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|OT| UNDER NIGHT IN-BIRTH Exe-Late[cl-r] |OT| The resurgence of anime fighting games

Northeastmonk

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UNDER NIGHT IN-BIRTH Exe-Late[cl-r]

Developer
: French-Bread, Ecole Software

Publisher: Arc Systems Works

Release Date: February 20, 2020 (Switch and PS4)
The smaller development team over at French-Bread have been working hard on honing their fighting game craft for essentially two decades at this point with their latest releases finally bringing their name into more of the spotlight.

After being first revealed during EVO 2019, Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r] is now available to purchase / download for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch users though previous owners of the series can still take part depending on where they own it.

Current UNIST owners on PS4 should simply be able to update their games for free to UNICLR's features including character rebalancing plus new moves.

Additional DLC packs can be purchased to make UNIST content parity with UNICLR by offering Londrekia as a standalone fighter, additional colors, and a new round call though they can also be bundled all together.

Londrekia as a standalone fighter is priced at $8.99 USD while the full upgrade package for UNICLR on PS4 will set you back $19.99 to receive everything including the color options and round call voice.

PS3 or Vita owners (at least in Japan) also have the option to upgrade to the PS4 version of UNICLR for a discounted price of 2,000 yen ($18).


Those looking to buy the game fresh or on Switch will need to shell out $40 to get the full Under Night In Birth package.

Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r] brings the playable roster of the EVO mainstsage title up to 21 characters with the developers claiming they've made over 1,000 balance adjustments for the updated title.

https://www.eventhubs.com/news/2020/feb/20/under-night-birth-exelatecl-r-now-available/








Still on the fence?

If you’ve ever enjoyed Melty Blood, Guilty Gear, BlazBlue, or any type of anime 2D fighter then you’re in for a treat. Lots and lots of menus and tutorials. The back of the box boasts over 10,000 frames of animation. It has a lot of cool looking characters, music, and combos. Only $40 if you’ve never owned a game in the franchise.
 
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DunDunDunpachi

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I already own [st] for PS4 but I highly recommend jumping in. Very aggressive combat. Running grabs. Half-screen and full-screen normals. It's a wild ride. I had fun playing through with every character which is a rarity for me. I think the controls and the underlying systems are just so finely tuned that I can't help but enjoy it.
 

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not interested, I'll wait for
"Under Night In-Birth EX Late [crtl+shift+esc] Dash X FFR 6.9 Extreme [3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399375105820974944592307816406286208998628034825342117067982148086513282306647] + Alpha / Turbo"
 
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DunDunDunpachi

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not interested, I'll wait for
"Under Night In-Birth EX Late [crtl+shift+esc] Dash X FFR 6.9 Extreme [3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399375105820974944592307816406286208998628034825342117067982148086513282306647] + Alpha / Turbo"
lol Kingdom Hearts and UNIEL goin' at it for longest, most-incoherent videogame title of all time.
 

Tomeru

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Wtf is up with anime names? Its gone extra super ex downhill in the last 10 years, only to hit mega redepth out of god realm rock bottom. Do they even try?
 

DunDunDunpachi

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EVO Japan had this as one of the headliners and the matches were great. The only repeat character in the Top 8 was Mika


I love the GRD gauge (worth learning about how it works, new players) because it provides something extra to fight over. Vorpal mode is OP. :messenger_weary: :messenger_ok:
 

Pejo

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Wtf is up with anime names? Its gone extra super ex downhill in the last 10 years, only to hit mega redepth out of god realm rock bottom. Do they even try?
It's actually a common tactic used to get better cabinet location in Japanese arcades. Not a lot of people know about it, but there's a generally accepted practice in the industry that the longer titled names have to go near the front of the arcade to allow for more time to view/read the title while walking by, which ties into how much money they bring in or something. They call it "Hirobo Tsuhime" or "Words of the Princess" because it was similar how they used to have shrine maidens line up to woo men based on their titles (longer being better and would be put near the front).

Anyway, you can learn more about it here.
 

Tomeru

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It's actually a common tactic used to get better cabinet location in Japanese arcades. Not a lot of people know about it, but there's a generally accepted practice in the industry that the longer titled names have to go near the front of the arcade to allow for more time to view/read the title while walking by, which ties into how much money they bring in or something. They call it "Hirobo Tsuhime" or "Words of the Princess" because it was similar how they used to have shrine maidens line up to woo men based on their titles (longer being better and would be put near the front).

Anyway, you can learn more about it here.

Oh snap. TIL again that japanese customer service is insane.

That doesn't explain some of the tv anime and manga names though haha.
 

Nymphae

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I wanted to jump in last year when it was included in Evo, but I knew the upgrade was coming so I didn't. But now I want to wait for a sale, just preordered Granblue and Doom, I think I can wait a bit. Looks really good though and the training materials look really comprehensive which is always nice to see.
 

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I might get this, I don't know Blazeblu put me off, yeah I said it.... i don't know something about Blazeblu didn't gel so much with me

I liked guilty gear,