monsteradventuresBack in early May, Foursaken Media announced a new project called Monster Adventures, and it seemed to get quite a lot of people excited (including me). Monster Adventures, much like Foursaken's previous releases, is kind of a mashup of many different game genres. It's an action RPG for the most part, with a heavy emphasis on catching and collecting various kinds of monsters, similar to something like Pokemon or Monster Hunter.

You can then use the many kinds of essences from those captured monsters to mix and match the various attributes and create your own uniquely styled monster, which you can then take into battle in online competition in the Monster Games arena.

There's also a bit of roguelike mixed in, as the worlds you'll be exploring and battling in are randomly generated and get more difficult the deeper you go. The further along you go the more cool items and monsters you'll come across, but if you die while you're out and about, you'll be zapped back to the town hub and lose all your progress you'd made on that run up until that point, so there's some risk vs. reward in testing your limits of how far you choose to go.

It's even more complex that what I've described, but those are the basic points that make up Monster Adventures. At long last, Foursaken has released the first trailer that shows off the game in action which you can check out right here:

I was stoked for Monster Adventures just when it was a description and a set of early screenshots, but after seeing this trailer my anticipation has shot right through the roof. Given Foursaken's track record of releasing awesome genre-mashup games like Bug Heroes [Free], Block Fortress [$1.99 / Free], and Heroes and Castles [$2.99 / Free], it's practically guaranteed that Monster Adventures will be another winner. Foursaken expects the game to launch in the next couple of months or so if everything goes smoothly, so check out the forums and look for more in the near future.

  • shawnsavage

    RPGs are boring, repetitive and mundane.

    • JBRUU

      Like your comment.

      • riggysmalls

        I like your comment.

  • monoclespectacle

    Fanboi checking in.

    All systems go.

    Mission Control please consider a 3rd person perspective MOBA using Bug Heroes or Heroes & Castles characters.

    To the moon.

    Over and out.

  • Scot D

    I wish I could put Forsaken on my watch list in the TA app. They are one of the few consistent producers of quality content.

  • iValerio90

    Foursaken Media <3 .... go to **** ********* *** ******** ** *********************** freemium model !!!!

    • alex98909

      na

  • Kugiro

    Day one buy

  • ImJPaul

    This needs to be on my phone. Right now. This looks sooooo good!!!!

  • Drizzt79

    This looks awesome! Hope it will run on my iPhone 4.

    • http://www.foursakenmedia.com/ Foursaken Media

      It will ;) Will run on anything iPod Touch 4 and above!

      • alex98909

        dayum the dev replied! well im happy to see that because i have an ipod touch 4g

  • 61050

    i dont always use the word 'instabuy', but when i do, it would be for something like this.

    • Bischi777

      but you didn't...

  • ChaosProdigy

    Looks great!

  • Wizard_Mike

    This sounds insanely cool. Almost too cool to be true.

    So it's an action RPG, but rather than simply picking a class and leveling up his abilities, you go out and defeat monsters and acquire their abilities, megaman style. But rather than just switching between abilities one at a time like megaman, you build your monster using a set of parts, which gives you a set of abilities.

    So you can just mix and match whatever powers and attributes you have acquired, and then you can take your monster to the arena and battle other players to see how it stacks up against different builds? As a player who loves character builds almost as much, if not a little more, than the rest of the package in games like this, I am totally stoked about this.

  • o0oJAKEo0o

    Sorry if this as already been addressed but, why do the videos not work anymore? On the iPhone 4S by-the-way.

  • 7lilwhitewolf7

    Golden Stoked Awards