The latest entry in the BlazBlue franchise, Central Fiction introduces an all-new story and features tons of characters, new and old alike. Demon/cyborg hybrids, vampires, cat people, berserkers, and science experiments run amok are but a fraction of what you can expect to see on the packed fighter roster. Familiar faces return to wreak havoc while new challengers emerge from the sidelines with flashy moves and insane techniques.
Mini Noel Vermillion Nendoroid Figure – Supervised by Toshimichi Mori and forged by the masters at Good Smile. Noel strikes an iconic pose, sure to mesmerize collectors and fans alike!
BlazBlue Song Interlude III Soundtrack – Ten tracks of in-game goodness bound to up your fighting drive!
Sturdy Collectors Box with Physical Copy of the Game
Deluxe Hardcover Art Book – Contains 100 pages of Blazblue art celebrating the history of gaming’s flashiest 2D fighting series!
All 28 characters from BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend return in Central Fiction. This brings the total roster to 35 playable characters. Characters introduced in Central Fiction include:
Hibiki Kohaku (voiced by: Mitsuhiro Ichiki): Kagura’s assistant. He is a member of a clan of assassins and was raised to serve Kagura originally seen as a loyal servant but is actually a disturbed person whose desire is to kill Kagura and become a truly emotionless killer.
Naoto Kurogane (voiced by: Nobunaga Shimazaki): The main protagonist of Bloodedge Experience. He appears in Central Fiction due to Raquel sending him into the current timeline of BlazBlue where he died apparently to save their world.
Nine the Phantom (voiced by: Ayumi Fujimura): One of the Six Heroes and the boss of “Act I: Phantom of Labyrinth”.
Hades Izanami (voiced by: Yukana): One of the main villains of the series. She is the one who commands Terumi and Relius, used Saya as a vessel who is also a living doll forged by Relius and is the manifestation of the girl inside Amaterasu’s “Drive”.
Following the gameplay from BlazBlue Chrono Phantasma Extend, there are additional changes and new mechanics. The changes are the Overdrive activation is now having its duration is shown under the Burst Gauge in the form of a countdown timer (which counts seconds and split-seconds);
The characters’ portrait near the health bar shakes when taking damages; and character’s emblem appears at each character side when the phrase “The Wheel of Fate is Turning” shows when the first Rebel starts.
The new gameplay mechanics are Exceed Accel, a special type of Distortion Drive, which is executed a same input as Overdrive activation by holding it during Overdrive activation, or pressing it, begins with the character performing a specific attack in their move-set, and once it connects the rest of the background shatters away into the Overdrive background effect when the attack is performed.
It dishes large damage, but immediately ends Overdrive; and Active Flow, which acts as the opposite of Negative Penalty status. A character that fights offensively goes into an Active Flow, which boosts damage and recovery of the Burst Gauge. Active Flow also increases the damage of Exceed Accel (for some it may add extra effects and animations).
When a character enters Active Flow, his/her emblem on the health bar becomes purple pink. The purple pink color itself is also shown surrounding the Overdrive Gauge, when a character is close to entering Active Flow.
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