Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger is a fighting game developed by Arc System Works. The game''s name is a portmanteau of "blaze" and "blue," with the "z" sound omitted in the Japanese pronunciation, rendering it similar to the word "brave" in pronunciation. The game is currently released for the Taito Type X2 arcade system board, with a 16:9 ratio and 768p resolution. It was released on November 19, 2008 in Japan and November 20, 2008 in the United States. It was released on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 home consoles on June 25, 2009 in Japan. A PC port of the game is been announced in Japan and stated to be released on March 2010. A European release of the game is scheduled for the first quarter of 2010, without the Calamity Trigger subtitle. A port for the PlayStation Portable, titled BlazBlue Portable, has been announced for a February 2010 release in Japan. A sequel, also next episode featuring new content and characters, titled BlazBlue: Continuum Shift has also been announced, with planned arcade, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 releases.