Bleach: The 3rd Phantom DS

  • Publisher: Sega
  • Release Date: Sep 15, 2009
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Mixed or average reviews - based on 28 Critics

User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 9 Ratings

Summary: In this exclusive storyline, exciting details are revealed about the BLEACH universe from before the start of the anime series. The story highlights the close partnership between two fraternal twin Soul Reapers, Matsuri Kudo and her brother Fujimaru. In fierce battles. For the first time, players create and command their own team of eight Soul Reapers. In team-based battles, players decide where to place their team on the campaign map and also how to customize their character’s powers with the experience points they received. With exciting revelations and a lot more choice, strategy and cooperative gameplay, BLEACH: The 3rd Phantom thrills fans and newcomers to the series. Developed exclusively for the Nintendo DS. Gamers choose between two playable lead characters for two unique gameplay experiences with over 30 hours of gameplay in Story mode alone. Team-based Gameplay. For the first time in the series players create and command their own team of eight Soul Reapers. After Experience Points are earned in battle, the player can choose how to grow their team’s special abilities in different ways. Tactical Turn-based Campaigns. Players strategize where to place their team members on the campaign map, and also what skills/strengths each of the seven characters will possess. There are over 50 characters that can be selected to join in battles, each with their own special attacks and some with Bankai. After completing Story mode, players continue to power up their team in BLEACH Tower mode which contains 30 levels. The game also contains a wireless multiplayer mode for two players. While playing through Story mode and BLEACH Tower mode, players find rare BLEACH items including Health Boosts, Spiritual Pressure enhancements, weapon items and hard-to-find BLEACH characters. [Sega]
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Rating: T
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Developer: Sega, Tom Create
Genre(s): Strategy
ESRB Descriptors:Alcohol Reference, Mild Fantasy Violence, Mild Language, Suggestive Themes
Cast Credit
Michael Sorich Voice: Don Kanonji, Nakeem Grindina
Liam O'Brien Voice: Jushiro Ukitake
Lara Cody Voice: Hiyori Sarugaki
Grant George Voice: Izuru Kira
Cindy Robinson Voice: Kukaku Shiba, Konoka Suzunami
David Vincent Voice: Grimmjow Jaegerjaquez
Tite Kubo Original Author
David Lodge Voice: Kenpachi Zaraki, Jidanbo Ikkanzaka
JB Blanc Voice: Sajin Komamura, Arturo Plateado
Wendee Lee Voice: Yoruichi Shihoin, General Squad Member (Female)
Spike Spencer Voice: Hanataro Yamada
Quinton Flynn Voice: Kon
Kate Higgins Voice: Retsu Unohana, Shiyo
Michelle Ruff Voice: Rukia Kuchiki
Wally Wingert Voice: Renji Abarai, General Squad Member (Male)
Stephanie Sheh Voice: Orihime Inoue
Johnny Yong Bosch Voice: Ichigo Kurosaki
Kyle Hebert Voice: Sosuke Aizen, Kaien Shiba
Vic Mignogna Voice: Ikkaku Madarame
Jamieson Price Voice: Yasutora Sado
Dave Mallow Voice: Seigen Suzunami
Karen Strassman Voice: Momo Hinamori, Sui-Feng
Michael McConnohie Voice: Shawlong Kufang
Paul St. Peter Voice: Yammy Llargo
Erin Fitzgerald Voice: Matsuri Kudo
Megan Hollingshead Voice: Nemu Kurotsuchi
Neil Kaplan Voice: Genryusai Shigekuni Yamamoto
Steve Kramer Voice: Shunsui Kyoraku
Doug Erholtz Voice: Gin Ichimaru
Ezra Weisz Voice: Yylfordt Granz
Steve Staley Voice: Toshiro Hitsugaya, Shuhei Hisagi
Brian Beacock Voice: Yumichika Ayasegawa, Di Roy Rinker
Dan Woren Voice: Byakuya Kuchiki
Terrence Stone Voice: Mayuri Kurotsuchi
Tony Oliver Voice: Ulquiorra Cifer, Fujimaru Kudo
Derek Stephen Prince Voice: Uryu Ishida
Beau Billingslea Voice: Edrad Liones
Dina Sherman Voice: Yachiru Kusajishi
Tite Kubo Original Author
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Awards & Rankings

#43 Most Shared DS Game of 2009