets this Winter 2008!

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