YMMV / Phantom Breaker

  • Awesome Music: Both games have some catchy tunes and Battle Grounds' 8-bit chiptunes are very reminiscent of the NES Mega Man games and Konami titles.
  • Demonic Spider: The Magician type enemy in BattleGrounds, particularly the fire one. Their fire behave like your Outrange attacks meaning it will relentlessly chase you around and it's also painful as hell. If you ever find yourself fighting 4 of them at the same time, consider yourself fucked.
  • Just Here for Godzilla: A sizable number of players, specially fans of Steins;Gate, have admitted they played both the main game and Battle Grounds mostly for Kurisu; even Frau's DLC is looked over in favor of the Kurisu one.
  • More Popular Spin-off: BattleGrounds to the main fighting games, largely due to the latter being stuck in localization limbo.
  • Nightmare Fuel: Demonsphere, the sixth stage in BattleGrounds is a big shift in tone from the bright, retro-inspired locales of Japan. It's a dark, maze-like dimension littered with bones and corpses everywhere you go. On the Nightmare difficulty and above, players are required to find and destroy a cursed Japanese Ogre and Ko-omote mask to advance. Said masks are bloodied and decrepit, and stares right at the player.
  • Spiritual Adaptation: BattleGrounds is probably the closest thing to a Panzer Bandit follow-up.

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