BlazBlue T-Shirt Design Competition

October 4, 2010

To commemorate the European launch of the much lauded BlazBlue: Continuum Shift, AKSYS has put together a very special contest, taking a hint from the drawing contest held earlier this year which allowed fans to vote for the best cover of BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger.

Marketing manager Geraint Evans explains:

The BlazBlue merchandise available on the Zen-United store ( has been hugely popular – not just in Europe, but internationally’

Fans will be able to vote for their favorite t-shirt designs on the website. The 3 designers that get the most votes will receive a limited edition copy of BB: CS as well as have their design mass produced and sold via the Zen-United store. Hit the break for the rest of the details on this exciting test of creativity and skill.




BRISTOL (Monday 4th October 2010) Due to popular demand, Zen United is pleased to announce a T-Shirt designing competition in celebration of the forthcoming BlazBlue: Continuum Shift for Xbox 360® and PlayStation® 3 from Arc System Works.

‘The BlazBlue merchandise available on the Zen-United store ( has been hugely popular – not just in Europe, but internationally’ explains Geraint Evans, Marketing manager of Zen United. ‘Our range of T-Shirts have been phenomenally successful and, as a result, we’re frequently inundated by customer’s designs and requests to open a competition for BlazBlue fans worldwide. We’re pleased to be able to do that today’.

Entries must adhere to the following rules;
·         No ‘wrap around’ designs, as in – designs that spread continuously from the front to back of the shirt.
·         You can design on the front, back, or both.
·         T-Shirts must have a maximum of 5 colours.
·         Your designs must not use any gradients.
·         Please submit your design so that we can clearly see how it will sit on the shirt, both front and back.
·         Minimum resolution is 300dpi, minimum dimensions are 800 x 600 pixels.
·         Entries can be submitted as jpeg, .pdf or vector .eps / .ai
All entries must be submitted to [email protected]. They MUST carry the subject header ‘BB TSHIRT DESIGN COMPO’

Zen-United will shortlist the top 20 designs, and will open voting on our Facebook page ( search ‘BlazBlue’) on the week commencing the 16th of October. Vote for your favourite shirts by ‘liking’ the designs in the dedicated T-Shirt design album.

The three T-Shirt designs with the most votes by the end of the week will get their shirts produced for them, as well as receiving a Limited Edition EU copy of BlazBlue Continuum Shift.
The shirt designs will also go on sale on the Zen Store. (

Terms of Participation
Winners will be asked to transfer copyright of their work. Use of participants’ work will remain dependent on suitable entries (as deemed by Zen United, Ltd.) being submitted. Shortlisting of the top 20 designs will be judged by Zen-United. Judge’s decision is final.

BlazBlue Continuum Shift will be available for Xbox 360®and PlayStation®3 in October 2010.
For more information on BlazBlue head to, join our ever growing community on Facebook/BlazBlue or keep up with our regular news on Twitter/@BlazBlue_Europe.

For further inquires about BlazBlue please contact:
Geraint Evans, Marketing Manager, Zen United –[email protected]

About Zen United
Zen United is a Production Company and consortium of Japanese and Asian game developers targeting European Markets. Zen United provide international business development and ‘culturisation’ (localisation + naturalisation) services.

About Arc System Works
Arc System Works is a developer and fighting game specialist from Japan – best known for the Guilty Gear and, more recently, BlazBlue series – which has garnered international critical acclaim for its innovative fighting system and spectacular 2D artwork.

Kenneth Richardson

Kenneth is a Graphics and Game Design student who's worked as an author for since June of 2010. His favorite gaming genres are Fighting, Role Playing and Sadistic Action games like Ninja Gaiden and Bayonetta. In addition to gaming, he is also strongly interested in music, fashion, art, culture, literature, education, religion, cuisine, photography, architecture, philosophy, film, dance, and most forms of creative expression.

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