Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Tactical-RPG

Disgaea: Hour of Darkness hitting Steam in 2016 as Disgaea PC

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NIS has announced that their long-running tactical role-playing series Disgaea will be making its PC debut next year. Set to release in February, a revamped port of the first game in the series, Disgaea: Hour of Darkness, titled Disgaea PC will launch on Steam. The new version will include all of the content from the PSP re-release Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness as well as an updated interface, improved textures, support for controllers (and keyboard and mouse), and Steam goodies (achievements, badges, cloud saves, and trading cards). The story will take series newcomers back to the beginning, as Laharl, the son of the recently deceased Overlord Krichevskoy, sets off with his vassal Etna and angel trainee Flonne to take control of the Netherworld.

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Watch the first 15 minutes of gameplay from Hard West

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CreativeForge has released the first 15 minutes of gameplay from Hard West. The tactical role-playing game, set to launch next week, puts players in the spurs of Follow Warren, a man trying “to survive in a world full of hard choices and even harder consequences.” The footage highlights the strategic map, heavy use of narration, and a few of the unlockable skills. These are just a handful of the 40 missions he’ll have to undertake as he battles cannibals, cultists, and henchmen.

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Stella Glow trailer reveals Hilda, digital owners to get exclusive theme

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Atlus has announced a new digital bonus and released a new trailer for Stella Glow. The latest footage of the Imageepoch-developed tactical role-playing game shines the spotlight on the game’s protagonist, Hilda, the Witch of Destruction. She has a tough job, leading her Harbingers on a war to crush humanity, but bless her (wicked) heart, she gets up every day and does it to the best of her ability. Also, for players who purchase the digital version, Atlus is throwing in an exclusive 3DS theme that features a scrolling collage of all five Witches as well as Bubu, Popo’s pal.

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Hard West holsters its six shooter until November 18, trailers released

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CreativeForge’s upcoming tactical, supernatural-tinged role-playing game Hard West has been delayed a few weeks to November 18. Originally scheduled to release on November 4, lead designer Kacper Szymczak stated that the additional time is necessary due to recent developments revealing “some excellent opportunities for improvements.” Instead of releasing a day-one patch, the studio decided to give themselves a bit more time to make sure the game’s up to snuff at launch. Two new trailers were released alongside the announcement, one touching on the new release date and the other, the second posted, featuring eight minutes of gameplay.

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Shadowrun Chronicles – Infected now available for PC

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Infected, the first add-on for Shadowrun Chronicles, has gone live. Continuing the storyline from Boston Lockdown, Infected begins with a disease spreading throughout the city, infecting not only the local cyborgs but the player themselves. Players must battle headcases, fanatic technomancers, and rival teams in their hunt for a cure. In addition to balances for the single-player portion, the expansion also adds new cyberware, enemies, missions, skills, and weapons.

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Stella Glow’s Harbingers revealed in new trailer, screenshots

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Stella Glow’s Harbingers are getting their time in the spotlight in a new trailer and batch of screenshots. The henchmen to Hilda, Witch of Destruction, will need to be defeated before the player can complete their quest. The squad consists of master spearman Dante, second to Hilda, along with chainsaw-wielding lunatic Dorothy and brute Hrodulf. Check below to get a better look at what Alto and the Regnant Knights’ 9th Regiment will be up against.

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Hard West to launch on November 4, new trailer released

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Hard West, a tactical role-playing title with a Western theme, will be hitting download outlets on November 4. As Warren, players take on the role of a man out for vengeance who must battle natural and supernatural forces, including cannibals and cultists, through 40 missions. Hard West is available for pre-order today for $19.99 as a standard version and for $24.99 as a Collector’s Edition, which comes with an art book, comic book, and soundtrack.

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Stella Glow demo coming October 27, witches debuted in new trailer

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Atlus’ upcoming strategy RPG Stella Glow will be receiving a demo later this month, on October 27. First, the good news: the trial will include the prologue. But now for the bad news: progress will not transfer over to the final version. The prologue will allow players to sample the combat and voice acting as Alto leaves his village to become a knight. A new trailer has also been posted revealing the powers of Lisette, Popo, Mordimort, and Sakuya, the witches that Alto must convince to join his cause.

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Alto and his fellow Regnant Knights ride out in new Stella Glow trailer

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Atlus has released a new trailer for Stella Glow. The footage introduces the protagonist, Alto, as he enlists with the Regnant Knights’ 9th Regiment after the company saved him from the wrath of Hilda, Witch of Destruction. Along with the rest of the squad—Archibald, Klaus, and Rusty—Alto undertakes the task of recruiting the other Witches to stop Hilda. And being the suave knight that he is, Alto can use his free time to woo others.

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Stella Glow set to release on November 17, first-run extras detailed

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Atlus has pulled the curtain back on the goodies they will be including with the limited first-run copies of Stella Glow. Slated to launch on November 17, the strategy role-playing game will come bundled with a cloth poster of Hilda the Witch of Destruction’s Crystal Garden, a 3”x3” soft vinyl flexi-charm of Witch Popo’s pet pig Bubu, the five-track Song Magic CD, and an oversized outer box to store everything. To go along with the bonus reveals, a new combat trailer has also been released to show more of what gamers can expect from Imageepoch.

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