5pb's 2D beat'em up spin-off of Phantom Breaker
, the aptly named Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds
has seen a media explosion over the past two weeks. We have seen not just one
but two screenshot collections
, each of which highlight the 2D anime style and old-school vibe of the title.
Today, we get to showcase the cast of playable characters with a brief video showing off their special moves. The character descriptions are quoted from 5pb.
The music college student, has black hair and great sword. All round player with basic tricks.
Haja family, Kumon's oldest daughter is also oracle. She is good at long reach attack with naginata.
Once, she was born in wealthy family but now works as a maid, intend to be a hero. The powerful character with spin attack and dash.
Sprightly young high-school girl is descendants of NINJA. She has high-speed and good at combo.
The following two characters are only available in Co-Op and Battleground modes. M
Called a scavenger, and power is lent to a phantom in order to fulfill it's destructive impulse. Tricky character of an offensive style.
People dream to become companions of the phantom in order to make a reality of the game world. Character of rush-type that has forceful plunging skill.
To top that all off, here's the opening cinema!
Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds
brings 2D brawling goodness to the XBLA Marketplace in 2013 for only 800 MSP.