Posts Tagged ‘new releases’

New Release: Shadows of Adam

I’m a little late with this one, but better late than never: word reaches me that Shadows of Adam, a jRPG created  by the five-person indie team Something Classic, has now been released! (And by “now,” I of course mean “at the end of February.”) The premise: A specter haunts the small, remote village of […]

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New release: Battle Brothers

Word reaches me that Battle Brothers (previously covered here) has finally been released! Developed by Hamburg-based indies Overhype Studios, Battle Brothers is a strategy RPG set in a gritty quasi-medieval setting with a procedurally generated overworld, battles, and quests. The premise: Battle Brothers is a turn based strategy RPG mix which has you leading a […]

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New release: The Tenth Line

Elliot Mahan of Sungazer Software writes in to announce that platformer/jRPG hybrid The Tenth Line (previously covered here) is now out for PC! The premise, in case you need a refresher: Guide the princess of Easania and her unusual but reliable companions through a world of magic, beasts, and dragons while avoiding the clutches of […]

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New release: Witch Hunt

I’m actually a few months late with this one, but hey: it’s new to me! Turns out, Aldorlea Games released another jRPG back in October, mere months after the release of their previous title. This one is a witch-themed jRPG called–you guessed it–Witch Hunt. The premise: Welcome to Ravenshire, the land of curses, tricks and […]

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New release: Arcane Raise

R3TR1X writes in to announce the release of Arcane Raise, which he describes as “survival JRPG inspired by the Dark Souls series, with a focus on story-telling through the environment.” Regrettably, Arcane Raise is not about a wizard angling for a pay increase–rather, the premise is that “resurrected hunters known as Shades, fight alongside humans […]

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New release: Andoran Skye XD

Chadrick Evans of One Man Army Games, the indie developer working on WarRab: Veteran, writes in to announce that he’s released an older game of his set in the same universe: Andoran Skye XD. The narrative premise: Within each planet, at the very core, legendary entities are harbored. They are youthful, full of power and […]

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New release: Celsius Heroes Chapter 1: The Call of Esther

Gary Laporte writes in to announce that Parisian indie studio Celsius Online just released the party-based, first-person dungeon delver/Match 3 hybrid for mobile Celsius Heroes Chapter 1: The Call of Esther…back in March. (But hey! It’s new to me.) The premise: Curses, disasters, invasions of monsters: a deadly shadow is disturbing the peace of the […]

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New release: Queen of Thieves

Celso Riva of Winter Wolves has written in to announce the release of Queen of Thieves, a hybrid dating sim / RPG. You play as three sisters, exploring catacombs, robbing the wealthy, and attempting to shack up with various folks around town (which, let’s be honest, most of us try to do in regular RPGs […]

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New release: Realm of Darkness

Dawn Kiefer writes in to inform me about the release of Realm of Darkness, a party-based wRPG with overhead exploration and turn-based combat that the developer claims is similar to that found in Lords of Xulima. The premise: The game starts out with the main character in his or her house. and the queen of […]

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New release: Avadon 3: The Warborn

It seems the third and final chapter of Vogel’s Avadon wRPG trilogy–that being Avadon 3: The Warborn–is now out, less than a month after its initial announcement! The premise remains: You are a Hand of Avadon, the Black Fortress. You are a warrior and spy, judge and executioner, with nearly unlimited power to fight the […]

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