MONARK is an addicting RPG that comes out in February and initially attracts attention with its team, which includes several former developers of Shin Megami Tensei. He now has a flamboyant new trailer showcasing his fight along with a damn good tune (above).
We’ll be honest and say that as entertaining as the video is, it’s not exactly a useful overview of real combat. An ad on the official website is shown below for more contextual reference:
Feel the madness in a turn-based, free-movement combat system.
Your MAD Gauge increases every time you use the demonic power of your authority. Victory depends not only on combat tactics, but also on careful weighing of the risks.
The mechanics of insanity and ego in an RPG should be interesting; it is definitely worth a look. Will it appear on your radar early next year?