Arc System Works at EVO 2017! Full Breakdown!

Arc System Works x Aksys Games Take On the Evolution Championship Series 2017



Schedule and Activities


Join Arc System Works and Aksys Games at our booth at EVO 2017! Booth #115 A and #115B! We’ll be broadcasting live in both English and Japanese, demoing our latest games, selling exclusive merchandise, and hosting signings from Toshimichi Mori and Daisuke Ishiwatari!

Attendees who purchase merch at the booth or are officially entered in the “BLAZBLUE: CENTRAL FICTION” or “GUILTY GEAR Xrd: REV 2” official “EVO 2017” tournaments will receive an “EVO 2017 Arc System Works” Original Tote Bag!


See below for the schedule of festivities and we hope to catch you this weekend in Las Vegas!


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Live “Akunama” Program to Be Held in Las Vegas!


Our official live program “Akunama” will advance into the international world! We will perform a live broadcast from Las Vegas, for everyone to enjoy. Of course, luxurious guests will be on hand to mark this wonderful occasion! Do not miss it, as we will broadcast it so that everyone can enjoy the match events and the atmosphere of the EVO event!


Broadcast Channels Aksys Games Official Twitch Channel (English Stream)
Arc System Works Official Twitch Channel (Japanese Stream)
Scheduled Broadcast Time Friday, July 14th 2017 and Saturday, July 15th

10:00am to 6:00pm PST

Appearances Minoru Kidooka, Toshimichi Mori, Daisuke Ishiwatari, Takeshi Yamanaka, Kazuto Sekine, Akira Katano, Riku Ozawa

※ On the official Twitch channel of Aksys Games, we also do English broadcasting.

※ The broadcast will be free to view.

※ The Japanese time is Saturday, July 15th 03: 00 ~ 11: 00, Sunday 16th (Sun) 03: 00 ~ 11: 00.

Guest Stars Schedule
12:30pm PST on Friday, July 14th Kamone Serizawa (French Bread)
2:00pm PST on Friday, July 14th Ryo Nishitani (Arica Corporation)
4:00pm PST on Friday, July 14th Yasuyuki Oda (SNK Corporation)

Yuji Watanabe (SNK Corporation)

10:00am PST on Saturday, July 15th Kana Ueda (Rachel Alucard’s voice actress)
12:30pm PST on Saturday, July 15th Tomoko Hiroki

(Bandai Namco Entertainment Co., Ltd.)

1:00pm PST on Saturday, July 15th Katsuhiro Harada

(Bandai Namco Entertainment Co., Ltd.)

3:30pm PST on Saturday, July 15th Nobuki Kadoi (Square Enix Co., Ltd.)

※ Times are subject to change.

※ All times are local time (PST).

※ We will deliver up-to-date information from “EVO 2017” as well!

Demo Station Explosion!


We will have a veritable arcade’s worth of demo stations showing off all of these excellent games! Test your skill against other EVO attendee, or try out one of our games for the first time! Fighting game fans of all skill levels are welcome.




CHAOS CODE: New Sign of Catastrophe

Skull Girls: 2nd Encore

River City Melee: Battle Royal Special

* All playable on PlayStation® 4.

Toshimichi Mori & Daisuke Ishiwatari Autograph Session!

We will hold an autograph signing session of both the BlazBlue series producer Toshimichi Mori and General Director of Guilty Gear series Daisuke Ishiwatari. This will be held at the Arc System Works and Aksys Games joint company booth! (Booth # 115A & B)

The Toshimichi Mori autograph session  will be held from 1:00pm PST until 3:00pm PST on Friday, July 14th, and the Daisuke Ishiwatari autograph session will be held from 10:00am PST until 12:00pm PST on Saturday, July 15th.

The signature guidelines are: One autograph per person.  So please bring your favorite BlazBlue or Guilty Gear items and come join us! Depending on fan demand, the lines may be cut off at a certain point or time, so please arrive promptly to secure your spot!

EVO 2017 Merchandise Breakdown!

This year we decided to show up to “EVO 2017” in style, bringing with us original goods and EVO 2017 exclusive merchandise! Joining our brand new exclusive items are several of our more popular items, making their much requested return!


Guilty Gear Xrd: REV 2 T-shirt

■ $25

BlazBlue: CentralFiction T-shirt

■ $25

BlazBlue / Guilty Gear T-shirt

■ $25


■ $20

GUILTY GEAR Xrd polo shirt (resale)

■ $35

Supporting Thunder Stick

■ $5

※ 1 free when you spend over $20!

BlazBlue / Guilty Gear Towel

■ $20

BlazBlue / Guilty Gear Acrylic Keychains (10 each)

■ $8

※ $15 when you buy two sets


■ $15


■ $15

BlazBlue: CentralFiction Folding Fan “Evil”

■ $25

Guilty Gear Xrd: REV 2 Folding fan “Tenchijin”

■ $25

“Amane” Bishop fan

■ $25


“EVO 2017 Arc System Works Original Tote Bag”

※ One per person.

Free to participants in our BlazBlue: CentralFiction and Guilty Gear Xrd: REV 2 tournaments. Please present your player registration card at reception.

For regular attendees, we will give one tote bag with a purchase of $20 or more of merchandise.


“Evolution Championship Series” Official website

Home “GUILTY GEAR Xrd REV 2” official website

Home “BLAZBLUE CENTRALFICTION” official website