Registration Opens for Anime Ascension 2020

West coast's largest anime-focused fighting game tournament slated for Presidents Day weekend

Torrance, Calif.—December 11, 2019—
Aksys Games announced that registration has opened for the fifth Anime Ascension tournament scheduled for February 15th through the 17th, 2020 at the Atrium Hotel in Irvine, California. Featured games include Guilty Gear Xrd REV2, BlazBlue Central Fiction, Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[st], Melty Blood Actress Again and Guilty Gear XX Accent Plus R. Additional titles will be announced soon. An all-new demo of Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r] featuring all characters will also be at the event.

“With the booming interest in anime fighting games, we're expecting 2020 to be our biggest and most exciting tournament yet,” said Aksys Games founder and CEO Akibo Shieh.

Registration is open now and will run through February 1st. The venue fee is $60 and the registration fee is an additional $10 for main tournament games. For those who just want to come and watch the action, a $10 per day spectator pass will be available on-site. Discounted rooms are available at the Atrium Hotel for tournament participants starting at $119 per night (double occupancy), including parking. Call the Atrium Hotel at 1-800-854-3012 and mention the Anime Ascension tournament.

For more information visit the official home page at:, and follow Aksys Games on Twitter and Instagram at @AksysGames for updates on 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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