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Swordhaven: Iron Conspiracy

2024-04-03

Swordhaven: Iron Conspiracy Interview

Couchpotato interviewed Alexander from Atom Team about their latest game, Swordhaven: Iron Conspiracy. A Kickstarter campaign for the game has already reached 2/3 of the funding goal.


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2024-01-07

Game of the Year Awards 2023 - Most Promising RPG

What is the most promising RPG of 2024? Like every year, you had your say. Check out the details to find out what games our visitors and editors think are most promising.


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Poll Watch

Are you concerned about the use of generative AI by game developers?
Yes, it will decrease the quality of games
15.38%

Yes, it will impact people's jobs / shift the industry
24.36%

Yes, but it is too early to say whether the net result will be negative
30.77%

No, it will increase the quality of games
11.54%

No, it will improve people's jobs
3.85%

No, it won't substantially change anything
3.85%

I don't have any opinion for or against it / don't know enough about generative AI to say
10.26%

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Thursday - June 20, 2024

Monster Hunter Stories - Released

by Hiddenx, 18:36

The J-RPG Monster Hunter Stories has been released on Steam:

Monster Hunter Stories - Overview Trailer

Monster Hunter Stories

SP/MP: Single + MP
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: J-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released

Details

Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance - 500,000 Copies sold

by Hiddenx, 17:21

Gematsu reports that Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance has been sold 500,000 times in three days.

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Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Apocalypse
Genre: Action-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released

Details

Grim Dawn - Version 1.2.1.0 available

by Hiddenx, 17:17

Couchpotato spotted a new Grim Dawn version:

Grim Dawn Version v1.2.1.0 is now available!

Grim Dawn’s latest major content update is now live! With overhauled Nemesis spawns, rebalanced monster Physical damage and vastly expanded build options for pets you should find all new ways to conquer the endgame, or bring some old favorites back!

(Worth mentioning, this is Grim Dawn’s second longest changelog ever, short of the epic v1.1.9.2 changelog by just 67 lines!)

For the full list of changes, stop by the forum.

 

Grim Dawn

SP/MP: Single + MP
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Hack & Slash
Platform: PC
Release: Released

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Dragon Age: The Veilguard - Deep Dive

by Hiddenx, 17:14

Gameinformer checked out Dragon Age: The Veilguard:

A Deep Dive Into Dragon Age: The Veilguard’s Combat, Abilities, Skill Tree, And More

If you're at all familiar with the Dragon Age series, you likely already know BioWare has experimented quite a lot with its gameplay. From Dragon Age: Origins' real-time strategy RPG approach to Dragon Age II's mostly-set-within-one-city action experience to Dragon Age: Inquisition's strategy-action mix, BioWare hasn't quite defined the franchise's combat. However, a through-line is apparent from Origins to Inquisition: BioWare seemingly wants this franchise to be action but has attempted to shift to that without abandoning its longtime fans. 

With Dragon Age: The Veilguard, BioWare has completed its transition from strategy to real-time action, but thanks to an optional tactical pause-and-play combat wheel that harkens back to the series' origins, I feel it's found a great (battle)ground for Dragon Age combat. Of course, it's hard to tell how Veilguard's action will hold up over what is sure to be a dozens-of-hours-long RPG, but if what I've seen so far is any indication, the studio is on to something.

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Dragon Age: The Veilguard

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: RPG
Platform: PC
Release: In development

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Black Myth: Wukong - First Impressions @ IGN

by Hiddenx, 16:16

IGN checked out Black Myth: Wukong:

Black Myth: Wukong – Hands-On With an Impressive First 2 Hours

Bringing a bit of speed to the soulslike genre.

The list of impressive looking soulslike games on the horizon is long, with games like Phantom Blade Zero, Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn, and Wuchong: Fallen Feathers all having solid showings this summer event season. But there’s always been something extra special about Black Myth: Wukong. It’s stunningly gorgeous, the animations are incredibly fluid, it’s steeped in rich Chinese culture, and there’s just something immensely satisfying about playing as a Monkey King and beating up all sorts of mythical creatures with a giant extendable staff. While this isn’t the first time IGN has gone hands-on with the game, it is my own personal first time with it – and after two hours of playtime with the opening chapter, I somehow walked away even more excited for its August 20th release.

