Posts Tagged ‘jRPG’

New release: Ara Fell

Stephen Anthony of Stegosoft Games, writes in to inform me that the once-abandoned freeware jRPG Ara Fell has been released in improved, commercial form. Here’s the game’s narrative premise: Long, long ago, the elven sorcerers cast a spell to save the floating world of Ara Fell from destruction. Instead, they doomed it to fall from […]

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New release: ChemCaper Act I

So! Remember ChemCaper, that chemistry-themed jRPG by Ace EdVenture Studio that was just funded on Kickstarter last month? Act I is somehow already out for Android and iOS. The premise: You are Roub Idyum, a Moon Being from Reac Ta. For reasons unknown, a sinister foe has turned the usually friendly and helpful Petticles into […]

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New release: OH! RPG!

Word reaches me that there’s a new jRPG in town called OH! RPG! developed by RosePortal Games. The premise: Heroes always win! But what happens to those who don’t? Play as unique and colorful characters as the world comes to an end after our heroes’ utter defeat. The game consists of 8 chapters, each with […]

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New release: Echoes of Aetheria

Word reaches me that Dancing Dragon Games (behind the Deadly Sin series and Skyborn) has come out with a new jRPG called Echoes of Aetheria. (While the game apparently launched in November 2015, it only just came to Steam this past week.) Billed as a spiritual successor to Skyborn, the narrative premise is as follows: […]

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New release: The King’s Heroes

Word reaches me that the ever-prolific Aldorlea Games has released a new jRPG called The King’s Heroes. The premise: Princess Darlene has vanished. The King is completely broke. His only chance is to ask his closest friends for help. And one of them is a natural choice, having been there when it happened. But the […]

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New release: Celestial Tear: Demon’s Revenge

Tyrell and Whitney White of White Guardian Studios have reached out to let me know that the first portion of jRPG Celestial Tear: Demon’s Revenge (previously covered here as Demon’s Revenge, and in numerous Back to Back updates going all the way back to 2012) has been released! According to the developers, this game has […]

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New release: UnderTale

Word has it that surreal jRPG UnderTale (previously covered here) has now been released. Created by solo developer Toby Fox, UnderTale is a bit of an odd bird, with loads of minigames governing various mechanics and the ability to eschew combat entirely, instead making friends with your enemies. The narrative premise is pretty short: In […]

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New release: A Timely Intervention

Word reaches me that Aldorlea Games has recently released a follow-up to their popular RPG Maker jRPG The Tale of a Common Man (previously covered here). The name? A Timely Intervention. Here’s the narrative premise: “Those who control the present, control the past. And those who control the past control the future.” That’s what they […]

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New release: Blacksword Chronicles

Dave Yen writes in to announce Blacksword Chronicles, a free RPG maker mini-jRPG developed and entered into Game Dev Fort’s recent Indie Game Maker Contest by the 3-person Watermark RPG team. Blacksword Chronicles sports the following narrative premise: Within the ruins of a fallen empire, in a room long forgotten by the world, a swordsman […]

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New release: Celestian Tales: Old North

Word has reached me that Ekuator Games has just released Celestian Tales: Old North. Previously covered here, Celestian Tales: Old North is a jRPG with a watercolor visual aesthetic and fraught moral quandaries against a backdrop of impending war. The premise: Embark on an expansive journey of discovery wrought with conflict and moral choices where […]

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