Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds! Enjoy fast and frantic arcade-style beat 'em up gameplay with cute characters. Beat up hordes of weird enemies with awesome special attacks. Local co-op and PVP supported for up to 4 players!
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Very Positive (1,722 reviews) - 84% of the 1,722 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jan 23, 2015

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December 5

Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds v1.2.23: Black Screen fix

Patch detail
  • Fix for the black screen with sound (game running, but not displaying) introduced by latest windows update, on Nvidia cards

*Please report if you still see it happening, with details on your OS and video card

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November 17

Frau Koujiro and FM Music DLCs Now Available!



Frau Koujiro, the genius programmer and super otaku from 5pb’s popular VN Robotics;Notes, is now available as DLC! Frau mostly depends on the strength of others, attacking with both her robots and friends. She is playable in all modes and also comes with her own set of achievements. This DLC also increases the base game’s level cap from 50 to 99 if the Kurisu Makise DLC is not already owned.

http://store.steampowered.com/app/372110

The “FM BGM” DLC is also now available. This changes the entire soundtrack to use retro, arcade-style Frequency Modulation (FM) sound source background music!

Toggle between the new FM and the classic Programmable Sound Generator (PSG) BGM from the “Settings” menu.



http://store.steampowered.com/app/372112

Don't forget multiplayer modes are also available!

Duhuhu

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About This Game

Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds is a 2D beat 'em up from Mages/5pb, the makers of Steins;Gate, Bullet Soul, and other great games. Choose a fighter and battle against the bizarre minions of the evil wizard Phantom. Enjoy classic beat 'em up gameplay with a fighting game twist. Dash through colorful Tokyo locales, strengthen your characters, team up with your friends, fight dragons and killer robots!

  • Story Mode - Enjoy a lighthearted story as you battle Phantom's minions across 8 stages inspired by famous Tokyo districts.

  • Arcade Mode - Challenge yourself to get the biggest combo, the highest score, or the fastest completion time.

  • Multiplayer - Easy to learn mechanics make playing with your friends a snap. Team up with your friends for the local co-op or online campaign, or go to the battlegrounds arena and fight a pitched PVP battle! Up to 4 players supported.

  • Customizable, Persistent Characters - 4 starting characters and 6 unlockable ones. Each character has a fully customizable stat and skill tree, and levels persist between all modes. Choose a favorite character and build them how you like! Every character has unique special attacks.

  • Retro Charm - Vibrant sprite graphics and a catchy chiptune-inspired soundtrack for the discerning retro gamer!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Microsoft Windows Vista or newer
    • Processor: Intel Core i3 2.0 GHz or better
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia Geforce 210 or better
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectSound compatible
    • Additional Notes: XBox 360 compatible game controller strongly recommended
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