Blade Arcus from Shining arcade fighter announced
posted on 02.13.14 at 10:58 PM EDT by (@salromano)
A fighting game based on Sega's Shining RPG series.

Blade Arcus form Shining

Sega announced Blade Arcus from Shining, an arcade fighting game based on the Shining RPG series, at the Japan Amusement Expo in Chiba today.

Confirmed characters include Shining Blade‘s Rage and Sakuya, and new faces Won Pairon and Ryuga, designed by Shining series character designer Tony Taka.

Blade Arcus from Shining will begin operation this summer in Japan. Watch the debut trailer below. View first screenshots at the gallery.

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  • Leon_Tekashi

    A fighting game related to the Shining series eh? Talk about a change of pace.

    • TetsuyaHikari

      I’m sure people said the same about Persona.

      • karmacoma

        And Sengoku Basara.

        • TetsuyaHikari

          Both of which were handled by Arc System Works too, lol.

          • karmacoma

            Hah, yeah, I was thinking that while I replied to you.
            Funny in Basara’s case since Capcom usually makes their own fighters, but whatever. ;p

  • Elvick

    Happy surprise.

  • Luna Kazemaru

    that looks so bad just saying lol.

    • M’iau M’iaut

      Won’t all these characters have an issue with forgetting their moves?

  • icecoffemix

    No platform announcement? Or is it for arcade?

    • Sal Romano

      “an arcade fighting game” =P

      • icecoffemix


  • gangrelion

    Oh Yeah! It looks awful! Can we get a new RPG instead?

  • snickerdoodle22

    What are the chances of Shining Force characters making it in?

  • Eclipse

    Wow, this actually looks pretty awesome.

    I really hope they add Hayane.

  • Budgiecat

    more delicious stale dry bread please

    • icecoffemix

      Go home Rick, you’re drunk.

  • icup ✔️

    arcsys is behind this, i’m calling it.

    you could tell by the ice animation looks exactly like jin’s ice. not to mention a lot of the movements look fluid and my best guesses would be arcsys or french bread (they both do 2 layers background) but considering french bread is small and still busy with their own game…. arcsys it is.

    • Eder García

      it looks like french bread to me

      • icup ✔️

        only difference is french bread are still hand drawing their sprites, these look cel shaded like the new ggxrd.


    console please…

  • Eder García

    looks like the fighting game genre is not going everywhere despite “the death of Mahvel”

  • shogunknight

    Animations look good, wanna see more

  • LordKaiser

    It looks too good for it to be a “Soft cliché anime style” as someone said.

  • João Ribeiro

    Totally what I wanted! Not a new RPG, no…