West coast’s largest anime-focused fighting game tournament slated for Presidents Day weekend
Aksys Games announced that registration has opened for the fifth Anime Ascension tournament scheduled for February 15th through the 17th, 2020 at the Atrium Hotel in Irvine, California. Featured games include Guilty Gear Xrd REV2, BlazBlue Central Fiction, Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[st], Melty Blood Actress Again and Guilty Gear XX Accent Plus R. Additional titles will be announced soon. An all-new demo of Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r] featuring all characters will also be at the event.
“With the booming interest in anime fighting games, we’re expecting 2020 to be our biggest and most exciting tournament yet,” said Aksys Games founder and CEO Akibo Shieh.
Registration is open now and will run through February 1st. The venue fee is $60 and the registration fee is an additional $10 for main tournament games. For those who just want to come and watch the action, a $10 per day spectator pass will be available on-site. Discounted rooms are available at the Atrium Hotel for tournament participants starting at $119 per night (double occupancy), including parking. Call the Atrium Hotel at 1-800-854-3012 and mention the Anime Ascension tournament.