If you like your beat 'em ups sprite-based and super-deformed, you're gonna want to keep an eye on Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds. 5pb.'s brawler now has an English website, and is headed to Xbox Live Arcade in North America in 2013. Check out the cute and catchy announcement trailer below!
Seriously, I'm watching this over and over again just for the music. Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds features online co-op for up to four players, with super-deformed sprite versions of the Phantom Breaker cast leaping in to beat everyone else up. We'll keep you posted if a more concrete date is announced.