Posts Tagged ‘iPad game’

New release: Ambition of the Slimes

Word has it that there’s an odd new mobile strategy RPG in town. From developer Masaya Takahashi (a.k.a. Altairworks) comes a game known only as Ambition of the Slimes. The premise: The world was about to be ruined. A brutal family called the “human” appeared and almost obtained the world. They burnt the forest and […]

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The Banner Saga released on iOS

The Banner Saga, Stoic Studio‘s viking strategy-RPG-cum-interactive-cel-shaded-animation has finally been released for mobile devices: specifically, for iPhone and iPads of the 4S generation and later. (The game won’t run on anything from the iPhone 4 generation or earlier.) In case you missed it, my first impressions piece on the PC version of the game from […]

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New release: Mecha Ace

Today in Choice of Games titles that I neglected to post about, we have Mecha Ace. Written by Paul Wang, Mecha Ace is a 230,000-word choose-your-own-adventure / RPG hybrid set in the midst of an interstellar war between Earth and its colonies. The premise: Step into the cockpit of a giant robot in an interstellar […]

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New release: Neighbourhood Necromancer

One Choice of Games release that I forgot to post about a few months ago is Neighbourhood Necromancer, a choose-your-own-adventure / RPG hybrid with a sort of reverse “Zombies Ate My Neighbors” plot, written by Gavin Inglis. The premise: Command the undead to take revenge on the suburbs! Oh, everyone at school laughed at you, […]

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New release: Yeti’s Parole Officer

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New release: Lethal RPG: War

I did a double-take when the words “Lethal RPG” appeared on my computer monitor. “Wait a second,” I said. “Lethal RPG? Isn’t that a friggin’ enormous series of somewhat rudimentary Flash RPGs from approximately a zillion years ago?” Five seconds of Googling later, and behold: this is indeed a jRPG in that very same lineage, […]

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New release: 500 Years Act 1

Do you ever get an email, then completely forget that it exists before you have a chance to do anything with it? That evidently happened with the subject of today’s post. Poor Will Games wrote to me back in May to announce the release of their real-time space exploration RPG 500 Years Act 1 on […]

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New release: Star Traders 4X Empires

Word has it that the Trese Brothers have released a sequel to Star Traders, called Star Traders 4X Empires. The premise: The great Exodus has ending and the splintered Star Trader Factions are lost, tired of the endless travel, or too slow to keep pace with the main fleet. Alone, and without the protection of […]

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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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Heroes of Steel out for Windows, Episode 2 released

Hey folks, remember this one? The Trese Brothers tell me that (1) they’ve now released the second episode of Heroes of Steel, and (2) the game is now available for Windows on Desura, where it is (a) miscategorized as a roguelike and (b) priced at $11.99. The premise of the second episode: Episode 2 sends […]

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