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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]


Torrance, Calif.—February 22, 2019—Aksys Games today announced winners of the tournament games of the fourth Anime Ascension, held from February 15 - 17 at the Atrium Hotel in Irvine.


“We want to thank all the competitors and spectators, as well as everyone who tuned into the streams this year,” said Akibo Shieh, founder and CEO of Aksys Games. “It’s fantastic to see all the support from the community. Congratulations to all the winners.”


Main Tournament Winners:

BlazBlue Central Fiction – SKD, New York


BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle – Shinku, Texas


Guilty Gear Xrd REV2 – Hotshi, Florida


Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[st] – squish, Arizona

Side Tournament Winners:

Melty Blood Actress Again Current Code – KFL, Southern California


Million Arthur: Arcana Blood – Aligari, Southern California


Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax Ignition – Delta, Southern California


Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R – DQRF, Southern California


Sailor Moon S – K. Ramos, Missouri

Shieh also announced that Anime Ascension 2020 is expected to take place at the same venue next year over President’s Day weekend from February 14 through 16.


For more information and tournament updates, follow Aksys Games on Twitter and Instagram at @AksysGames.


About Aksys Games

Founded in 2006 in Torrance, California, Aksys Games Localization, Inc. is a visionary video game publisher committed to publishing unique and high-quality interactive content for all current-generation platforms. Its lineup of games includes the critically acclaimed Zero Escape series (Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine DoorsVirtue’s Last Reward, Zero Time Dilemma), Little Dragons Café, as well as the wildly successful BlazBlue, Under Night In-Birth, and Guilty Gear franchises. More information about Aksys Games and its unique products can be found on the company’s website,