Last we heard from indie developer Sidequest Studios (Söldner-X, Rainbow Moon) they were hard at work on their next strategy RPG grind fest ‘Rainbow Skies‘ developing for the Playstation 3 and VITA. Sidequest Studios has announced via the Playstation Blog that Rainbow Skies will now be coming to Playstation 4 in addition to the other Playstation platforms and for those ...
tri-Ace (developers of Star Ocean) are teaming up with publisher Spike Chunsoft for a new RPG by the name of Exist Archive: the Other Side of the Sky, with gameplay strikingly similar to the tri-Ace series Valkyrie Profile. More specifically Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria which was half platformer, half action RPG. Not too surprising as Masaki Norimoto of Valkyrie Profile is ...
Atlus and Vanillaware have announced an Odin Sphere HD Remake for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and Vita. The remake, entitled Odin Sphere: Leifdrasir, will be “very different” to a straightforward remaster of Odin Sphere according to the developers, and will feature evolved gameplay systems alongside a ‘Classic Mode’ presumably for those who want an experience closer to the action 2D RPG ...
Publisher: Experimental Gamer Studios Developer: Experimental Gamer Studios Platforms: PC, XBLA, PlayStation Mobile Boot Hill Heroes is the first game from indie studio ‘Experimental Gamer,‘ a developer which aims to bring elements from classic RPGs such as Final Fantasy and Chrono Trigger and breathe life into the genre once again. This very small team had a successful kickstarter campaign in late 2012 ...
Disclaimer: the author was provided with a preview build of the game for the purpose of this article Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan isn’t quite what I expected when I first heard of an African Role-Playing Game. Developed in Cameroon, it takes inspiration from its native culture, with dialogue referencing Swahili words and concepts like utamu, and Umoja. However, this ...
Developer: Atlus Publisher: Atlus, NIS America (EU) Platforms: 3DS Since 2007, the Etrian Odyssey franchise has provided modern RPG fans and DS owners a little window into what Role Playing meant back in the early days of gaming: concise story that leaves a lot to the player’s imagination, extensive character skill customization, and dicey enemy encounters that require the player ...
Nippon Ichi Software have debuted the animated opening movie for their upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive title Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance. The anime intro shows off new hero demonic hero Killia in action while possibly the most melodramatic wailing choir of all time performs the theme song. The strategy RPG franchise makes its way to the new console generation on ...
When people think of classic Super Nintendo RPGs, most would envision fantasy worlds of medieval kingdoms and fairy tales. Consequently, most wouldn’t expect one of these games to be set in 18th Century America. I had this mindset myself until I saw a Kickstarter Campaign for Americana Dawn: A role-playing game that blends folklore and inspiration from the tall tales ...