Posts Tagged ‘tactical RPG’

New release: Halfway

Folks: Halfway has now gone all the way–which is to say, the 2D tactical RPG is now out! Halfway is set several hundred years in the future, and has a decidedly Alien / System Shock 2 thing going on: In Halfway you take control of a small team of survivors faced with a violent invasion […]

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Heroes of Steel out for Windows, Episode 2 released

Hey folks, remember this one? The Trese Brothers tell me that (1) they’ve now released the second episode of Heroes of Steel, and (2) the game is now available for Windows on Desura, where it is (a) miscategorized as a roguelike and (b) priced at $11.99. The premise of the second episode: Episode 2 sends […]

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New release: GhostControl Inc.

Tassilo Rau of Bumblebee Games (ongoing developers of the jRPG Days of Dawn) writes in to tell me about a tactical RPG / strategy game hybrid they recently released. The name? GhostControl Inc. Tassilo describes GhostControl as marriage of “turn-based strategy like in X-Com, business management as in Theme Hospital and insane ghosthunting like in […]

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New release: The Banner Saga

After a long and harrowing development, Stoic Studio‘s epic strategy RPG The Banner Saga has finally been released! Based on Norse mythology, The Banner Saga puts you in charge of leading a caravan of vikings fleeing from an approaching army of supernatural enemies. Along the way, you’ll settle disputes, make hard choices, traverse dialog trees […]

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Kingturn Underworld RPG released for iOS

Previously exclusive to Android phones, the KingTurn series has now been fully ported to iOS: KingTurn RPG, KingTurn RPG Plus, and now Kingturn Underworld RPG. You can read our prior coverage of these games here, here and here. The Kingturn Underworld RPG download is free–however, if it follows the pattern of past releases, you’ll be […]

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New release: Kingturn Underworld RPG

Man; you turn your back for a few months, and BOOM: Mangobile releases another Kingturn game! For those who don’t know, Kingturn is a strategy RPG series for mobile devices (for more background, see this and this.) The premise of this newest one, Kingturn Underworld RPG, is decidedly Disgaea-ish: Juliet, necromancer and daughter of Overlord Xanthus, […]

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New release: Partia: The Broken Lineage

Greetings, indie RPG fans! Over the weekend, I learned about a strategy RPG that just recently released for iPhone and iPad by the name of Partia: The Broken Lineage. The developers don’t quite provide a premise, though they do have a somewhat lengthy history of the game world that hints at a plot: However to […]

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Old release: The Battle for Wesnoth

The Battle for Wesnoth is a bit of a classic. It was first developed by David White and released for free back in 2003; because the game is open source, however, it has been further developed and extended by a small army of people over the intervening years. Wesnoth is so old that it gets […]

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Game review: Dark War Strategy Chapters 1 and 2

Title: Dark War Strategy Chapter 1: Rise of the Dark Kingdom and Dark War Strategy Chapter 2: The Fifth Element Developer: Belugerin Games Platforms: Browser Price: Free Dark War Strategy Chapter 1: Rise of the Dark Kingdom and Dark War Strategy Chapter 2: The Fifth Element comprise a two-part isometric fantasy tactical RPG created in […]

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New release: 10 Fantasy Fights

Geoff Dunbar of Merry Prankster Games writes in to announce the release of 10 Fantasy Fights, a short (but free) fantasy tactics game featuring combat of the real-time-with-pause variety and a rules system reminiscent of D&D’s. The premise is a bit flimsy, and by the author’s own admission, is there primarily to justify him stress-testing […]

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