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Battle Fantasia (Xbox 360)

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Description

Battle Fantasia is an arcade-style brawler in the vein of Guilty Gear with some RPG elements. The features of the game is the arcade mode (which is based off of the original arcade), a training mode and a versus mode (either offline, or online where players can go head-to-head and track their rankings online).

The main feature, however, is the story mode, which is set up between matches through the look of a fantasy book. It tells the story of a world where darkness and monsters ravaged the lands, nearly destroying it. For ages, mankind tried to fight back the evil, but was unsuccessful, and just before all was seem to be lost, four heroes stepped forward and drove the darkness back, bring peace and tranquillity back to the world. As a result of the war, the world was divided into two kingdoms, the Magic Kingdom and the Steam Empire, but after many years, the Deathbringer has returned to the world and threatens to destroy the world once again.

The player takes control of one of twelve characters, each with their own back story that links with the devastating war and the reappearance of the Deathbringer. Each has their own skill and weapons to use, however unlike traditional brawlers with life bars, the life bars are still present, but they are determined through hit points, and health is deducted depending on the attack and strength of the attacker.

The game is shown through 2-D cel-shaded graphics on 3-D environments while the story is told through hand-drawn illustrations by Emiko Iwasaki, who also drew the main characters in the game.

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The Press Says

Impulse Gamer Aug, 2009 8 out of 10 80
The Review Busters 2008 7.75 out of 10 78
Cheat Code Central Oct, 2008 3.8 out of 5 76
Game Informer Magazine Sep, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75
Worth Playing Nov 25, 2008 6.8 out of 10 68
1UP Sep 16, 2008 B- 67
Jeuxvideo.com Jan 26, 2009 13 out of 20 65
Official XBox Magazine Sep 18, 2008 6.5 out of 10 65
IGN Sep 16, 2008 6.5 out of 10 65
Spazio Games Mar 07, 2009 6 out of 10 60

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Big John WV (25291) added Battle Fantasia (Xbox 360) on Nov 02, 2008
Other platforms contributed by mars rulez (494) and Kabushi (116178)