Posts Tagged ‘new releases’

New release: Ambition of the Slimes

Word has it that there’s an odd new mobile strategy RPG in town. From developer Masaya Takahashi (a.k.a. Altairworks) comes a game known only as Ambition of the Slimes. The premise: The world was about to be ruined. A brutal family called the “human” appeared and almost obtained the world. They burnt the forest and […]

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New release: Legend of Grimrock 2

Word reaches me that Finnish indie developer Almost Human, Ltd. has released the sequel to their critically acclaimed real-time, first-person, party-based dungeon crawler Legend of Grimrock. The title? Legend of Grimrock 2! (Duh.) The premise: A group of four prisoners have shipwrecked on the secluded Isle of Nex. The island is filled with ancient crumbled […]

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New release: Pier Solar HD

Hey guys! Remember Pier Solar HD? Developer WaterMelon Co. has finally released it, and has written to me with the details! (Actually, they released it on September 30th; I’m a little late in posting this. My bad.) The new incarnation of Pier Solar is a 2D jRPG featuring a strange mix of chunky pixel art […]

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Partia 2: The Pretenders War

Nearly two years ago, the mobile sRPG Partia: The Broken Lineage broke onto the app store. Word has it that Team Imago has now released a sequel by the name of Partia 2: The Pretenders War. The premise: I haven’t a clue, frankly. The developers don’t provide one. The title seems to suggest a war […]

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The Banner Saga released on iOS

The Banner Saga, Stoic Studio‘s viking strategy-RPG-cum-interactive-cel-shaded-animation has finally been released for mobile devices: specifically, for iPhone and iPads of the 4S generation and later. (The game won’t run on anything from the iPhone 4 generation or earlier.) In case you missed it, my first impressions piece on the PC version of the game from […]

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New release: Auro

I’ve just learned that Auro–the not-technically-a-roguelike tactics title that was the subject of this interview–has finally been released! (Specifically, it appeared on Google Play in mid-September; the iOS release remains pending.) Auro is a hex-based quasi-roguelike from DinoFarm Games, the creators of 100 Rogues. The premise: Set in an original fantasy universe, guide the brash, […]

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New release: Mecha Ace

Today in Choice of Games titles that I neglected to post about, we have Mecha Ace. Written by Paul Wang, Mecha Ace is a 230,000-word choose-your-own-adventure / RPG hybrid set in the midst of an interstellar war between Earth and its colonies. The premise: Step into the cockpit of a giant robot in an interstellar […]

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New release: Steam Marines

Word reaches me that Steam Marines, the sci-fi outer space squad-based tactics roguelike from developer Worthless Bums, has been released after more than two years in development. True to their name, Worthless Bums haven’t provided us with a narrative summary, so I’m just going to write the game an ad hoc one from memory right […]

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New release: Neighbourhood Necromancer

One Choice of Games release that I forgot to post about a few months ago is Neighbourhood Necromancer, a choose-your-own-adventure / RPG hybrid with a sort of reverse “Zombies Ate My Neighbors” plot, written by Gavin Inglis. The premise: Command the undead to take revenge on the suburbs! Oh, everyone at school laughed at you, […]

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New release: Yeti’s Parole Officer

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