Posts Tagged ‘new releases’

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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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: The King’s Heroes

Word reaches me that the ever-prolific Aldorlea Games has released a new jRPG called The King’s Heroes. The premise: Princess Darlene has vanished. The King is completely broke. His only chance is to ask his closest friends for help. And one of them is a natural choice, having been there when it happened. But the […]

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New release: Celestial Tear: Demon’s Revenge

Tyrell and Whitney White of White Guardian Studios have reached out to let me know that the first portion of jRPG Celestial Tear: Demon’s Revenge (previously covered here as Demon’s Revenge, and in numerous Back to Back updates going all the way back to 2012) has been released! According to the developers, this game has […]

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New release: Voidspire Tactics

Annnnnd we’re back! Sorry for the radio silence there, folks–some real-life stuff came up. Anyway, let’s get this ball rolling again! First up, Sean Hayden writes in to announce that Voidspire Tactics (previously covered here) has now been released. Created by one-man army Rad Codex, Voidspire Tactics is an indie tactics RPG with a focus […]

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