Posts Tagged ‘new releases’

New release: The Banner Saga 2

Stoic Studio, creators of viking sRPG The Banner Saga (previously checked out here), have just announced the release of the second installment in that series: that, of course, being The Banner Saga 2. The premise: Continue your journey soon after the climactic events of The Banner Saga. The choices you made in the first game […]

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New release: Hyperlight Drifter

I confess, I was a little hesitant to post about this one, as (a) the developers never emailed me, (b) the game’s RPG elements seem minimal at best, and (c) every site on the friggin’ internet has already posted about it–but in the interests of completeness, here we go anyway! Word reaches me that 2D […]

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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: Dungeon Monsters

Word reaches me that French indie developers Mana Cube have just released a mobile first-person dungeon delver in the Shin Megami Tensei vein called Dungeon Monsters. The premise: Collect over 400 units, evolve them into fierce fighters and come up with clever battle strategies. Roam the depths of the underground and save the world from […]

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New release: Naroth

Helge Foerster writes in to inform me about Naroth, a 3D, first-person, open world action RPG of the Elder Scrolls stripe that was recently (okay…like, a month ago) released for mobile. The premise: You travel to Naroth, a green plateau located between the kingdoms of Vilden and Jarrad. On your quest for information about your […]

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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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New release: Hieroglyphika

Markus Hanka writes in to announce the release of Hieroglyphika, a graphical roguelike which uses pictograms in lieu of ASCII text or representational graphics. The premise: Hieroglyphika is a roguelike game completely without text but with pictograms. You get lost in an ancient egyptian pyramid buried deep under the sand of the desert and full […]

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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: 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: 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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