Posts Tagged ‘Mac game’

Ground Breakers announced, in paid beta

Erik Johnson of Vietnamese indie studio United Indie writes in to announce a turn-based sci-fi tactics game by the name of Ground Breakers. The narrative premise: A few centuries after the apocalypse, ice in the two poles have melted and the earth has no land left. Disorder and riot occurs everywhere. Governments were destroyed. People […]

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New release: Balrum

The Balcony Softworks team has just written in to announce the release of Balrum. Previously covered here last January, Balrum is a 2D, isometric, open-world wRPG with farming and survival mechanics. Here’s the new narrative premise: It’s twenty years after your village fled the kingdom and took refuge in Darkwood. You always knew that these […]

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Overfall hits early access

Word reaches me that Overfall (previously covered here), the tactics-lite / roguelike hybrid from Turkish indies Pera Games, has just entered paid beta less than six months after hitting its funding goal on Kickstarter. The premise remains: You will lead two heroes on a journey across the high seas in search of their lost king. You […]

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New release: Crashlands

Word reaches me that the action RPG Crashlands (previously covered here) has now been released! Developed by Butterscotch Shenanigans (creators of Quadropus Rampage), Crashlands is an aRPG with crafting, base-building, creature-taming, and big procedurally generated biomes to explore. The premise: Play as Flux Dabes, a galactic delivery truck driver whose latest shipment gets interrupted by […]

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New release: Darkest Dungeon

Red Hook Studios writes in to announce the release of Darkest Dungeon, a side-scrolling, party-based dungeon-delver with a striking graphical style, personality trait mechanics, and a sanity meter for each of your party members. The premise: Darkest Dungeon is a challenging gothic RPG about the stresses of dungeon crawling. You will lead a band of heroes on […]

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New release: Royal Bounty HD

Remember Palm Kingdoms 3 (covered here)? Three-man Bulgarian studio iosoftware Ltd. hasn’t released it yet, but they have released an entirely different fantasy strategy game by the name of Royal Bounty HD. “Royal Bounty?” you say. “Heyyyy, waitaminute, that sounds just like–” Yeah, it does! And as it happens, the developers are quite up-front about […]

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New release: The Legacy of Isaelius

Jack Lambermont writes in to announce the release of his new action RPG inspired by Zelda II. Its name? The Legacy of Isaelius. The premise is pretty damned straightforward: Take control of Dimitri, and seek revenge for the murder of your best bud, Isaelius. Lambermont writes that The Legacy of Isaelius features towns, sidescrolling platforming […]

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New release: Shiny Gauntlet

Hey! Remember that action roguelike-like I just wrote about two days ago, Shiny Gauntlet? It’s out now! The game’s description and feature set hasn’t changed since Tuesday, so I’ll just let you re-read that earlier post for the basic details. The new info concerns how and where to get it: Shiny Gauntlet is available on […]

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New release: Jotun

Word reaches me that the Norse mythological Zelda-alike Jotun (which we’ve covered a few times) is now out! Developed by Montreal indies Thunder Lotus Games, Jotun borrows the explore-boss-explore-boss structure of Shadow of the Colossus, albeit with the chance to gain brand-new “god” powers through exploration. The premise: [Y]ou play Thora, a Norse warrior who […]

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New release: It’s Killing Time

Eric Bonholtzer writes in to announce the release of It’s Killing Time. (It was released in mid-June. What can I say? I’m late on this one.) A new text-based hybrid RPG / Choose-Your-Own-Adventure that weighs in at 140,000 words, It’s Killing Time puts you in the shoes of a killer for hire. The premise: Ever […]

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