Type Moon is at it again by making an expansion to Melty Blood. This game is supposedly going to hit the arcades in Spring 2008.
- Two new characters, Michael Roa Valdamjong and Riesbyfe Stridberg (aka Riez Baife)
- New and larger stages
- Three play modes: Full Moon, Waxing Moon and Crescent Moon
- New character select art
- Additional moves for many characters (Aoko, Wallachia, Nanaya, Sion and Kouma at least)
- Guard meter (including “Guard Crash”)
As this series continues to add more installments, I am beginning to feel that it will become just another Guilty Gear series since it now includes guard crush. Also, the addition of the Guard meter worries me a bit that there will definitely be a few characters taking the upper hand by abusing this meter with their chained attacks such as Nero, Ciel, White Len, and others I can’t think of. Plus, I hope Type-Moon can release a superior port of the arcade to PC rather than rehash the game like they did with Melty Blood: Act Cadenza. I am also concerned about the current character roster since there is no icon to play as the maids individually rather than as pairs. The addition of larger maps and new character art is great, but the group really needs to make a new fighter game for a different series *cough* Fate/Stay Night *cough*.
Otherwise, Type Moon just needs to make a new visual novel rather than milking this series dry.