New Release Round-Up (June 3, 2021)
Welcome to RPGamer’s new release round-up. In this column we look to provide our readers with details on all of the RPGs released over the week. Please note we do not currently include Early Access releases.
Alphadia Genesis 2
Available: Steam, Microsoft Store
Price: $14.99 (10% launch discount on Steam)
Alpha Genesis 2 is a retro-styled RPG and follow-up to Alphadia Genesis but featuring a new setting and cast. The game features 2D graphics for exploration and 3D graphics for its turn-based battles.
Available: Nintendo eShop
Chroma Quaternion is another retro-styled RPG, this time set in a world of four kingdoms, with each governed by a particular season. The game’s combat is role-based, with each party member able to choose from three potential roles.
Conglomerate 451: Overloaded
Available: PlayStation Store, Microsoft Store, Nintendo eShop
Conglomerate 451: Overloaded is the console version of 2020 PC dungeon-crawler Conglomerate 451. The game uses traditional grid-based, turn-based dungeon-crawling and combines it with XCOM-style squad management as the agents that players send on missions can be permanently killed or injured. Players are able to upgrade their own R&D departments to unlock new powers and progression options for their agents. Those looking to read more about the game can check out RPGamer’s review of the PC version.
Publisher: Klei Entertainment
Developer: Klei Entertainment
Available: Steam, Epic Games Store, PlayStation Store, Microsoft Store, Nintendo eShop
Price: $19.99 (20% launch discount)
Deckbuilding roguelike RPG Griftlands sees players attempting to fight and negotiate their way through a harsh sci-fi world. It places a heavy emphasis on choice, with decisions on whether or not to spare enemies potentially coming back to bite players.