Arsenal Lab – Build, Share & Browse Arsenals

By | August 26, 2014

UPDATE [8/26]: The Arsenal Lab (our online Arsenal builder) has been updated. The big feature in this update is the ability to browse arsenals that have been published. The list currently contains: Arsenal Title, Author, Published Date, and schools used in the arsenal. You can filter the list by selecting the Filter Arsenals button, then choosing by number of schools, which schools,  and/or by specific skill. Try the updated Arsenal Lab and please give us your feedback… Read More »

Phantom Dust Demake

By | August 24, 2014

A “demake” is the art of taking a beloved game and rolling it back, to see what it might have been like on much earlier hardware. Have you ever wondered what it would have been like to play Phantom Dust’s Palace stage, spit-screen, on a SNES? Well, you’re in luck because Alastair Low’s (@Wallmasterr) entry into Blender’s Game Making Challenge 13 (BGMC 13) is “Phantom Demake”.     The Challenge BGCM 13’s challenge… Read More »

Don’t Expect Phantom Dust at TGS

By | August 12, 2014

Game Informer’s Mike Futter had a chance to catch up with Microsoft’s Phil Spencer at Gamescom and asked, “When do we get to see more Phantom Dust?” Spencer replied that it was early in development when the trailer was shown at E3 and not to expect it at this year’s Tokyo Game Show. Futter indicated he didn’t think we would get any information until E3 2015. I think we will… Read More »

A Closer Look at the Phantom Dust E3 Trailer

By | June 21, 2014

While watching Microsoft’s E3 Press Conference all it took was the Phantom Dust School symbols to be displayed on a screen behind Ken Lobb to have fans on the edge of their seats to see what was next. Microsoft did not disappoint. After ten long years we got our first glimpse of what a reimagined Phantom Dust might feel like. If we weren’t already overfilled with excitement at the fact that… Read More »

Rev3Games Phantom Dust Interview

By | June 13, 2014

A must watch for Phantom Dust fans! Nick Robinson (Rev3Games and long-time forum member) sits down with Ken Lobb, Adam Isgreen, and Avi Ben-Menahem of Microsoft Studios to talk Phantom Dust after its reveal during Microsoft’s E3 Press Conference. They discuss how the idea of a reboot came about, their love for the original game, making the game accessible to more people, involving the community and more! Check it out… Read More »

A New Phantom Dust is Coming to Xbox One

By | June 9, 2014

Microsoft’s E3 Press Conference revealed what we hoped the signs were pointing to, a new Phantom Dust game for the Xbox One. The developer has yet to be announced. The teaser features Freia, sporting a Psycho Blade inspired skill, and an unknown man. The music, Chopin’s Nocturne Op.9 No.1, was instantly recognizable to fans as one of many classical tracks found in the original Phantom Dust. Notable tweets post-reveal: Earnest… Read More »