Today Community Manager Peter Bartholow
at Reverge Labs has announced that Skullgirls will be hitting PSN on April 10th alongside sharing a video trailer complete with full demo details below!
To quote: Now that I'm finally able to answer the two questions everyone's been asking, the PlayStation.Blog has graciously allowed me to address you again. Without further ado...
Skullgirls will (finally) be released in North America on PSN on April 10th for $14.99, with a European release in the following weeks. While that sinks in, check out the trailer for our eighth playable character, the disturbing Double.
Ready? Good. Now, just think about it...
A fully-featured fighting game... With endless hours of online, genre-refining gameplay by a tournament champ... With an amazing cast of characters, realized with stunning and smooth high-resolution 2D animation... For $14.99.
Of course, for any lingering skeptics and fence-sitters, we've prepared a great trial version to highlight Skullgirls' real, honest fighting.
The trial version features:
• Two Characters, Filia and Cerebella
• An abbreviated Arcade Mode, with three AI battles
• Local versus play, limited to duo teams
• Four tutorials
• Practice Room
All in all, the trial should let you get a feel for Skullgirls' fundamentals, experience the power and gameplay depth of two characters and get a taste of the single player content, all while leaving you wanting more.
You may want to pick the game up soon and start practicing, though, because Autumn Games will be sponsoring a number of tournaments throughout the spring and summer. The winners of each tournament will get a gorgeous, one-of-a-kind http://www.foehammershop.com/ custom Skullgirls fight stick like the one below.
Each stick is unique, and you can see more pictures of these amazing sticks on our http://www.flickr.com/photos/revergelabs/collections/72157629739822583/ page.
So far, we've announced four tournaments:
Texas Showdown Championships : Houston - April 6-8
PowerUp : Cincinnati - April 13-15
Stunfest : Rennes, France - April 13-15
ESC - The Elite Series at Wizard World Toronto Comicon : Toronto - April 14-15
Many more will be added in the coming weeks, so check out our website to see if there will be a http://skullgirls.com/2012/04/skullgirls-tournaments/ near you!
Thanks for reading, and we can't wait to fight you online next week!
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