New Release Round-Up (March 7, 2024)

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.


Platform: PC, Mac
Publisher: Volcano Bean
Developer: Volcano Bean
Available: Steam
Price: $19.99 (25% launch discount)

Turn-based RPG BattleCakes takes players to the confectionery-themed world of Pasteleria where they control customisable cupcake hero Birthday Sprinkle. Joined by friends Red Velvet, Midnight Truffle, and more, they investigate various mysteries and hardships in nearby towns, battling or befriending monsters along the way. The game had been in Early Access since October 2023.

Blade Prince Academy

Platform: PC
Publisher: Firesquid
Developer: Angel Corp
Available: Steam
Price: $19.99 (20% launch discount)

Real-time-with-pause tactical RPG Blade Prince Academy sees players lead a squad of students protecting the city from threats such as gangs, cults, and vampires. Relationships between the party grow as they interact at the academy through training and activities, with player choices helping determine the fate of the city. The game features a selection of unique heroes with their own strengths, weaknesses, backstories, and talent trees, as well as pacts that grant benefits and drawbacks. Those looking to read more about Blade Prince Academy can check out Ryan Costa’s review.

Ludus Mortis

Platform: PC, Linux
Publisher: 68k Studios
Developer: 68k Studios
Available: Steam
Price: $17.99 (20% launch discount)

Ludus Mortis is a first-person dungeon-crawler set in a dark fantasy version of 4th-century CE Imperial Rome where the Senate resorted to necromancy to increase its power. The game sees players take on the role of a gladiator, with them given a different purpose of ridding Rome of the undead and other invaders. The game had been in Early Access since September 2023.

Potions: A Curious Tale

Platform: PC
Publisher: Stumbling Cat, Hawthorn Games
Developer: Stumbling Cat
Available: Steam
Price: $19.99 (15% launch discount)

Potion-crafting RPG Potions: A Curious Tale puts players in the role of a young witch named Luna. She and her cat companion Helios explore seven storybook biomes while crafting various potions for offensive and defensive purposes as well as solving puzzles.

Solasta: Crown of the Magister

Platform: PlayStation 5 (previously released on PC, Mac, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S)
Publisher: Tactical Adventures
Developer: Tactical Adventures
Available: PlayStation Store
Price: $29.99

Solasta: Crown of the Magister utilises the Dungeons & Dragons SRD 5.1 ruleset and features a story campaign with players creating their own party of adventurers, with combat that makes heavy use of verticality. Those looking to read more about Solasta: Crown of the Magister can check out Phil Willis’ review of its PC version, as well as impressions of the Lost Valley and Palace of Ice expansions that are available as part of the $49.99 Lightbringers Edition.

The Thaumaturge

Platform: PC
Publisher: 2Awesome Studio
Developer: Cereal Games
Available: PlayStation Store, Xbox Store
Price: $9.99 (20% launch discount on Xbox)

Isometric, turn-based RPG The Thaumaturge is set in an alternate version of 1905 Warsaw, following its recent annexation by the Russian Empire. Its setting features supernatural beings called Salutors that exist in the cracks of the real world. These Salutors can only be fully perceived by Thaumaturges, people who use their unique abilities and see deep into the psyches of humans. Those looking to read more about The Thaumaturge can check out Zack Webster’s review. PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S versions are planned to release later this year.

Unicorn Overlord

Platform: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch
Publisher: Atlus
Developer: Vanillaware
Available: PlayStation Store, Xbox Store, Nintendo eShop
Price: $9.99 (20% launch discount on Xbox)

Strategy RPG Unicorn Overlord is set on the fantasy continent of Fevrith and follows Alain, the prince of Cornia. He is forced to flee his home during an uprising that leads to the continent-spanning Zenoiran Empire’s rebirth, but rises ten years later to lead the Liberation Army. The game features a real-time combat system where ally and enemy units face off when they come into combat.

Zoria: Age of Shattering

Platform: PC, Linux
Publisher: Anshar Studios
Developer: Tiny Trinket Games
Available: Steam,, Epic Games Store
Price: $24.99

Tactical RPG Zoria: Age of Shattering gives players a mixture of exploration with outpost and follower management. Players control a party of four active heroes as they explore the world, which has fallen to hellspawn. Crafting and survival elements play a role, with both equipment and vitality deteriorating over time. Those looking to read more about the game can check out RPGamer’s preview.

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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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