Phantom Dust is a really great Xbox cult classic and it is free on the Windows Store right now. This was the game that knocked Halo 2 out of my Xbox for the first time since it released many months before. Single Player had an enjoyable story, but the 2v2 multiplayer was where the game thrived. Good friend of mine and I must have played hundreds of hours of the MP back in college. Back then I was playing on what must have been a 15, may 12, inch CRT in my dorm room. I imagine the MP holds up just fine, and the SP story was actually pretty interesting, if it was really only an extended tutorial for the skills in the game.
Best way I can describe Phantom Dust is that it is a deckbuilding skill based arena battle game. As far as I know, there is nothing else out there like this.
Apparently there are DLC and/or microtransactions. I don't know what they are for, but I hope its to unlock all, or a lot, of the skills for MP. I really don't want to have to grind out all the skills again. Plus, I'd like to have a good reason to spend money on this game if only to convince MS to make a proper sequel to it.
Let me know if you pick this up, I'd like to have people to play with!
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