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TYPE-MOON’s Melty Blood Remake Introduces Saber as Playable Character

Melty Blood: Type Lumina 2D is now available, and as you would expect from a TYPE-MOON game, there’s always a Fate twist.

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It is a 2D fighting game based on TYPE-MOON’s Tsukihime games and is part of the Tsukihime Remake series. Initially, it was supposed to be a straight-up remake of the original Melty Blood game, but we all know how TYPE-MOON can get carried away.

The game now is original but still loosely follows the original Tsukihime story. The story takes place ten days before the events of Tsukihime: A piece of blue glass moon.

It has an initial lineup of 14 characters, one of which you might recognize.

Fate/stay night’s Saber/ Artoria Pendragon will be one of the playable characters in TYPE-MOON’s Melty Blood: Type Lumina 2D game.

[Saber] Battle Preview
[Saber] Battle Preview

In the preview/announcement video, we can see Saber fighting Arcueid Brunestud. Her initial moveset looks pretty good with her ultimate attack, of course being Excalibur.

The version of Arcueid featured in the video is known as Red Arcueid, which is based on the design from the original 2000 visual novel.

TYPE-MOON’s Melty Blood Remake Introduces Saber As Playable Character
Saber | Source: Fandom

The game is available for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam. It can be played in Japanese, English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, and Korean.

If you are a fan of any of Fate’s anime adaptations, you’ll have a field day with this one because Kinoko Nasu is the writer and director for the game. On top of that, ufotable is animating the opening sequence.

Grab your copy ASAP.

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Fate/stay night is a Japanese visual novel developed by Type-Moon, released initially as an adult game for Windows.

The story revolves around Shirou Emiya, an honest and hardworking teen who is forced to enter The Fifth Holy Grail War.

In this deathmatch tournament, participants fight with magical abilities, as the winner gets to chance to have their desires come to life. Following a near-death experience, he meets Saber, an artificial personification of the legend Arturia Pendragon, designed to help the participants.

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