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Aksys Games is pleased to announce that Anime Ascension is returning for its fifth triumphant year. The West Coast’s only anime-focused fighting game tournament will run from February 14 through February 16 at Irvine’s Atrium Hotel


Featured games will include:

  • BlazBlue Central Fiction
  • Guilty Gear Xrd REV2
  • Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[st]
  • BlazBlue CrossTag Battle
  • Melty Blood Actress Again
  • Guilty Gear XX Accent Plus R

More games will be announced in the future, so stay tuned for updated info!


Registration is open now and will run through February 1st. The venue fee is $60 and the registration fee is an additional $10 for most of the main games. For those who just want to come and watch the action, there is a spectator fee of $10 per day. Discounted rooms will be available at the Atrium Hotel for tournament participants.


Atrium Hotel
18700 Macarthur Boulevard
Irvine, CA 92612


Rooms start at $119 per night (double occupancy) and include parking. Call the Atrium Hotel at 1-800-854-3012 and mention Anime Ascension. The special rate is good Thursday night through Sunday night.