XBLA Wednesday: February 27th, 2013

By Mark Delaney, 5 years ago
Just one XBLA game hits the dashboard this week, and everything about it screams 'arcade'. A four-player co-op 8-bit side-scroller from Japan. If this were Twitter, we would hashtag "GoodOldDays". Is this retro-revival something you're interested in?

Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds
Developer: 5pb.inc
Publisher: 5pb.inc
Price: 800 MSP
A spinoff to the fighting game "Phantom Breaker", "Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds" is a cooperative action game for up to four players.Cute versions of the series' characters dash around the screen in this action packed title.Defeat enemies to raise your characters' levels and freely assign skills to your liking.Also enjoy head to head fights in the Battleground mode.
Mark Delaney
Written by Mark Delaney
Mark is a Boston native now living in Portland, Oregon. He's the Editorial Manager on TA, loves story-first games, and is one of three voices on the TA Playlist podcast. Outside of games he likes biking, sci-fi, the NFL, and spending time with his fiancée and son. He almost never writes in the third person.