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All in all, I greatly enjoyed my time with Black Myth: Wukong. Even in just two hours of playtime, I felt like I got to experience a lot of combat progression and am excited to see how things continue to evolve as the game goes on. We won’t have to wait much longer to see how the full game shakes out, as Black Myth: Wukong releases on PC and PlayStation 5 on August 20.

Black Myth: Wukong

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Action-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: In development

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Fallout: NV - Fallout: Nuevo Mexico Mod on hold

by Hiddenx, 16:12

PC Gamer reports that the Fallout: New Vegas mod Fallout: Nuevo Mexico is on hold:

Fallout: Nuevo Mexico dev team breaks months of silence, confirms the big New Vegas mod we liked so much last year is 'on hold' as lead developer steps back from the project

Trailers and gameplay videos were deleted without explanation earlier this year.

Fallout: Nuevo Mexico made a big impression on senior editor Rich Stanton when he ran across it in 2023: "The mod of my irradiated dreams," he enthused at the time. Sadly, after at least three years of work it looks like the project has run aground, as a message on the official Nuevo Mexico Discord server says development is on hold and the project lead has decided to step back from the whole thing.

[...]

"The project has been on hold for some time, and [project lead] Zapshock has decided to step back from active participation in the community," JK Serling, credited as head of public relations, said in a message posted to the Fallout: Nuevo Mexico Discord (via VG247). "For now, Zapshock won't be available on Discord or any social media platforms."

[...]

Fallout: NV

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Post-Apoc
Genre: RPG
Platform: PC, Xbox 360, PS3
Release: Released

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RPG General News - Ye Old Entertainment Previews

by Hiddenx, 16:05

Ye Old Entertainment checked out Hard West 2, Zoria, Across the Obelisk, Gone Rogue and Journey to the West:

What I've been playing: Hard West 2, Zoria, Across the Obelisk, Gone Rogue and Journey to the West

00:56 - Zoria Age of Shattering
12:16 - Hard West II
19:25 - Gone Rogue
24:57 - Divinity Chronicles: Journey to the West
29:03 - Across the Obelisk

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RPG General News

SP/MP: Unknown
Setting: Unknown
Genre: RPG
Platform: Unknown
Release: In development

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The Necromancer's Tale - Trailer

by Hiddenx, 16:00

Couchpotato spotted a new trailer for the isometric RPG The Necromancer's Tale:

The Necromancer's Tale - Trailer June 2024

The Necromancer's Tale

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Historical
Genre: RPG
Platform: PC
Release: In development

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Flint - Treasure of Oblivion - Gameplay Trailer

by Hiddenx, 15:56

Couchpotato spotted a gameplay trailer for Flint - Treasure of Oblivion:

Flint: Treasure of Oblivion – ESRB Gameplay Trailer

Flint - Treasure of Oblivion

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Historical
Genre: Tactical RPG
Platform: PC
Release: In development

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Elden Ring - Shadow of the Erdtree Release Day

by Hiddenx, 15:30

Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree will bereleased today:

Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree - Official Launch Trailer

In the Land of Shadow, a place obscured by the Erdtree, Empyrean Miquella awaits the return of his promised Lord. Witness the birth of a God. The coming of a Lord. And follies better left forgotten. In that forsaken place, blood must spill.

 

Source: IGN

Elden Ring

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Action-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released

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Scars of Mars - Released

by Hiddenx, 08:13

Scars of Mars has been released:

Scars of Mars is out today!

React, Adapt, Survive! Real-time RPG

Scars of Mars is a real-time RPG set in space. In this game, every second counts and making accurate instructions and decisions is crucial for survival. Battles unfold in real-time, and travel routes will branch off randomly, triggering events that force you to make split-second choices.

As the commander of a humanoid unit, you are tasked with a top-secret mission: rescue the survivors trapped in a Mars research facility that has gone dark and bring them back to Earth.

Engage in thrilling and satisfying battles where quick decision-making is key to defeating your enemies!

Scars of Mars

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Sci-Fi
Genre: Action-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released

Details

Wednesday - June 19, 2024

Within the Cosmos - Still in Development

by Hiddenx, 18:02

Couchpotato spotted a development update for Within the Cosmos:

June 2024: Development Update

The current state of the game, and information regarding my absence.

Hello everyone,

I hope this message finds you well. It's been quite some time since our last communication, and I want to start by expressing my sincerest apologies for the lack of updates on the progress of Within the Cosmos. Your support and enthusiasm for the game mean everything to me, and I understand the concerns that have arisen during this period of silence.

