It was the first version of the original Melty Blood line to be an arcade game (for Sega NAOMI), and later became the first Melty Blood game on a console when it ported to the Playstation 2. After that, it was ported to the PC.
It was also the first Melty Blood game not developed by French Bread, though the game was more of a port of Re-ACT than an entirely new game.
Playable characters introduced in Act Cadenza are:
Certain gameplay changes introduced in Act Cadenza include:
- Introduction of Shielding (as opposed to EX Shielding)
- Adjustment of animation frames and attack properties
- An Evasion maneuver (either a dodge or an evasive roll, depending on character)
- Introduction of a timer/clock, limiting the length of gameplay rounds
Cosmetic differences in Act Cadenza include:
- New artwork for character portraits
- New background scenarios
- New special effects
- New animation
Melty Blood Act Cadenza ver.BEdit
Melty Blood: Act Cadenza Ver. B is an arcade port of the PS2 game with various changes and upgrades, the most notable of which is the inclusion of 'White Len' as an initial playable character and Neco-Arc Chaos as a hidden character.
Melty Blood Act Cadenza ver.B2Edit
Melty Blood: Act Cadenza ver.B2 is an updated edition of the series which corrects several errors and glitches from Melty Blood: Act Cadenza ver.B. Released in March 20, 2007.
Melty Blood Act Cadenza ver.B PCEdit
Melty Blood: Act Cadenza ver.B PC is a Windows PC port of the arcade ver.B2. It has added features including tag-team mode, a 4-player team battle mode, and a new hidden boss character, Neco-Arc Chaos Black G666 (replacing G-Akiha from Melty Blood Re-ACT). It was released on July 27, 2007.
Each pair of characters is given a unique name when used in a team battle.
|×||Sion||Arcueid||Ciel||Akiha||Hisui||Kohaku||Shiki Tohno||Miyako||Wallachia||Nrvnqsr Chaos||Sion TATARI||Red Arcueid||Akiha Vermillion||Mech-Hisui||Shiki Nanaya||Satsuki Yumizuka||Len||Neco-Arc||Aoko||White Len||Kouma Kishima||Neco-Arc Chaos|
|Sion||Alchemist of Atlas||True Ancestor and Alchemist||No life-No blood||Lady and Alchemist||Acting in character||2 Doctors under the Tohno mansion||Midsummer night's dream||Egyptian - Chinese kick||Code: Uroboros||Greed and Surfeit||Night of Tatari||Virus and Kranke||Strong lady and Alchemist||Scientifically Impossible||Assassin and Alchemist||Original Back Alley Alliance||Dream familiar and Alchemist||Biologically Impossible||Cline - Magus||Second Back Alley Alliance||United Silent Front||Not even possible in this galaxy|
|Arcueid||True Ancestor and Alchemist||Princess of the True Ancestors||Female friendship - Megaton punch!||Lady and Princess||Maid and Princess||"Interesting" and "Fine with me!" Combo!||Moonlight - Lovers||The master is a cheerful vampire||Fruitless Millenium||True Ancestor and Chaos||Gold and Purple vampires||Princesses of the Millenium Castle||Blood Lady and Vampire Princess||Blood-sucking Robo Mech-Hisui||Walking dead man||True cat and mouse team||Original cat-san team||Super lunar legend Tsukihime||Top Duelers||Biting for justice cat-san team||2001 10,000 powers||Hey cat, no smoking!|
|Ciel||No life-No blood|
|Akiha||Lady and Alchemist|
|Hisui||Acting in character|
|Kohaku||2 Doctors under the Tohno mansion|
|Shiki Tohno||Midsummer night's dream|
|Miyako||Egyptian - Chinese kick|
|Nrvnqsr Chaos||Greed and Surfeit|
|Sion TATARI||Night of Tatari|
|Red Arcueid||Virus and Kranke|
|Akiha Vermillion||Strong lady and Alchemist|
|Shiki Nanaya||Assassin and Alchemist|
|Satsuki Yumizuka||Original Back Alley Alliance|
|Len||Dream familiar and Alchemist|
|Aoko||Cline - Magus|
|White Len||Second Back Alley Alliance|
|Kouma Kishima||United Silent Front|
|Neco-Arc Chaos||Not even possible in this galaxy|
|Tsukihime • Tsukihime anime • Tsukihime PLUS-DISC • Kagetsu Tohya • Melty Blood • Melty Blood Re-ACT • Melty Blood Act Cadenza • Melty Blood Actress Again • Hana no Miyako|
|Age of Gods • Ahnenerbe • Church • Dead Apostle • Demons • Demon Hunter Organization • Familiar • Magecraft • Magical Girl • Marble Phantasm • Mystic Eyes of Death Perception • Reality Marble • Psychic • Tohno • True Ancestor • Vampire|
|Tsukihime • Tsukihime PLUS-DISC • Kagetsu Tohya • Melty Blood • Melty Blood Re-ACT • Melty Blood Act Cadenza • Melty Blood Actress Again • Hana no Miyako|
|Fate/stay night • Fate/hollow ataraxia • Fate/Zero • Fate/tiger colosseum • Fate/unlimited codes • Fate/Extra • Fate/Extra CCC • Fate/Prototype • Fate/Apocrypha • Fate/kaleid liner PRISMA☆ILLYA • Fate/school life • Fate/strange fake • Fate/stay night Comic Battle|
|All Around Type-Moon • April Fools' Day (Sensha Otoko) • Canaan • DDD • Fire Girl • Girls' Work • Kara no Kyoukai • Mahou Tsukai no Yoru • Notes • Red Dragon • Take Moon • The Room of the April Witch • Tsuki no Sango • TYPE-MOON Fes.|
|Art books and Materials|
|Character Material • Fate/complete material • Fate/side side materiale • Plus Period • TYPE-MOON Ace|