Video from the Mirai-Labo YouTube Channel
The combat of Phobos Children uses a fairly simple concept that ends up being smart in its execution. In order to attack the enemy and defend your army, you must tap the bubbles coming across the screen, specifically three of a matching colour. By doing this, the enemy gets hit and you can avoid damage. If you’re fast, you can execute a lot of these in quick succession to keep your party protected and win. If you're really fast, you can earn yourself a damage multiplier that makes you attacks more potent and gets you to the next round faster. At the start of Phobos Children this was quite easy, but since being on the third part of its story mode, more bubbles are falling and it’s becoming more of a fun race to tap the right bubble in time before I get overcome with a bunch of enemy hits.
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