Thanks to BlazBlue, I want to check out Battle Fantasia

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.
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Posted by JJOR64
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.
Posted by Agnogenic_delete
Here is a list of all carriers. It is new at newegg for 30.
Posted by JJOR64
@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.
Posted by GunstarRed

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.

Edited by JJOR64
@marioncobretti: I figured that the online for this game would probably be dead.  :-P
Posted by VWGTI
Tag

I want to watch this when I get home from work.
Posted by JJOR64

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

Posted by LinksOcarina

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.

Posted by jakob187

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.

Posted by NickM

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.

Posted by jakob187

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.

Posted by JJOR64
@jakob187: It's a solid game.  To bad absolutely no one plays the game online.  :(