The newest addition to the popular King of Fighters franchise isn't a traditional fighting game, but an RPG? Today the game's Korean developer released the first trailer from King of Fighters Online showing off the action-RPG scrolling beat 'em up style gameplay. Check it out right here
The trailer was accompanied by a great Engrish press release
that offers some more details on the game... I think.
The transfer to the beginning stage will take place in a factory, where you can catch the real dynamic battle action of horizon scroll supporting back ground.
You can feel the exciting 3D action of tag system through 'tag slot' (A system which allows you to change character during battle) with basic battle action creating fighting game including special attacks per character.
This movie presents the game play in very simplified version of 1)boss scene, 2)Public Park, 3)auditorium, 4)Venezia, and 5)class room stages, currently being developed, for purpose of showing the core game contents.
Not much else is known about the game at present including what platforms we can expect it on, only that it is tentatively due for a 2010 release.