Posts Tagged ‘jRPG’

New release: The Amber Throne

Word reaches me that there’s a new indie jRPG on the scene called The Amber Throne. Created by three-person team The Biggest Missile Ever, The Amber Throne features lovely painted visuals that almost completely disguise its RPG Maker origins. The premise: After awakening from her coffin, Arra recalls little but the last words spoken by her […]

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New release: Ruin

I have received word of a new jRPG released on June 1 called Ruin. Created by MOCBJ Software in OHRRPGCE, Ruin is apparently based on a 2008 title called The Omega. The premise: An earthquake of cataclysmic proportions annihilates the world and ushers in what many address as “the end of times”. But is it […]

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New release: Heroes of Legionwood: Age of Darkness

Dayle Grixti of Dark Gaia Studios writes in to announce the release of Heroes of Legionwood, a jRPG with wRPG elements (or as he describes it, “like someone took the best parts of Final Fantasy and merged them into Baldur’s Gate“). The narrative premise: It has been 100 years since the world ended. Human civilization […]

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New release: Chronicles of a Dark Lord Episode II

Okay! We’re several months late with this one, but we’ll chalk this one up as a “New to Me.” Word reaches me that there’s now finally a follow-up to 2012’s anti-hero-focused jRPG Chronicles of a Dark Lord Episode I. Developed by Kisareth Studios, Chronicles of a Dark Lord: Episode II War of The Abyss is […]

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New-ish release: Dragon Fantasy: The Volumes of Westeria

Hey there, indie RPG fans! I’m still busy as all heck, but I’ve managed to slip away from post-release craziness for a moment to tell you about a game that released recently: Dragon Fantasy: Volumes of Westeria. You may recall Dragon Fantasy Book I, a jRPG by Muteki Corp. that released almost exactly two and […]

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New release: Echo Dawn: Shattered Visions

Word reaches me that there’s a new jRPG out for iPhone by the name of Echo Dawn: Shattered Visions. Developed by Pixel Light Games, Echo Dawn features original art and what appears to be a custom engine, meaning that you won’t be staring at default RPG Maker assets for hours on end while playing it. […]

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New release: Elendia Ceus

The ever-prolific Aldorlea Games writes in to announce the release of Elendia Ceus, a new jRPG they’ve developed. The premise: What lies beneath the skies? This is a question nobody in the cloud world of Elendia wants answered – nobody but one man, LaCaster, who lost his wife as she passed to the other side. […]

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New release: Crystal Story II

Word reaches me that there’s a new indie jRPG on the scene called Crystal Story II. Developed by Emmanuel Salva Cruz, Crystal Story II reportedly features a whole bunch of minigames in addition to its jRPG core. The premise: Crystal Story II is a turn-based RPG that follows the story of a young Dragon on […]

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New release: LISA: The Painful RPG

Happy new year, indie RPG fans! It has just come to my attention that LISA: The Painful RPG (first announced in December 2013) has been released. The premise: Lisa is a quirky side-scrolling RPG set in a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Beneath the charming and funny exterior is a world full of disgust and moral destruction. Players […]

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New release: Secret of QWERTY

Hey folks! With the year ending, we’re in a slow news period for indie RPGs, but there are still things happening. Gryphon writes in to tell me about the release of Secret of QWERTY, a jRPG in which battles require you to correctly type out a sequence of words under time pressure in order to […]

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