Since my last communication on September 2021, I had every intention of releasing a trailer and keeping you updated on the progress of the game. Unfortunately, unforeseen challenges arose, and I found myself in a position where I had to prioritise my financial stability. Like many indie developers, I poured my heart, soul, and savings into this project. I had quit my job and was focusing on the development of the game full time. However, I reached a point where I had to pause development to secure a stable income to support myself, and to support the games development. As a result of that, a couple of things had to go offline, like the games website, my contact email, etc. as I simply couldn't afford to keep them. It was a difficult decision, one that weighed extremely heavily on me, but it was necessary for my own stability, well-being, and for the well-being of the game itself.

Since then, I've been working diligently to strike a balance between my passion for this dream of mine and the necessity of financial stability. While it hasn't been easy, I've made significant progress and am now in a better position to continue the development of Within the Cosmos and share it with you.

Despite the setbacks, my passion for Within the Cosmos has never wavered. I've continued to work on it whenever I found the time, I've added, altered, and polished mechanics whenever I could. I am more determined than ever to see this project through to completion.

With all of this in mind, I am committed to keeping you all updated on the development of Within the Cosmos. While I cannot provide an exact timeline for release at this moment, please know that I am working diligently to finish the game that has been by my side throughout a significant portion of my life, I've planned my life around this game, this game is my life, and I will not stop working on it until it's completed.

In the meantime, I'm happy to announce that I'll be releasing a gameplay video on 20 June, showcasing the current state of the game. This video will offer a glimpse of the progress I've made and the direction the game is heading. It will showcase Berith II, and the city of Chronos, and a couple of new features that I've added to the game. I look forward to hearing your thoughts on it, as I feel like the game has changed quite a bit since the previous gameplay video a couple of years ago.

Your concern for my well-being is extremely touching, I thank all of you deeply for that. Your support has been the driving force behind this project, and I'm endlessly grateful for each and every one of you. Your interest in this project is genuinely what has kept me going during a difficult period. Once again, I offer my deepest apologies for the lack of communication, and thank you all for keeping my project wishlisted, for your understanding, patience, and unwavering belief in Within the Cosmos.

- debdev

Within the Cosmos

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Sci-Fi
Genre: RPG
Platform: PC
Release: In development

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Dread Delusion - Review @ RPGamer

by Hiddenx, 17:55

RPGamer reviewed Dread Delusion:

Dread Delusion Review

Use Your Delusion

There’s something to be said about the diminished art of a small open world. In the race for the ever-increasing size of game worlds, often overlooked is that the simple size of a landmass does little to provide interest to the player. A big space presents potential but that potential still needs to be realized. Ironically, a smaller open world has an easier time justifying itself, better able to fill its area with meaning while also suggesting a world much larger than what is strictly depicted. Dread Delusion doesn’t quite thread that needle perfectly, but in trying its hardest, it offers a lot in charm.

In the years following the God War, a conflict between the Apostatic Union and the Old Gods who previously ruled the world, the planet was left uninhabitable and the victorious Union was forced to the skies on floating islands known as the Skyrealms. Looking to wipe out the last remnants of the old ways, the Union begins an Inquisition on the Oneiric Islands, a small, tucked away part of the Skyrealms that has become the final holdout of outlaws, the Old Gods, and their followers. In their desperation, the Union begins recruiting prisoners to do their dirty work, which is where the player enters the picture. The player is sent to deal with mercenary captain Vela Callose, a woman who harbors a secret that could prove catastrophic. It’s up to the player to recruit her former allies in order to put a stop to her machinations.

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The stars never fully aligned for Dread Delusion but it’s still an admirable effort. The world is intriguing, the dialogue surprisingly funny, and the sights something to behold. It’s also an adventurers dream, as the best parts of the game are seeing something new and bee-lining for it only to stumble across something else in the process. The game may end up a little too soft and mushy to wholly come together, but its ease can allow for a wider audience to come check out just how zany everything else is.

Score: 3.5/5

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Dread Delusion

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Adventure-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released

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Fantasian Neo Dimension - Launches this Winter

by Hiddenx, 17:52

The J-RPG Fantasian Neo Dimension will be released this winter:

FANTASIAN Neo Dimension - Announcement Trailer

The father of FINAL FANTASY, Hironobu Sakaguchi, and renowned composer Nobuo Uematsu return to deliver an original RPG story.

