Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Overdrive Available Today on the Nintendo Switch

Tokyo, Japan - December 7, 2017 - MAGES. Inc. (Minato-ku, Tokyo, Executive Director: Chiyomaru Shikura, President and Representative Director: Toyoki Ohta, Game Operation Brand: 5pb.) are pleased to announce that “Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Overdrive” will be available today on the Nintendo Switch™ digitally via Nintendo eShop.

Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Overdrive is an intense cooperative, side-scrolling beat'em up. But don't mistaken it for just another brawler! Its got an in-depth combat system, thanks to roots stretching back to the hit 2D fighting game Phantom Breaker. Its cast of four playable characters from Phantom Breaker (Mikoto, Waka, Itsuki and Yuzuha) sport moves any fighting game player would recognize -- burst gauges, dodges, guard breaks, and more. As your character levels up, you'll apply skill points to gain new abilities and hit harder and faster! Playable guest characters Makise Kurisu and Frau from the popular visual novels Steins;Gate and Robotics;Notes respectively will be unlocked from the start for Switch users.

Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds was previously released to great success for the Xbox 360® system, PlayStation 4, PlayStation®Vita, and Steam (PC).

Key Features:

  • Story Mode: Battle through 8 deadly stages filled with crazy enemies. Level up your characters to unlock devastating new skills and build up your attack strength, defense, and speed.
  • Arcade Mode: Test your skill for the best scores and times, and compare them against the world on global leaderboards.
  • Co-op Mode: Play with up to 4 players with online and local multiplayer.
  • Battleground Mode: Enjoy a fierce Battle Royale using your leveled up characters.
  • Hard-Hitting Heroines
    Fight as Itsuki, Yuzuha, Waka, and Mikoto from Phantom Breaker, each with their own signature moves and attacks.
  • Wild Steins;Gate and Robotics;Notes Characters Appear
    Play as visual novel superstars Makise Kurisu and Frau unlocked from the start.

More information can be found on the official Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Overdrive Nintendo Switch website at http://5pb.jp/games/pbbgodsw/

Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Overdrive Trailer: https://youtu.be/7ZOYXoRaPjg

5pb. Official Website:
http://5pb.jp/games/

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About 5pb. Games and Mages

In a time of rapid technological development, 5pb.Games and MAGES strives to provide deliver fun and exciting experiences to audiences worldwide. With a strong focus on visual novels, 5pb. has developed and published several well-received IPs including the Phantom Breaker series and Steins;Gate in its native country of Japan.

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