Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax confirmed for western PS Vita, PS3 release

Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax logoSega’s popular Japanese crossover fighter, Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax, is officially headed to North American and European PS3s and PS Vitas this summer.

What makes Dengeki Bunko so special? Well, it’s a gorgeous 2D fighting game with a roster primarily made up of characters from the popular Dengeki Bunko-published novels. That alone will probably ensure that fans of the original property will check it out once it hits the PS Store this summer.

Peruse some of the new Fighting Climax media below.

Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax screens:

Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax Announcement Trailer:
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Check out  the announcement from Sega.

SEGA of America, Inc. and SEGA Europe, Ltd. today announced a partnership with Japanese video game developers Ecole and French Bread to bring Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax to the West for PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and PlayStation Vita handheld entertainment system in 2015. Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax is a 2D crossover fighting game featuring popular characters from Japanese novels published under the Dengeki Bunko label.

The Dengeki Bunko collection boasts a vast array of beloved characters who lend themselves flawlessly to this highly balanced, easy-to-learn, high-action 2D fighting game.  In Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax players attack, guard, and take damage in order to build their Climax Meter, allowing them to execute moves which recreate highlight scenes from the original novels, even adding specially arranged animations for characters who do not fight in the original works. The game includes characters from numerous Dengeki Bunko works alongside several fan-favorite SEGA characters brought together in SEGA-themed environments.

“With controls skillfully adapted to fit each playable character, Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax is simultaneously easy to learn and a challenge to master. We are excited to work with Ecole and French Bread to bring this beautiful high-action game to the West,” said John Cheng, President and COO, SEGA of America.

Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax is slated for release on PlayStation 3 system, PlayStation Vita system and via digital download on PlayStation Network in summer 2015. For more information about the game, please visit www.sega.com.