Shining Series Heroes Duke It Out In Blade Arcus From Shining

By Spencer . May 8, 2014 . 11:55pm

The RPG heroes and heroines from Sega’s long running Shining series are coming together for a fighting game. Sega is running a Blade Arcus from Shining location test in Japan with six characters.


Rage from Shining Blade

Sakuya from Shining Blade

Xiao-Mei from Shining Hearts

Altina from Shining Blade

plus Ryuga and Pairon Wong who are brand new for the Blade Arcus.

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  • wererat42

    Seeing as none of the Shining games after Shining Tears made it over here, I wouldn’t count on seeing this.

  • landlock

    I know characters from Tears, Wind And Hearts thanks to the anime as well. I most likely play it if we saw it released. That however is very unlikely.

  • RawrWata

    Looks shiny. :’D……….

  • Hiro

    I only bought Blade because the battle system was very similar to Valkyria Chronicles, really nice char designs, glad to see them back in a fighting game (my favorite genre).
    Now, if only the Vita could run UMDs then I could actually finish the game…

  • Most likely going to import this one. I do wish it would shine its way over here though, but who knows lol

    • The only way we are going to get anything not Sonic-related is to have the blue hedgehog make an appearance in them.

  • Landale

    I’d kind of like to see Shining Force’s Max in this. Either the goofy ass Swordsman look or the black or white Hero look from the original or remake would work.

    • Zeik56

      When I was reading the description I was hoping it would be something like that, but it’s just a bunch of Shining games I know nothing about. What a bummer.

      If they added Max I would be 100x more interested. And Zylo, and Bleu, and Domingo, and…man, a Shining Force fighting game could be awesome.

  • drafan5

    Still no Rouen or Duga huh? Just gonna be all the human characters again like Project X Zone?

    Yeah, I’m losing intrest fast

  • Guest

    bloody hell sega is really pushing the fighting genre recently

    • fairysun

      Really ?

  • The animation looks great and it moves nicely too. I’ll def. get it if it comes out on the PS3/4

  • Kornelious

    Oh Shining………How I wish I could’ve played you :,(
    But anyways I really like the recent fighting games that have been releasing, hopefully some of them will get localized :)

  • Raoni Marques

    Give me the werewolves and the centaurs!

  • TiamatNM

    put in Dantares or something then I’d be hype for this

  • Yoshinatsu

    Not even one character from the original series. Great job, Sega.

    • Foryth

      It’s all about the Tony Taka characters nowadays, fanservice and whatnot. Though we can always hope I guess.

  • Slayven19

    Looks very good but hopefully there’s more characters than this and it doesn’t turn out to be 10 like that other anime fighter sega made.

  • Yan Zhao

    I hope the final game will have way more than 6 characters.

    The game runs slower than expected but I hope its speed will increase later. But I like what I see so far, A lot of moves seems unsafe on block and can be punished, so no mindless rushdown like most anime fighters, which I happen to hate.

  • Hikaru Lighthalzen

    more tony taka characters <3

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