Posts Tagged ‘Windows game’

New release: The Banner Saga 2

Stoic Studio, creators of viking sRPG The Banner Saga (previously checked out here), have just announced the release of the second installment in that series: that, of course, being The Banner Saga 2. The premise: Continue your journey soon after the climactic events of The Banner Saga. The choices you made in the first game […]

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New release: Hyperlight Drifter

I confess, I was a little hesitant to post about this one, as (a) the developers never emailed me, (b) the game’s RPG elements seem minimal at best, and (c) every site on the friggin’ internet has already posted about it–but in the interests of completeness, here we go anyway! Word reaches me that 2D […]

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Ground Breakers announced, in paid beta

Erik Johnson of Vietnamese indie studio United Indie writes in to announce a turn-based sci-fi tactics game by the name of Ground Breakers. The narrative premise: A few centuries after the apocalypse, ice in the two poles have melted and the earth has no land left. Disorder and riot occurs everywhere. Governments were destroyed. People […]

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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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Overfall hits early access

Word reaches me that Overfall (previously covered here), the tactics-lite / roguelike hybrid from Turkish indies Pera Games, has just entered paid beta less than six months after hitting its funding goal on Kickstarter. The premise remains: You will lead two heroes on a journey across the high seas in search of their lost king. You […]

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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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