Experience an enhanced version of FANTASIAN, initially released for Apple Arcade in 2021, with brand-new features, including English and Japanese voiceovers and an additional difficulty option.

As Leo, embark on an adventure to discover your memories and save the world from a mechanical infection. Maneuver your skill trajectories during battle, and dive into a new dimension with a unique twist on a classic RPG experience.

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Fantasian Neo Dimension

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: J-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: In development

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Romancing SaGa 2: Revenge of the Seven - Announced for October 24

by Hiddenx, 17:42

A remake of the tactical RPG Romancing SaGa 2: Revenge of the Seven has been announce for October 24:

Romancing SaGa 2: Revenge of the Seven – Announcement Trailer

Romancing SaGa 2: Revenge of the Seven, the full 3D remake of a fan-favorite Romancing SaGa 2, is coming to Nintendo Switch, PS5, PS4 and Steam on October 24, 2024.  

Romancing SaGa 2, the hit RPG that sold more than 1 million copies upon its 1993 release in Japan, was praised by many for its challenge, nonlinear exploration, and deep and unique gameplay mechanics. 

Revisit the history of the Varennes Empire in the first modern 3D remake of this groundbreaking title and defeat the Seven Heroes - once beloved saviors of humankind, now fallen and seeking vengeance on all who wronged them. 

With Japanese and English voiceovers, an enhanced turn-based battle system, and both the original and rearranged compositions by the legendary Kenji Ito (known for his work on the SaGa franchise, notably SaGa Frontier and the Mana series), it's your chance to choose the next ruler and expand the Empire across multiple generations, engaging in a battle that spans over millennia.

Save Your Empire. Defend Your Legacy.

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Romancing SaGa 2: Revenge of the Seven

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Tactical RPG
Platform: PC
Release: In development

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RPG General News - Phantom Brave: The Lost Hero announced for 2025

by Hiddenx, 17:28

Phantom Brave: The Lost Hero will get a Steam release in 2025:

Phantom Brave: The Lost Hero – Announcement Trailer

Set sail to save the day with Marona and her Phantom friends in Phantom Brave: The Lost Hero, coming to Nintendo Switch in 2025!
Each stage of this colorful RPG adventure offers a gridless tactical turn-based challenge. Utilize the "Confine" system to recruit Phantoms, binding them to objects on the map for unique advantages. Unleash potent attacks with "Confine," merging Phantoms with cannons and other Gadgets. When all else fails, execute Marona's special "Confriend" ability for show-stopping abilities that will turn the tide of battle! 

RPG General News

SP/MP: Unknown
Setting: Unknown
Genre: RPG
Platform: Unknown
Release: In development

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Fallout 4 - Settler Built Settlements Mod

by Hiddenx, 17:21

Couchpotato spotted a new mod for Fallout 4 called Settler Built Settlements:

Settler Built Settlements Mod

Give your settlers supplies, and let them build the settlement themselves

Do you ever just wish the your settlers could manage their own shit? Why is it that you, the sole survivor, are the only one capable of of dragging a pillow and a dirty mattress over? Or planting crops? Or patching a wall? Are you tired of the building up every settlement piece by piece, and just want to not be bothered with the details anymore?

Settler Built Settlements is a simple, immersive answer to all of those questions. All you need to do is build the Settlement Building Supplies(tm) in the crafting menu, leave (far enough away for the cell to unload), and the next time you return to the settlement your settlers will have built themselves some homes, crops, maybe even some defenses. All without you having to lift a finger.

Fallout 4

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Post-Apoc
Genre: RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released

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Enotria: The Last Song - Preview

by Hiddenx, 17:16

GameSpot checked out Enotria: The Last Song:

Enotria: The Last Song Is A More Dynamic Souls-likes That Gives You Freedom From Character Builds

With swappable loadouts, Jyamma Games is looking to make the Souls formula a little easier to get into for players who might struggle with character builds and stats.

There are a lot of games out there taking inspiration from and riffing on the formula that From Software popularized with its Souls games, but Enotria: The Last Song is the first one I've encountered that is explicitly angled at opening it up to more people.

I played Enotria at Summer Game Fest's Play Days event, where developer Jyamma Games had a demo that featured a boss rush of three fights from the game, ramping up in difficulty. The first featured a battle with a miniboss, a jester-like guy with a spear; the second was a wispy magic-user; and the third, a giant puppet monster. All three were tough, but I took them all down well within the hour appointment time I had.

