Posts Tagged ‘tactical RPG’

New release: Legends of Eisenwald

Word has it that Legends of Eisenwald, a strategy RPG in the same general oeuvre as the King’s Bounty series, has now been released into the world. Developed by Belarusian indie studio Aterdux Entertainment, Legends of Eisenwald has you recruit soldiers, collect gold, garrison castles, and go on adventures that involve frequent, small-scale, turn-based fights […]

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New release: Chroma Squad

Saulo Camarotti writes in to announce the release of Chroma Squad. Created by Brazilian indies Behold Studios (whom you might recall as the developers behind Knights of Pen and Paper), Chroma Squad is a strategy RPG themed after the goofy 1990s TV show Power Rangers. It’s not merely inspired by the show, however–it’s inspired by […]

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Battle Brothers enters early access

Word reaches me that the fantasy strategy / tactical RPG Battle Brothers (previously covered here) has been released to early access purchasers. In development by German indies Overhype Studios, Battle Brothers involves creating and equipping small armies of characters on an overworld map, maneuvering them to various locations via said map, and then “zooming in” […]

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New release: Telepath Tactics

After many years in development, the strategy RPG Telepath Tactics has now been released. Developed by Chicago-based indie Sinister Design*, Telepath Tactics is modeled after Fire Emblem (albeit with mod support, largely deterministic mechanics, and a wider variety of tactical systems). The main game consists of a single player campaign; the premise: It was deep […]

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New release: Enemy

Tom Johnson writes in to announce the release of Enemy, a squad-based tactical RPG modeled in large part on X-COM and Jagged Alliance. The narrative is fairly minimal, set in a self-consciously video gamey world: Four evil kings (a cyclops, a slime, a vampire, and a rogue AI) are terrorizing the land and a squad […]

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New release: Heroes of Steel Episode 3: Whispers Over Steel

The tireless Trese Brothers have now released a third episode of their top-down tactical dungeon crawler Heroes of Steel. Prior coverage on the series can be found here; but for those who need to be caught up, the gist is that you play a group of four characters navigating the labyrinthine Underdeep after an apocalyptic […]

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New release: Princess and Knight

This is a good time for mobile strategy RPGs, folks. Word reaches me that we have yet another out, this one called Princess and Knight. The brainchild of Korean indie developer TeamSoftIcecream, Princess and Knight is an iOS sRPG that (as far as i can tell) seems to put you on the side of the […]

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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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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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