Mind 0’s “stylish MIND battles” detailed
posted on 04.05.13 at 12:44 AM EST by (@salromano)
LP and MP, MIND Guard, and MIND Break detailed.

Acquire and Zerodiv have provided first details on Mind 0‘s “stylish MIND battle” system. The heroes of the upcoming PS Vita RPG utilize Persona-like counterparts called Mental Inside Nobody Dolls—or MIND, for short—during combat.

LP and MP

Two of the player’s three gauges:

  • Life Points (LP): Indicates the physical strength of the player.
  • MIND Points (MP): Indicates the MIND energy of the player.

High Attack Power

When your MIND is summoned, unlike normal attacks, you will be able to deal a greater amount of damage to enemies.

MIND Guard

When your MIND is summoned, your LP will decrease as you fight and hold back enemies. Your MP will also decrease.

MIND Break

When your MP falls to zero, “MIND Break” will be invoked and the summoned MIND will have no further turns. If an enemy unleashes a powerful attack, you could be in a pinch depending on the situation.

View four new screenshots at the gallery.

  • DrForbidden

    So summoning your MIND drains your HP in addition to your MP. That sounds like it could make the game ball-bustingly hard at the beginning when your HP and cash levels are low. You would only be able to use your MIND in short bursts, and most of your money will be spent on HP recovery potions/items. Sounds challengingly fun. Just hope it’s not frustrating.

  • PrinceHeir

    can we have Mind Crush and Mind Fuck O__O

    so MP acts like a stamina bar huh?

    awesome stuff.

    im pump for this!!!

    • DrForbidden

      When ‘MIND Fuck’ happens, do they characters get to have sex with their MINDS? :P

      It can… uhh, recharge their powers! Yeah, that’s it… Make it happen, Acquire!

      EDIT: No, wait. That would be a bad idea for that detective guy…

      • MosquitoLemon

        Lol, all I can think of is the dead prez song ‘mind sex’

    • jujubee88

      I wonder how this mechnic will play like. If there is a demo, I will try it out and make my purchase (and pleas for localization) based off a demo.

  • Solomon_Kano

    Mm. I really hope somebody hops on this. Xseed’s got a full plate right now, so maybe Aksys?

  • Tetsu

    Wait, Acquire? Gung Ho Online owns Acquire, and they have a US branch. I think we have a pretty high chance of seeing this here in the west! :D

  • Eclipse

    The battle-system sounds like it’ll have a nice bit of a challenge to it.

    I’m pretty much sold on this, so I’ll pre-order a copy as soon as it’s listed.

  • almostautumn

    Sounds hardcore; reminds me of Baroque, and how when the stamina bar ran out your LP just got eaten up A.S.A.P. Really challenging game, but a very satisfying one also; could dig that in a more traditiional RPG design.

  • HassanJamal

    Cool, cool, liking this so far.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000679613706 Hidir Cloud

    it seem resemble persona =..=

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000679613706 Hidir Cloud

    it seem resemble persona =..=

    • http://twitter.com/GamerOfThrone Aerys

      It seems you never played to Persona , the gameplay is nothing like that

      • GODDUKEMONEXA

        this game has PERSONA STYLE written in every sense

      • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000679613706 Hidir Cloud

        i wont say it resemble persona if i had not played and beat persona games ….can u feel it?

  • ronsocute124

    nice one

  • http://www.cubiz.tk/ Auragar

    Looks pretty aweomse. This game keeps impressing me for being a new IP. Hope it comes west.