AJ Lysiak writes: "Heaven or Hell! Lets Rock! Chances are if you have never heard such a line before, you only know about BlazBlue through articles explaining why 2009 is seemingly the year of the fighter.
BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger (pronounced as "Blaze Blue") is described as the "spiritual successor" to the before mentioned Guilty Gear franchise. If you are still clueless to what Guilty Gear is, think of the fastest, wackiest, and one of the prettiest additions to the 2D fighting genre. GG went through a few true sequels, though primarily was updated with new characters and balancing via new releases. The most recent release (Guilty Gear 2: Overture) was seen with mixed reviews, clearly due to the fact that the creators completely changed the type of game GG fans were used to; think of Dynasty Warriors to simplify things. ..."