You’d be quite right to query the quality of a fighting game based on a sound novel – it’s not the most natural progression is it? Well Melty Blood pulled it off and Umineko followed suit with the equally good Ougon Musou Kyoku. The game’s about as concerned with canon as a Sonic/Doctor Who crossover fanfic, which means we’re all free to just enjoy beating everyone up and not worrying about paying too much attention to the (beautiful) artwork thrown at us during the story segments.
There was once a playable trial but the page isn’t working – it’s either temporary or permanently removed. If it pops up again I’ll add it to the database page but for now please enjoy reading the full entry - link!