Posts Tagged ‘action RPG’

New release: Battleheart Legacy

John writes in to inform me of the recent release of Battleheart Legacy, Mika Mobile‘s follow-up to 2011′s Battleheart. If there’s a narrative premise to speak of, the devs aren’t talking. Instead, we have this: The spirit of Battleheart returns, re-imagined! In Battleheart Legacy, you will explore a rich and detailed fantasy world, customize your […]

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Song of the Myrne: What Lies Beneath

Beldarak Games writes in to announce the release of Song of the Myrne: What Lies Beneath, an action RPG created using those ubiquitous Oryx sprite sheets that I’ve mentioned on a few occasions. The premise: You get back to your home after a day of hard work at your field to find that the love […]

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New release: Isle of Bxnes

Hey guys! Remember Whalenought Studios‘ game Isle of Bxnes? (I mean, you should–I only posted about it just a few short months ago.) In case you don’t: Isle of Bxnes is a Stone Age Diablo-alike with a highly stylized pixel art aesthetic and a brutish primeval setting. The premise: Survive the brutal trek east with […]

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New release: Valdis Story: Abyssal City

Remember back when I first wrote about side-scrolling action RPG Valdis Story: Abyssal City?  That sure was a long time ago, wasn’t it? Well, it just so happens that developers EndlessFluff Games went ahead and secretly released the game at some point between then and now! (I say “secretly” because I didn’t hear so much […]

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New release: Eldritch

David Pittman of Minor Key Games writes in to announce the release of Eldritch, the first person Lovecraftian, Minecraftian, System Shock 2-ian action roguelike-like (previously covered here). I assume that there haven’t been any truly dramatic changes since we last checked out the game a month ago–you can see my first impressions in word / video […]

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New release: Fey

Emmett Southwood writes in to tell me about Fey, a new action RPG. Developed under the pseudonym Ashes of Emerald, Fey was released just last month after a whopping 8 years in development. The premise: Fey is the story of Landon Ferngrass, a young boy with a broken past who is lured back into a […]

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New release: Heroes of Loot

Pascal Bestebroer of Orange Pixel writes in to with news that his action roguelike-like Heroes of Loot (previously covered here) has been released. There isn’t much of a plot to speak of–here’s the game’s premise, straight from the developer and complete with winky emoticons: Think classical Gauntlet on steroids and brought into the now. It’s […]

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New release: Rogue Legacy

As was foretold, the sidescrolling genealogical action roguelike-like Rogue Legacy has now been released into the world. There’s a special release trailer up, quoting John Walker’s preview of the game from RockPaperShotgun (though there’s also a full review from the ever-eloquent Adam Smith up): You can buy Rogue Legacy for $15 direct from the developer […]

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New release: UnEpic

It’s come to my attention that there is a new side-scrolling aRPG by Spanish developer Francisco Téllez de Meneses out on Steam. UnEpic is inspired by Konami classic The Maze of Galious (which you may also know as the inspiration behind the legendarily difficult indie title La Mulana). You play as “Daniel, a normal guy […]

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New release: Realms of Fortune

Clayton Lilly of Gamaray Ltd. writes in to tell me about Realms of Fortune, an Elder Scrolls-style open world action RPG released back in 2011. Not technically a new release, then, but it’s new to me! The premise: Realms of Fortune is a first person open world RPG set in an era similar to our own […]

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