Posts Tagged ‘tactical RPG’

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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New release: Steam Marines

Word reaches me that Steam Marines, the sci-fi outer space squad-based tactics roguelike from developer Worthless Bums, has been released after more than two years in development. True to their name, Worthless Bums haven’t provided us with a narrative summary, so I’m just going to write the game an ad hoc one from memory right […]

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New release: Tactics Maiden

Mangobile, the developer behind the ever-growing mobile strategy RPG franchise Kingturn, has released a brand new mobile strategy RPG by the name Tactics Maiden. The developers have not released any sort of narrative summary, so I have no idea what the storyline is. In fact, it isn’t immediately clear to me whether this even takes […]

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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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