Posts Tagged ‘Windows game’

New release: Inaria

Viridian Games has announced the release of Inaria, a very old school, turn-based, tile-based RPG “but with modern interface conveniences that make it easier to play, giving the best of both worlds.” You can pick up the game for a mere $4.99. Check out the trailer below to see if it’s your style.  

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Project Zomboid tech demo released

It turns out that Dead State isn’t the only Fallout-style zombie RPG in development right now. Developer The Indie Stone recently released a tech demo of Project Zomboid, a real-time isometric survival RPG taking place in an infected city. According to the developer, Project Zomboid will feature a massive city environment with open-ended, sandbox gameplay; […]

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Game review: Monster’s Den: Book of Dread

Title: Monster’s Den: Book of Dread Developer: Monstrum Games (Daniel Stradwick) Platforms: Windows, Mac, Linux Price: Free Guest Review by Tof Eklund Monster’s Den and its sequel Monster’s Den: Book of Dread are pure hack-and-slash. As Book of Dread is half-sequel, half updated version (it includes the original dungeon in Monster’s Den in it), this […]

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Game review: Eschalon Book II

Title: Eschalon Book II Developer: Basilisk Games Platforms: Windows, Mac, Linux Price: $24.95 Eschalon Book II is the second game in the Eschalon series by Basilisk Games. Eschalon is an isometric, nonlinear wRPG reminiscent of Fallout and Baldur’s Gate. It does almost everything well, but there are a few areas where the game fails to […]

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Game review: Deadly Sin 2: Shining Faith

Title: Deadly Sin 2: Shining Faith Developer: Deadly Sin Studios Platforms: Windows Price: $19.95 Deadly Sin 2: Shining Faith is a jRPG developed by Deadly Sin Studios in RPG Maker. The author was plainly influenced by Final Fantasy 6, evident in some of the character names, much of the overall plot structure of the game, […]

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Game review: Dubloon

Title: Dubloon Developer: Banov Platforms: Windows Price: Free Dubloon is a jRPG developed by Banov that sports a pirate theme, tile-based movement, and visible, wandering enemy encounters. Featuring an odd mix of inspired design decisions and sloppy implementation, Dubloon is the first RPG I can recall having played where the system I played it on […]

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Game review: Ainevoltas 2

Title: Ainevoltas 2 Developer: Silvernova Platforms: Windows Price: Free Developed by Silvernova, Ainevoltas 2 has been described as a platformer-RPG. In reality, it plays more like a platformer with stats and floaty damage numbers than a proper RPG. Imagine Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, but minus the puzzles, loot, cool abilities, tight controls, and most […]

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Game review: Din’s Curse

Title: Din’s Curse Developer: Soldak Entertainment (Steven Peeler) Platforms: Windows, Mac Price: $24.99 If Diablo and Diner Dash had offspring, I imagine it would turn out something like this. Din’s Curse is a 3D isometric action RPG by Soldak Entertainment (which is to say, it’s by Steven Peeler and a small group of contract workers). […]

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Game review: Ara Fell

Title: Ara Fell: The Legend of Dirisetsu Hollow Developer: Stephen Anthony Platforms: Windows Price: Free [NOTE: This review is for an older, freeware version of this game. Ara Fell has since been remade and released as a commercial product; this review is likely to be unrepresentative of this more recent version.] Ara Fell is a […]

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Game review: Boundless Ocean

Title: Boundless Ocean Developer: RPGCreations Platforms: Windows Price: Free An RPG by Hardi “Orchard-L” Gosal of Radical Poesis Games, Boundless Ocean is a bit like a jRPG take on What Dreams May Come. It has some great ideas, but unfortunately, it is also saddled with an execution that doesn’t quite do them justice. Boundless Ocean’s […]

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