I have a lot of Souls-like experience, but part of my success in such a limited window of time was due to the coaching from Jyamma producer Eduoardo Basile on how Enotria's signature systems work. While Enotria felt immediately familiar as a Souls-like--Jyamma says it falls somewhere between Bloodborne and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice in terms of a focus on aggressive fighting and parrying--it's also attempting to ease up on some of the harder-to-understand elements of From Software's games. That's, namely, the idea of being committed to a certain type of character or a certain type of build, which can put you at an advantage in some situations and a disadvantage in others.

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Enotria: The Last Song

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Action-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: In development

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Age of Wonders 4 - Eldritch Realms Expansion released

by Hiddenx, 17:11

The Eldritch Realms Expansion has been released:

Age of Wonders 4: Eldritch Realms OUT NOW | Release Trailer

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Age of Wonders 4

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Tactical RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released

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Sandwalkers - Early Access Release

by Hiddenx, 17:08

The tactical RPG Sandwalkers has been released into Early Access today:

Sandwalkers - Turn Based Strategy Roguelike - Early Access Trailer

Sandwalkers is a roguelike turn-based exploration game. Build your team, traverse varied hostile environments, face countless dangers, and gain knowledge that will help you find and resurrect the Mother Tree Umama.

 

Sandwalkers

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Dungeon Crawler
Platform: PC
Release: In development

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Mushoku Tensei: Quest of Memories - Released

by Hiddenx, 17:05

The dungeon crawler Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation Quest of Memories has been released:

Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation | LABYRINTH ARC TRAILER

Immerse yourself in the world of Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation!

Mushoku Tensei: Quest of Memories

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Dungeon Crawler
Platform: PC
Release: Released

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Timothy Cain - The Canceling of Fallout Van Buren

by Hiddenx, 16:45

Tim Cain tells the story of Fallout Van Buren:

The Canceling of Fallout Van Buren...And Me

Timothy Cain

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Meifumado - Announced for July 18

by Hiddenx, 16:17

The action RPG Meifumado will be released on July 18:

Meifumado - Release Date Trailer

Meifumado is an action role-playing game set in a post-apocalyptic, immersive world inspired by Japan. Features non-linear levels and a diverse combat system offering varied arsenal of weapons and fighting skills at the player's disposal.

Meifumado

SP/MP: Unknown
Setting: Post-Apoc
Genre: Action-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: In development

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Tuesday - June 18, 2024

Elden Ring - Shadow of the Erdtree Reviews

by Hiddenx, 19:15

Couchpotato spotted two reviews for Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree:

Fextralife: Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree Review No Spoilers: 120+ Hours of Gameplay on PC & PS5!

IGN: Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree DLC Review

Elden Ring

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Action-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released

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Sword of Convallaria - Release Date: July 31

by Hiddenx, 19:12

The tactical RPG Sword of Convallaria will be released on July 31:

Sword of Convallaria | Global Launch Announcement

Sword of Convallaria is a fantasy tactical RPG that revitalizes the beloved Japanese turn-based and pixel art genre. Collect and train a roster of mercenaries, customize your squad, and apply your own strategies to save the nation of Iria. Journey through a world of plot twists where every choice you make will reshape your destiny.

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Sword of Convallaria

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Tactical RPG
Platform: PC
Release: In development

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Dragon Quest III - Announced for November 14

by Hiddenx, 19:08

A remastered version of Dragon Quest III will be released on Steam on November 14:

DRAGON QUEST III HD-2D Remake – Release Date Trailer

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Dragon Quest III

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: J-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: In development

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Timothy Cain - Fallout as a Work of Art

by Hiddenx, 18:53

Tim talks about Fallout as a piece of art:

Fallout As A Work Of Art

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Timothy Cain

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Baten Kaitos I & II - PC Version released

by Hiddenx, 18:49

The J-RPGs Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean and Baten Kaitos Origins are now available on Steam as a remastered package:

Baten Kaitos Ⅰ & Ⅱ HD Remaster – Steam Launch Trailer

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Baten Kaitos I & II

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: J-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released

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Interregnum Chronicles: False Prophet - Early Access Release

by Hiddenx, 12:09

The strategy RPG Interregnum Chronicles: False Prophet will be released into Early Access today:

Interregnum: False Prophet Gameplay Overview Trailer

Interregnum: False Prophet is a tactical, turn-based strategy game about survival in a post-apocalyptic world of eternal winter.

