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  1. Zero Frame Whiplash: Throws in Guilty Gear

    So Xrd has been out for a little under a month now, and it seems like a lot of new people are interested in Guilty Gear because of it, which is awesome! I’ve recently started to hear more and more that new players are having trouble with a few key things, so to help with that, I’ve decided to write about a very important topic: Throws!

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  2. Under Night In-Birth Exe: Late [ST] - Patch Notes & Rebalance Changes

    Hungry for information for the recent UNIEST loketest which took place May 22nd -24th, 2015 in Japan?

    Dustloop community members have been hard at work scouring twitter, other forums and community outlets for the information your looking for! A big shout-out goes to DL community member RurouniLoneWolf for compiling all of this information for us over on the Under Night In-Birth forums here on this site.

    Hit the jump for a breakdown of the rebalance and update, and see for your self if your character is getting a much needed boost, or unfortunate nerf!

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  3. Applications of XRD’ Mechanics V2.0

    Let's talk about XRD Mechanics -Update-

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  4. GunFrame - Xrd Frame Data App for Android - on Google Play & Amazon App Store

    Looking to take your Guilty Gear Xrd frame data on the go? Don't want to sift through a clumsy mobile web browser to access the Japanese & Dustloop Xrd wikis on your mobile phone or tablet?

    Well then, Community Member AnBi2199 (Twitter: @AnBi2199) has developed a mobile app for Android Platforms deftly named: GunFrame.

    All that you need to know is contained after the jump, including a recent update which has added Leo Whitefang to the roster. It should be noted that as of this writing there are no immediate plans to develop the application for iOS platforms. iOS users can only hope that changes with a bit more exposure, including community input and assistance.

    Check out the jump for preview screenshots of the app, as well as a few developer's notes.

    -Mynus

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  5. Blazblue Chrono Phantasma ver 2.0 Change List Videos

    The folks over at Famitsu have partnered with Arc System Works to bring you parts 1-3 of a video highlight series demonstrating the character changes in BBCP 2.0 for:

    1 - [Ragna, Jin, Noel, Rachel, Tao]

    2 - [Tager, Litchi, Arakune, Bang] and

    3 - [Carl, Hakumen, Tsubaki, Hazama]. Check out all of the vids after the jump.

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  6. Xrd REVELATOR New Character Revealed! 1st Loke Test This Weekend.

    While it's not the Bridget everyone wanted, it's the new character you've received!

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  7. Nesica x Live Arrives at Round 1 (UPDATED)

    One of the struggles with the AFGC scenes outside of Japan is that due to the focus on arcade releases, other scenes often do not get access to a game until months, if not almost a year after arcade release.

    However, Round 1 Arcade, a large arcade franchise in the United States, has announced that they have Nesica x Live cabinets at their location in Puente Hills, CA.

     

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  8. Contemporary Battle Planners Explain How to Make Fighting Games: Arc System Works & French-Bread Round Table Discussion

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    Japnese video game news site 4gamer published today and article with a round table discussing fighting games including Mr. Kazuto Sekine aka "Pachi (Blazblue series, Guilty Gear series)," Mr. Ryohei Endo (Guilty Gear 2 Overture, Blazblue Chrono Phantasma), Mysterious Masked Man No.1 (P4U Series), along with Atlas' Masked Man No. 2 (Persona 4 The Ultimax Ultra Suplex Hold), and soft circle French-Bread's Mr. Kamone Serizawa (Under Night In-Birth, Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax).

    The article is provided in English and Japanese, English link below.

    Contemporary Battle Planners Explain How to Make Fighting Games: Arc System Works & French-Bread Round Table Discussion

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  9. GGXrd Weekend Brief: JP 1.10 Loketest, Mr. Biscuits' JP Kamui Battle

    This weekend in the world of Guilty Gear sees the 2nd Loketest of the Xrd 1.10 update going down in Japan. You can find all of the details in the official Arc System Works change list PDF here, if you read Japanese. All new changes in the 2nd loketest are highlighted in red, and reversions have been crossed out. All other changes are carrying over from the 1st loketest. Hit the jump for info on how to find English translations.

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZR7kFMpM1PnzC-na1905Xg

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  10. The Reality of the "One Frame Jump", and Other Jumping Myths

    Let's take a moment to talk about One Frame Jumps.

    The fact is, what most of us understand One Frame Jumps to be simply isn't the case. Actually, a lot of what we know about the first few frames of jumping is wrong! Here I'll attempt to demonstrate how jumping really works, and how it impacts the game.

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  11. Guilty Gear Xrd: REVELATOR Announced!

    Guilty Gear is getting another update!

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  12. Xrd - Alioune With Elphelt Unblockables on Nearly All The Cast

    French player Alioune-sensei is world renown not only for is amazing Street Fighter IV play, but also for his skill and love of Guilty Gear. In Xrd, this is also the case as the lab monster has been hard at work developing unblockable technology for Elphelt, a newcomer to the series and console-exclusive character. Check out this playlist after the break.

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  13. ASW Releasing a Handful of Fighting Games on Steam!

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    Arc System Works is releasing Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-, BlazBlue Chrono Phantasma Extend, Under Night In-Birth EXE:Late, and Melty Blood: Actress Again Current Code on Steam in the West! This is a big step for ASW, as they have been reluctant to release games on PC in the past.

    First up is Xrd -SIGN-, coming on on December 9 for $30 USD. They're even having a special offer where if you buy the game in the first month, they'll throw in all the DLC (characters, colors, system voices) for free.

    http://store.steampowered.com/app/376300

    ASW Announcement: http://arcsystemworksu.com/arc-system-works-releasing-5-titles-on-steam-by-summer-2016/

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  14. Under Night In-Birth: EXE Late Beginner's Workshop

    With the Japanese release of Under Night In-Birth: EXE Late [uNIEL] imminent this evening (7/24/14) in Japan, there is sure to be a flood of interested players descending on various forums, wikis, and match vids looking for information so that they may better learn and understand the system and facets of this new IP.

