Posts Tagged ‘jRPG’

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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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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