Gladius is a sword fighting melee title (from Multiverse) that is set in ancient Rome. It allows the player to play as a gladiator. You will fight against 7 types of enemies in the game, such as tigers, skeletons, gladiators, legionaries, mummies, minotaurs and praetorians.
This game features 2 modes: a casual training mode in the small arena, or the colosseum based campaign mode.
As you progress through the level, you will unlock new weapons, shields as well as helmets in the armory which you can use to upgrade your defense and attack.
Its Steam Page suggest that the game will be coming out in December 2016 as an early access game.