Posts Tagged ‘jRPG’

New release: Light Apprentice Episode 1

Igor Noronha of Amazu Media writes in to announce the release of the first episode of Light Apprentice, a comic book styled visual narrative with occasional choices and jRPG-style battles. The premise: The story starts when Nate is awaken from his 300 years sleep, by blueling wizard Tlob. He discovers that all he cherished was […]

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New release: Gingiva

John Clowder, creator of the decidedly bizarre surrealist jRPG Middens (previously covered here), has come out with a new title by the name of Gingiva. As with Middens before it, Gingiva is a surrealist jRPG. The premise: An amboeboid landscape threatens to engulf civlization and all its plastic bottles. Disembodied mouths live in the walls […]

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New release: Dragon Fantasy Book 2

Word reaches me that Muteki Corp‘s indie jRPG Dragon Fantasy Book 2 (previously covered here) has been released on Playstation Network and Playstation Vita. The premise: Join Ogden and the heroes of Westeria in this classic JRPG epic, Dragon Fantasy Book II. Travel through the frozen wastelands of Tundaria, experiencing action packed battles without random […]

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New release: RPG Trifecta Pack (Beggar prince)

You may know Super Fighter Team as the group that brought a series of new jRPGs to the Sega Genesis and released over the last 8 years; specifically, Beggar Prince, Legend of Wukong, and Star Odyssey. These games had a weird route to publication: Beggar Prince was actually developed, self-published and released in 1996 by C&E […]

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New release: Nameless: The Hackers

Steve Ip of BoxCat Games writes in to tell me about Nameless: The Hackers, a cyberpunk jRPG where the fights are all simulated hacking battles. The story follows a group of hackers who try to find a missing researcher who has decided to take action against a major secret government organization.  As the hackers uncover […]

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New release: Kanye Quest 3030

So, this is apparently a thing. A developer going by the name of Phenix has released an RPG Maker game starring Kanye West, in what has to be the most ludicrous use of a celebrity persona since Barkley: Shut Up and Jam Gaiden. The game, in case the title of this post didn’t tip you […]

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New release: Epic Quest of the 4 Crystals

Word has it that RosePortal Games (whom you may recall as the studio behind The Princess’ Heart) has released Epic Quest of the 4 Crystals, a new RPG Maker jRPG. The premise: In a world where classic tales come together, a young man must go on an adventure to collect four elemental crystals and save […]

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New release: Millennium 5: Battle of the Millennium

Aldorlea Games writes in to announce the release of Millennium 5: Battle of the Millennium, the fifth and final installment of its Millennium series. Millennium 5 is a jRPG with tournament-style mertial arts fights, where you can win by knocking (or tricking) your opponent out of the ring. The premise: Marine has less than a […]

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New release: RMW Chain Game

Terry Cavanagh has brought to my attention the existence of a new RPG Maker chain game: specifically, the appropriately titled RMW Chain Game. (I say “new,” of course, because we saw one of these released last year.) Created under the auspices of ChainGame.net, RMW Chain Game is basically exquisite corpse conducted via RPG Maker: The […]

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New release: Skyborn

While we’re on the subject of games that I should’ve posted about last year, Dancing Dragon (previously Deadly Sin Studios) came out with a really nice-looking jRPG called Skyborn last spring. (If “Deadly Sin Studios” sounds familiar, it might be because the developer is the same fellow behind the Deadly Sin series, one Phillip Hamilton–you […]

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