    Luckily, the players at Japan's Akihabara Leisureland Arcade in Tokyo, Japan have put together an amazing clinic showcasing the intricacies of the title; breaking down various game systems for the beginner as well as delving into some pretty impressive advanced strategies and offensive/defensive option selects. Hit the jump to get more info as well as to check out the videos!

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  15. Guilty Gear Xrd -Revelator- Comes to Arcades August 25, Jam Kuradoberi Confirmed

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    Guilty Gear Xrd -Revelator-'s arcade version has been confirmed for a release on the 25th of August. This follow-up to Xrd -Sign- brings returning character Johnny and newcomer Jack-O' to the playable roster and adds new system mechanics to the game.

    Jam Kuradoberi has also been confirmed to joining the playable cast in a future update to the game.

     

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  16. Xrd -REVELATOR- Location Test 3 Notes and New Elphelt Costume

    GREATFERNMAN has been kindly translating Japanese impressions from the latest location test for Revelator!

    https://www.evernote.com/shard/s296/sh/ad1cf263-2937-41d2-8d7c-2cfa3ac608e9/2b18e05e1641fe3b918a772ebd6ef51d

    His translations from the previous location test are here:

    https://www.evernote.com/shard/s296/sh/49215312-6525-4afd-a803-f35ec7d02a54/88aa6dbd7427cf6ee320df1af50a5125

    Also thanks to some ninjas in Japan, we've also got images of Elphelt's new costume!

    https://twitter.com/XiePlus/status/626651750003425282

    Follow the link for 2 pictures!

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  17. Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- Loketest Recap

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  18. Evolution 2015 Anime Evo Tournament Results and Videos

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    This year was a huge year at Evolution 2015 for anime and airdasher games. Guilty Gear Xrd and Persona 4 Ulimax were present in the line up of main Evo games, Arc System Works hosted the US Arc Revolution Qualifier for both Guilty Gear Xrd 3v3 and Blazblue Chronophantasma Extend 3v3, and a huge community run event known as AnimEvo hosted a multitude of side tournaments ranging from large BBCPE and UNIEL tournaments that quickly capped at 128 players to other games like Arcana Heart 3 Love Max and Vampire Savior. Competition was fierce this year and all games had good showings which included international players from Japan. Overall the event was a huge success, so please send your thanks and support to the crew at AnimEvo.

     

    AnimEvo Website
    AnimEvo Twitter

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  19. Sin Kiske First Look in Guilty Gear Xrd -Sign-

    Good news today for Guilty Gear fans and those looking/speculating to who the next new brawler to grace the game would be ahead of the console release! Gaming new site Famitsu has gone live with a quick preview of the newest fighter in GGXrd; Dizzy and Ky's son Sin Kiske. Hit the jump for more info on Sin's unique play style and some incredibly beautiful images.

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  20. Arc Revolution Cup 2015 Details

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    With Arc Revolution 2015 right around the corner, Arc System Works has posted the brackets for Blazblue Chronophantasma Extend, Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-, Persona 4 Ultimax Ultra Suplex Hold, and Under Night In-Birth Exe Late on their website. The official site is entirely in Japanese, but translations are now also available.

    Check out which teams are competing and be sure to watch them on the official Nico Nico Douga livestream August 15th 10am-9:30pm JST.

    Stream: http://www.arcsystemworks.jp/arc-revo2015/live/

    Schedule: http://www.arcsystemworks.jp/arc-revo2015/timetable/

    Time Zone Converter: http://www.worldtimebuddy.com

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  21. Evo Side Events! Toushinasai Qualifier, Side Tournaments for BBCPE, +R, UNIEL, VS and More!

     

    Heading to Evo this year? Aksys is sponsoring 2 players to go to the Toushinasai 2016 in October in Japan. Toushinasai is a spritual successor the SBO arcade tournaments of old and will be run entirely on arcade hardware (sorry pad players). You can find the rules here, but there's two ways to earn a spot:

    1. Be the highest qualifying player in the Evo Main tournament for XRD-R
    2. Win the qualifying tournament Aksys is hosting at Evo. Rules are on Aksys' website here

    http://www.aksysgames.com/2016/06/21/toushinsai-qualifier-at-evo-updates/

    In addition to that, people (including yours truly) will be hosting side tournaments for BB, +R, UNIEL, VS, Melty Blood, DFCI, and more! You can find more information here:

    https://animevo.moe/

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  22. Arc System Works And Its Fighting Game Legacy, It's All About The Cool

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    Forbes has put up a lengthy article/interview with Daisuke Ishiwatari (Guilty Gear creator) and Toshimichi Mori (Blazblue creator) where they cover a wide variety of topics, from their entry point to the video game development industry to their favourite fighting game among other things. You can access the article clicking on the link below.

     

    Arc System Works And Its Fighting Game Legacy, It's All About The Cool

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  23. Arc Revolution Cup 2015 to be streamed on Nico Nico

    Arc System Works has announced Nico Nico streams for the main and side tournaments at Arc Revo 2015.

    Arc Revo this year features Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- and BlazBlue Chronophantasma Extend as main tournaments. Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Version 2.0 and Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[st] are also featured as side tournaments.

    Main Tournament Stream
    The main stream will run from 10AM to 9:30PM JST.

    Side Tournament Stream
    The side stream will run from 10AM to 5PM JST.

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