Missing its planned Summer 2015 release window by a couple weeks, Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax is coming to the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita on October 6 in North America, South America, and Europe, Sega announced today.
Available as a digital-only title in Europe, Dengeki Bunko will be available through retail and digital in North America and South America. Priced at $39.99 on PS3 and $29.99 on PS Vita, each retail launch copy includes a special Bonus Edition Soundtrack CD:
The songs on the CD are inspired by classic SEGA titles, with contributions by notable SEGA composers such as Teruhiko Nakagawa (Shinobi), Naofumi Hataya (NiGHTS into Dreams…), Kenichi Tokoi (Sonic and the Secret Rings), Jun Senoue (Sonic Adventure series, Sonic Heroes, Sonic and the Black Knight), and others. The soundtrack will be only available for pre-orders and a limited quantity of launch edition retail games.
A 2D crossover fighting game featuring characters from Japanese novels published under the Dengeki Bunko label, Sega talked about Fighting Climax:
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.
To learn more about Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax, be sure to check out our import review of the PS Vita version.