Bakugan: Battle Brawlers is a game based on the Bakugan animated series. In unknown Hyperspace Hal-G completes the Silent orb claiming all Bakugan will bow before him. Shortly after that a mysterious creature awakens in the Doom dimension. In the game you partner with the mysterious Bakugan Leonidas and have to stop the evil Bakugan Vladitor.
In the game you battle other Battle Brawlers and have to win Gate cards. This is done by rolling your Bakugan on the card and let it battle with the opponents Bakugan. Before rolling on a card power-ups can be collected that help the player in battle. Battles are decided by playing a mini game. There are three types of these mini games: timing, shaking and shooting.