Thanks to BlazBlue, I want to check out Battle Fantasia

Posted by JJOR64 (18790 posts) -
Japanese box art of the game.
I have been playing BlazBlue and loving it since I got it on the 4th of July.  When I first open the game case and looked at the maunel, I seen an ad for Battle Fantasia on the back of it.   Battle Fantasia is a game made by the same creators as BlazBlue and Guilty Gear and is only on Xbox 360 (in America only).  Now after playing BlazBlue, I really want to check out Arc System Works' other game.  The game looks like a fun, easy to pick up fighter.  I really find the RPGness of the game to be really interesting.  Also, I want to pick this up because fighting games have been really fun lately for me.  Now before I can play Battle Fantasia, I need to find some where to buy it.  First I hit up Gamestop.com and seen that it's still $40 new.  I really don't want to spend that much on it.  Next I went to eBay, and that was a big mistake.  I seen a bunch of copies for $50+.  I guess that the game might be rare and people want it because of BlazBlue so, I might have to pay that $40 for it at Gamestop unless I can find a cheap copy of it somewhere else.  I guess I will be going on a never ending quest to save my....... I mean find a cheap copy of this game.  On a side note, Jeff did a Quick Look for this game way back in September.

  


P.S.  Why is the Arc System Works page so crappy?  Someone should really make it better.

EDIT:  I finally ordered the game.  I got it from Gamestop.com with some coupons so it only cost me $24.26.
#1 Posted by JJOR64 (18790 posts) -
Japanese box art of the game.
I have been playing BlazBlue and loving it since I got it on the 4th of July.  When I first open the game case and looked at the maunel, I seen an ad for Battle Fantasia on the back of it.   Battle Fantasia is a game made by the same creators as BlazBlue and Guilty Gear and is only on Xbox 360 (in America only).  Now after playing BlazBlue, I really want to check out Arc System Works' other game.  The game looks like a fun, easy to pick up fighter.  I really find the RPGness of the game to be really interesting.  Also, I want to pick this up because fighting games have been really fun lately for me.  Now before I can play Battle Fantasia, I need to find some where to buy it.  First I hit up Gamestop.com and seen that it's still $40 new.  I really don't want to spend that much on it.  Next I went to eBay, and that was a big mistake.  I seen a bunch of copies for $50+.  I guess that the game might be rare and people want it because of BlazBlue so, I might have to pay that $40 for it at Gamestop unless I can find a cheap copy of it somewhere else.  I guess I will be going on a never ending quest to save my....... I mean find a cheap copy of this game.  On a side note, Jeff did a Quick Look for this game way back in September.

  


P.S.  Why is the Arc System Works page so crappy?  Someone should really make it better.

EDIT:  I finally ordered the game.  I got it from Gamestop.com with some coupons so it only cost me $24.26.
#2 Posted by Agnogenic_delete (1034 posts) -
Here is a list of all carriers. It is new at newegg for 30.
#3 Posted by JJOR64 (18790 posts) -
@Agnogenic said:
" Here is a list of all carriers. It is new at newegg for 30. "
Thanks.  I might have to pick it up at Newegg.
#4 Posted by GunstarRed (4745 posts) -

good luck finding anyone playing the game online...it is pretty much DEAD..... but i'd be up for a fight on it with anyone that wants to.

its pretty unbalanced and some characters are obviously waaaaaay too powerful but the game looks gorgeous and runs really, really smoothly.

#5 Edited by JJOR64 (18790 posts) -
@marioncobretti: I figured that the online for this game would probably be dead.  :-P
#6 Posted by VWGTI (1919 posts) -
Tag

I want to watch this when I get home from work.
#7 Posted by JJOR64 (18790 posts) -

Wow, this game is finally getting a release on PS3.  At least PS3 players can finally check it out.

#8 Posted by LinksOcarina (161 posts) -

As a downloadable only too.
 
This might actually jack down the price of a 360 copy, which is like $30 still.
 
Either that, or make it more expensive....online it goes for $40-$80 for the Japanese version of the game on PS3 and 360.

#9 Posted by jakob187 (21514 posts) -

Dood, a 9 minute Quick Look?!  THOSE EXISTED?! 
 
Also, I never did play Battle Fantasia, but mostly because I never cared for Guilty Gear and such.  BlazBlue, however, is right up my alley.  Been playing that.  Frustrating as fuck, but I still enjoy it oddly.

#10 Posted by NickM (1067 posts) -

That game just didn't grow on me and so, I couldn't care for it, even though I consider myself to be a fan of fighting games.

#11 Posted by jakob187 (21514 posts) -

Well, I told my buddy about this game, and so he went and bought it today so we could check it out.  I'll end up playing it after I get off work tonight.

#12 Posted by JJOR64 (18790 posts) -
@jakob187: It's a solid game.  To bad absolutely no one plays the game online.  :(

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