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People have been talking about on dustloop.com and shoryuken.com…

Hints have been dropped here and there…

We loved their past and current works, so we had to get Triumvir involved with our BlazBlue project. So after much talking, playing games, and eating chinese food, the dream becomes reality…

Triumvir X BlazBlue is upon us! We at Aksys Games can’t be anymore excited than the day we saw BlazBlue running on our arcade boards. So throughout spring, check back here and Triumvir’s website for updates on their latest ISH and get ready to be in BlazBlue heaven…

Full PR after the jump.


Triumvir X BlazBlue Project

BlazBlue Fashion Just Got Real…

Torrance, CA (March 27th, 2009) – Aksys Games, a leading publisher of interactive entertainment products, is excited to announce the partnership of Triumvir and Aksys Games on an extraordinary project. Soon, fans of BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger can look forward to an invigorating new clothing line sporting their favorite characters from unique, independent streetwear brand Triumvir.

“With Triumvir’s expansive knowledge of the fashion industry, it only makes sense for Aksys Games to collaborate with them and on the next step in the evolution of the BlazBlue brand,” states Akibo Shieh, President, Aksys Games. “Fans of BlazBlue might think they’ve seen it all, but they haven’t had a look at what Triumvir has planned.”

“It was only natural for Triumvir to jump at the chance to collaborate with Aksys Games on the BlazBlue project. Just having any linkage to the developers (Arc System Works) of the Guilty Gear series is an honor and an accomplishment, not only for Triumvir, but for myself as well…” states Brandon Cheng, Creative Director, Triumvir.

About Blazblue
Developed by Arc System Works, creators of the popular Guilty Gear franchise, BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger combines the high-tension elements of past Arc System Works fighters with detailed 2D/3D high-definition graphics. Be a part of gaming history when the first high-definition 2D fighter arrives this Summer 2009.

About Triumvir
Heavily influenced by history, culture, and the derivatives of contemporary fashions, many of the ideals and legacies set forth by the Roman Empire, among others, have served as direct inspiration for Triumvir. Like the brands founders, Triumvir strives to demonstrate a lifelong dedication to the lasting impressions left by the classics, with dreams to one day join them.

About Aksys Games
Based in Torrance, California, Aksys Games is a leading video game publisher with extensive knowledge of localization. Lead by Akibo Shieh and a group of talented professionals, Aksys Games is renowned for its collaborative work with Namco Bandai, XSEED, Atlus USA, Sonic Games, Gaijin Games, and Arc System Works. The Aksys Games portfolio includes popular work on the DIGIMON® series, the Naruto™ series, and the Jake Hunter series. The company is also responsible for bringing one of the leading fighting game franchises in the world, Guilty Gear, to the United States, and will soon be releasing the much-anticipated fighting game BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger.