XBlaze Code: Embryo Coming Summer 2014

By Chris Dahlberg

Published on Saturday, February 22, 2014

Visual novels are still fairly rare in North America, and I’ve been happy to see more come over in recent years as I love being able to experience the storylines these titles have to offer. Aksys Games has announced they will be bringing Arc System Works’ visual novel XBlaze Code: Embryo over for Playstation Vita and PS3 in the summer. This visual novel is set in the BlazBlue universe. Check out the Japanese intro and additional details below.

February 11, 2014 Torrance, CA – Aksys Games announces today that XBlaze Code: Embryo, a visual novel based in the BlazBlue universe, will be released in North America for the PlayStation®3 entertainment system and PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system this coming summer! Featuring a complex storyline and an innovative path selection system, XBlaze Code: Embryo is a visual novel that weaves a story as compelling and exciting as BlazBlue!

XBlaze Code: Embryo Features

Set 150 years prior to the events in BlazBlue, XBlaze Code: Embryo follows Touya Kagari, a high school student who finds himself embroiled in events beyond his understanding when he’s attacked out of the blue. A girl called Es appears and protects him, but then refuses to leave, claiming her mission is to ensure his safety. Suddenly thrown into a world of magic and the supernatural, Touya will struggle to uncover a hidden truth.

A Compelling Visual Novel – Created for fans of visual novels and BlazBlue alike, XBlaze Code: Embryo features a completely new story based in the BlazBlue universe.

An Innovative New Path System – The unique “TOi” system brings information about your surroundings to your fingertips! Touya’s path will change depending on what you choose to read.

Get Immersed – XBlaze Code: Embryo offers several endings and routes, including a gag one!

XBlaze Code: Embryo has not yet been rated by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board (ESRB). For more information, visit www.esrb.org.

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