New Release Round-Up (August 4, 2022)

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 where the game is still in development.

Celestian Tales

Platform: Nintendo Switch (previously released on PC)
Publisher: Digital Tribe
Developer: Ekuator Games, Agate
Available: Nintendo eShop
Price: $14.99

Celestian Tales is a bundle containing Celestian Tales: Old North and Celestian Tales: Realms Beyond. Both games follow the journey of six knights, with Realms Beyond taking place nine years after the events of Old North. Both games feature turn-based combat.

Gale of Windoria

Platform: PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch (previously released on iOS, Android)
Publisher: KEMCO
Developer: Hit-Point Co.
Available: Steam, PlayStation Store, Xbox Store, Nintendo eShop
Price: $14.99 (10% launch discount on Steam, PS Plus, Switch)

Gale of Windoria is a turn-based RPG. The game is set in a world where the Tetra Quartzes, which act as the source of life, have become sullied. It follows Wina, the Maiden of the Winds, and her childhood friend Shan, as they set out on a journey to purify the Tetra Quartzes themselves instead of letting Wina be offered as a sacrifice.

Hard West II

Platform: PC
Publisher: Good Shepherd Entertainment
Developer: Ice Code Games
Available: Steam,
Price: $29.99 (10% launch discount)

Hard West II is a follow-up to 2015 title Hard West and follows a posse as it descends into a demon-ridden Wild West. Players build up their crew of supernatural warriors while engaging in turn-based battles in dynamic stages. Those looking to read more about Hard West II can check out Zach Welhouse’s impression of a beta build from May 2022.

Star Valor

Platform: PC
Publisher: Rafael Burgos
Developer: Rafael Burgos
Available: Steam
Price: $24.99

Star Valor is a procedural space action RPG. The game features open-world exploration as players explore the galaxy where humanity is ruled by alien conquerors. It includes open progression as players choose how to earn money and upgrades and interact with various factions. The game had been in Early Access since 2018.

Sword and Fairy: Together Forever

Platform: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 (previously released on PC as Sword and Fairy 7)
Publisher: Eastasiasoft
Developer: Softstar Technology (Beijing)
Available: PlayStation Store
Price: $39.99

Sword and Fairy: Together Forever, the console release of Sword and Fairy 7, is the latest in the Chinese mythology-based series that began in 1995 and the first to use an action combat system. The game tells a story that connects three major clans: Human, Deity, and Demon.

Vanaris Tactics

Platform: PC
Publisher: Toge Productions
Developer: Matheus Reis
Available: Steam,
Price: $9.99 (10% launch discount)

Tactical RPG Vanaris Tactics puts players in the role of the leader of a group of refugees. Morgana, her brother Nigel, and her nephew Adrien look to escape the walls of their previous home in Vanaris to gain their freedom and peace.

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Alex Fuller

Alex joined RPGamer in 2011 as a Previewer before moving onto Reviews, News Director, and Managing Editor. Became Acting Editor-in-Chief in 2018.

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1 Response

  1. JCServant JCServant says:

    Two of these interest me a metric ton. One of them has already been on my stream. And the other one? Well, you’ll have to keep an eye on to find out which one it is!

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