By Nick Benefield / May 29th, 2019
Fanatical is currently running a special promotion where shoppers can purchase a bundle of six highly-rated Steam games for 96% less than the MSRP. Normally retailing for a combined total of $77.94 USD, all six titles can be picked up right now for just $3.49. These titles include XBlaze Code: Embryo, Forward to the Sky, Strikey Sisters, Shuyan Saga, Antiquia Lost, and Steel Vampire. As this is the “Anime Stars Bundle”, it is comprised entirely of visual novels and anime-centric action-adventure titles. A brief description of each title can be found below.
XBlaze Code: Embryo
Set 150 years before the events of BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger, XBlaze Code: Embryo is a visual novel that follows Touya Kagari, a high school student whose world is turned upside down when he is attacked by a seemingly otherworldly being and saved by a mysterious girl named Es. Delve deeper into the BlazBlue mythos and learn about events prior to Ragna the Bloodedge’s epic journey!
Forward to the Sky
Once upon a time, there was a great tower in the sky. People were mining crystal with delight during the prosperous days. Until that disaster happened…… Time past, the history had been forgotten. And now, it emerged from the clouds again – the sky tower.
MSRP: $9.99 USD
Say hello to a fantasy themed action arcade brick breaker! Featuring cute characters, silly humor, powerful magic, crazy bosses, and even local 2 player co-op mode!
- Action focused brick breaker game!
- Local 2 player co-op mode (one gamepad required).
- Three difficulty modes.
- Travel the world map in the order you want.
- Useful player and ball power-ups… Oh, and several magic attacks!
- Highly replayable! Uncover all the map, collect gems, unlock secret stages and complete the bestiary!
MSRP: $19.99 USD
Shuyan Saga is a graphic novel series where action scenes come alive through 3D combat gameplay. Set in an ancient Chinese martial arts fantasy universe, the player embarks on a life-changing journey as Shuyan — a carefree Princess fed-up with her constricted and pampered life — to become a true disciple of Kung-Fu and stop the evil Guer horde from destroying the Five Kingdoms.
MSRP: $9.99 USD
An authentic RPG of a journey with a girl made of slime! Enjoy fluid 2D turn-based battles! Bine is a young man who lives in a small rural village. One day, he is asked by Lunaria, a girl who lives near the village, to go with her to the royal capital. With more and more disappearances occurring, the rulers’ reactions are mixed. And there is a forgotten existence, too… ‘Trusting hearts’ become ‘strength’. This is just the start of the story…
MSRP: $9.99 USD
An explosive onslaught of shooting action! Hear the shrieks of colliding metal and behold the true form of steel in top-down bullet hell Steel Vampire. Five hundred years had passed since the last war – humanity succeeded in eliminating all forms of war, disease, and poverty, bringing about an era of perpetual peace. However, calamity soon struck. The sudden arrival of flying objects known as Steel Vampires threatened the entirety of mankind’s existence. On the brink of extinction, the fate of mankind has been left to just a single person. A man deemed far too dangerous to the sustainment of humanity’s serenity. He was cryogenically frozen–his existence nearly erased from history. His name is… Yoshino Sakurajima.
All of the listed titles are being distributed using Steam keys and all will function for Windows, Mac, or Linux users. The promotional price of the Anime Stars Bundle will remain in effect for the next 14 days. Be sure to take advantage of this sale before June 12th if you plan to do so. Also, be sure to let us know in the comments below if anything from this bundle catches your eye.