Posts Tagged ‘game announcements’

Tahira: Echoes of the Astral Empire announced

Peter Castle writes in to announce Tahira: Echoes of the Astral Empire, an upcoming episodic strategy RPG with smooth, rotoscoped animations being developed by Australian indies Whale Hammer Games. The premise: When the Astral Empire disintegrated into civil war, thousands of worlds were cut off from one another. One such world, Ma’abtik, fell into a […]

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Unraveled announced

Criss Oliva writes in to tell me about the existence of Unraveled, a platformer / jRPG hybrid being developed by two-person indie team RosePortal Games. The premise: Unraveled tells the story of a little girl whose family has gone missing at a ship breaking yard. Based on real events, Unraveled takes you through a child’s […]

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Graywalkers: Purgatory announced

After hitting their Kickstarter goal on the second attempt, indie developer Dreamlords Digital is officially good to go on developing their apocalyptic strategy RPG Graywalkers: Purgatory. The premise: the apocalypse has happened, and parts of Heaven, Hell and Earth have merged together in an event called “The Rupture”.  Your story begins in the new island of Purgatory, […]

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Forward to the Sky announced

Wei Chen writes in to announce Forward to the Sky, a 3D Zelda-alike in development by Taiwanese indie devs Magichnology. The premise: Reveal the story of the sky tower. Forward to the Sky is a third person action adventure game in the sky tower ruin. You are going to collect all the crystal pieces to […]

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Sora A Tale of a Hero announced

Mike Vaughan of Nissyoku Games writes in to announce Sora A Tale of a Hero, a 3D jRPG modeled after Final Fantasy 7. The premise: The back drop story revolves around a young teenage girl named Sora who idolizes her hero Serg (name not final), who is now the village chief of Violethaven which Sora […]

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Eternal Eclipse announced

Word reaches me that there’s a new action RPG / survival game hybrid in development by the name of Eternal Eclipse, by developers also calling themselves “Eternal Eclipse.” The premise: Thrown back centuries in a dark and unknown wilderness, having no reinforcements, players have limited resources. Killing furious monsters, building shelter, mastering skills like fishing, […]

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Sproggiwood announced

Three-person indie studio Freehold Games has announced Sproggiwood, a story-driven roguelike set in a world inspired by Finnish mythology. The premise: You begin as a simple farmer from the peaceful island of Clog. Lured into a mysterious portal by a talking sheep, you find yourself in a strange and wondrous realm as the prisoner of […]

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INT announced

Richard writes in to announce INT, a party-based RPG set in a sci-fi future version of our own solar system. They refer to it as a roguelike, but I think that’s stretching the definition pretty darn thin–based on their description, I’d describe it more like “Mass Effect with a load of procedural content.” The premise: […]

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A Simple Roleplay Adventure announced

I have received word of a new jRPG in development. In what has to be the most literal naming of a game since “You Have to Cut The Rope,” it is being called “A Simple Roleplay Adventure.” The premise: ASRA, a simple roleplay adventure, is a 2D RPG game with basic graphic. You will explore a […]

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Age of Grit announced

Andy Morrison of IQ Soup writes in to announce Age of Grit, a Wild-West-themed steampunk airship RPG he’s now developing. The premise: [Y]ou play the captain of a beat-up, old, steam-powered airship exploring a large, cowboy-themed, steampunk world. You’re looking for whatever work you can find–bounty hunting, smuggling contraband, running guns…maybe even a little train robbery […]

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