Interregnum Chronicles: False Prophet

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Post-Apoc
Genre: Strategy-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: In development

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Honkai: Star Rail - Firefly Trailer

by Hiddenx, 07:06

Honkai: Star Rail 2.3 will be released tomorrow - Firefly is a new character:

Firefly Trailer — Embers in a Shell | Honkai: Star Rail

 

Honkai: Star Rail

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Sci-Fi
Genre: Strategy-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released

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Monday - June 17, 2024

RPGamer - News Roundup

by Hiddenx, 19:04

Couchpotato spotted a news roundup for the last week at RPGamer.

RPGamer

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Dragon Age: The Veilguard - Only two Companions

by Hiddenx, 19:02

Rock Paper Shotgun reports that the party in Dragon Age: The Veilguard will be a small one:

Dragon Age: The Veilguard strips your RPG party down to two companions, but they'll be "deeper" with a lot more banter

The most banter ever

"Two's company, three's a crowd," the saying goes, unless the first two are warriors and the third one is a priest, in which case the superior proverb is surely "three's a moderately balanced squad, two's a massive liability"? Here to put such kitchen wisdom to the test is BioWare's Dragon Age: The Veilguard, which "only" allows you to bring two companions into the fray, one fewer than 2014's Dragon Age: Inquisition. It's another indication that this will be more biffy action game than thinky party-based RPG. The upside, assuming you find that last sentence disappointing, is that exploration and combat will be more "intimate", and individual characters will have more screentime to bounce off each other and flourish as personalities. All this comes care of a BioWare Discord Q&A from late last week, which you can watch in full below.

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Dragon Age: The Veilguard

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: RPG
Platform: PC
Release: In development

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Baldur's Gate 3 - Mod Support = Final Handover

by Hiddenx, 18:59

Eurogamer reports that the mod support for Baldur's 3 is Larian's final work on it:

Mod support in Baldur's Gate 3 will be final handover moment to players, says Larian CEO - And why early access was so important.

Baldur's Gate 3 will receive official mod support in a forthcoming patch, which Larian CEO Swen Vincke said will be a handover moment to players.

Speaking at BAFTA's An Evening with Baldur's Gate 3 after the game received multiple wins at this year's awards, Vincke discussed development of the game and Larian's long term support.

"One of the big things for us, and the one that we're really working towards now, is the ability for players to mod [Baldur's Gate 3] themselves, because then they will be able to make their own things," said Vincke. "And I think that will be the point where we're going to say 'ok, now it's yours fully'."

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Baldur's Gate 3

SP/MP: Single + MP
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released

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Lords of the Fallen - New Game next Year

by Hiddenx, 18:54

Blue's News reports that a new game in the Lords of the Fallen series will be released next year.

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Lords of the Fallen

SP/MP: Single + MP
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Action-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released

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Mortismal Gaming - Most anticipated Games

by Hiddenx, 18:03

Mortismal Gaming is looking forward to these games:

My Five Most Anticipated Games For The Back Half Of 2024

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00:00 Intro
01:39 New Arc Line
02:32 Bloodlines 2
04:30 Dragon Age The Veilguard
07:24 Kingdom Come Deliverance 2
09:18 Avowed
10:54 Wrap Up

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Black Myth: Wukong - Previews

by Hiddenx, 17:59

Couchpotato spotted two previews for Black Myth: Wukong:

IGN: Black Myth: Wukong - Hands-On With an Impressive First 2 Hours

GameSpot: Black Myth: Wukong: A Fun Action RPG filled with Bosses

Black Myth: Wukong

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Action-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: In development

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Kingdom Come: Deliverance II - Interview

by Hiddenx, 17:54

SxyBiscuit interviewed Warhorse Studios about Kingdom Come: Deliverance II:

Kingdom Come Deliverance 2 | Warhorse Studios Interview | New Details

Kingdom Come: Deliverance II

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Historical
Genre: Action-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: In development

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RPG General News - Todd Howard Interview @ MrMattyPlays

by Hiddenx, 17:51

MrMattyPlays interviewed Todd Howard:

Matty Interviews Todd Howard: Future Of Fallout, Starfield Year 2, Elder Scrolls VI Info, & MORE!

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RPG General News

SP/MP: Unknown
Setting: Unknown
Genre: RPG
Platform: Unknown
Release: In development

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