Since we have archetypes like Street Fighter and Dragon Quest it’s easy “get” a new fighting game or RPG from screenshots. Knights in the Nightmare‘s glowing spec and isometric grid are comparatively abstract. What kind of game is Knights in the Nightmare? A strategy RPG with bullets? Sort of.
In this video Atlus explains the basics: how you move the wisp, dodge green slime bubbles, and reanimate fallen knights.
Being easy to explain with the sentence “roll crap up” made Katamari Damacy rise to fame. How would you explain Knights in the Nightmare?