Everything Turn-Based – Weekly RPG News And Releases – 26 May 2024

Written by Marcello TBL

Weekly RPG News And Releases 26 May 2024

News, Announcements, And Worthy Releases Of The Past Week

The past week hasn’t been particularly rich in news, but it’s certainly been very important in terms of new releases, as you will figure out by keep reading this Weekly RPG news of May 26th.

As mentioned in the article about May releases, the end of the month was going to be very crowded with many promising RPGs. In fact, next week, the arrival of SKALD and Capes will also be seen. But for now, we’re here to recap what has already happened.

Top News and Announcements

Here are the most relevant news of the week regarding release dates, updates, and more.

Larian Studios Opens A New Studio Based in Poland

Larian Studios, the developer behind Baldur’s Gate III, has announced opening a new studio in Warsaw, Poland, making it their seventh global location. This new addition joins their existing studios in Quebec, Dublin, Guildford, Barcelona, Ghent, and Kuala Lumpur.

Larian Studios

Ula Jach, head of the Warsaw studio, emphasized the studio’s commitment to fostering creativity and innovation within Poland’s dynamic gaming scene, leveraging the region’s strong reputation for RPG and gaming expertise. CEO Swen Vincke highlighted the abundant local talent and their enthusiasm for RPG development, describing the new studio as a perfect fit for Larian’s ambitious projects.

The Warsaw studio aims to build a team focused on two major new RPGs, promoting a collaborative and innovative work environment. Job openings for the new studio are now available on Larian Studios’ careers website.

Kill The Wait with new Trailers For Capes

Capes, the upcoming turn-based superhero tactics game from Spitfire Interactive and Daedalic Entertainment, is set to launch on May 29th, 2024, across multiple platforms. Two new trailers introduce players to Mercurial, a speedster with unmatched reflexes and a fighting background, and Weathervane, a former football player with electrical and wind powers.

The game features a dark campaign where players level up heroes, combine powers for team-up attacks, and uncover the truth behind the villain Operator Alpha’s Enhancement Program. Additionally, the Capes: King City Edition offers the full game and extra content like alternate hero appearances and a 50-page art book. We are already working on a Review which will come next week on day one.

New DLC For Rogue Trader

Owlcat Games has announced Void Shadows, the first DLC for Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader, set to release on August 8, 2024. This expansion promises 15 hours of new gameplay, including a fresh storyline integrated into the main campaign, introducing players to a new romanceable companion, Kibellah, a Death Cult Assassin.

Players will explore the depths of their voidship, facing a new threat from the Genestealer Cult, while interacting with high-level officers and upgrading their voidship with new features like a hangar for launching fighters and bombers. The DLC also adds new archetypes with unique abilities and various quests, expanding the lore and challenges within the game.

Rogue Trader CRPG

In addition to the new content, Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader now offers full support for the Steam Deck, allowing players to enjoy the game on the go. To celebrate the Warhammer Skulls event, all digital versions of the game are on sale for up to 30% off, excluding the Collector’s Edition. This special edition includes exclusive items like an 8-inch Cassia figure, a hardcover art book, and a personalizable Warrant of Trade, available in limited quantities.

Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader is available on multiple platforms, including PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S.

Last days to Get Warhammer 40,000: Gladius – Relics of War For Free

During the annual Warhammer Skulls event, Warhammer 40,000: Gladius – Relics of War is available for free on Steam and Epic for a limited time. Originally launched in 2018, Gladius has evolved with numerous updates and expansions, enhancing its combat-focused, Civilization-like gameplay.

Relics Of War

It now enjoys a Mostly Positive rating on Steam, with additional DLC packs expanding playable factions and units, including the recent Demolition Pack. Other event freebies include a digital goodies bag on GOG, a set of dice for Blood Bowl 3, and the announcement of Karanak the Endless Hunter, a new legendary hero for Total War: Warhammer 3.

Persona 6 Speculations About The New Logo

The anticipation for Persona 6 is reaching a fever pitch among fans, especially with the latest development involving a leaked placeholder logo. An established leaker, Midori, known for accurately sharing information from Sega and Atlus, has posted what they claim is an early development logo for Persona 6. This logo features bold, black text on a green background with a distinctive interlocked “P6” at the top. While Midori insists that this is not the final logo, the green color scheme aligns with previous leaks indicating that Persona 6 will follow the series’ tradition of unique color themes, succeeding Persona 3’s blue, Persona 4’s yellow, and Persona 5’s red.

After nearly a decade immersed in Persona 5’s world, the community is more than ready for a fresh story featuring teenagers battling monsters with their inner demons. This eagerness is so intense that even a glimpse of a development asset sparks significant enthusiasm. Despite the placeholder’s simplicity, it provides a much-needed sign of progress. As fans speculate and dream about what Persona 6 will bring, the shared longing for the next generation of Persona is palpable, hinting at a vibrant future for Atlus’s iconic series.

Turn-Based RPG Card-en-ciel Release date Announced

Inti Creates has announced the release date for its turn-based RPG Card-en-Ciel, set to launch on October 24, 2024, for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam.

Featuring English voice actors Alex Le and Cristina Vee, the game includes combat on 3×6 grids where players use cards for attacks, movement, or special skills, with victories granting new cards. Card-en-Ciel offers a full storyline with English and Japanese voice options for over 300 character cards.

Card En Ciel RPG

Players can explore more than ten dungeons and utilize Muse Cards to unlock hidden abilities and combos during battles. The narrative follows Neon investigating the invasion of characters from various games into other virtual worlds, offering multiple endings based on player choices, with the possibility of co-op play hinted.

Ash of Gods: Redemption On Its Way to Mobile

Ash of Gods: Redemption, the acclaimed turn-based RPG with tactical combat and CCG elements, is set to release on Google Play in a few weeks! Players will navigate through a war-torn land ravaged by The Great Reaping, making crucial decisions and engaging in strategic battles where no character, not even the protagonists, is safe from death.

Ash Of Gods

With awards like Best Game at the Games Gathering Conference and White Nights in 2017, this game has received praise for its evolving story driven by player choices. Pre-register on Google Play to be notified upon release and experience the enhanced version with new voiceovers and an improved battle system on both Steam and mobile devices.

Top Turn-Based RPG Releases Of The Week

As mentioned at the beginning, this week has been very important due to some noteworthy RPGs and Strategy Games. Let’s take a look at them.

Songs Of Conquest Out Of Early Access

Songs of Conquest 1.0 has officially launched, bringing a slew of exciting updates for fans. Alongside the highly anticipated final campaign set in the sandy dunes of Barya, players can now enjoy an expanded soundtrack with new tracks and a song by the game designer Carl.

Songs Of Conquest

To celebrate the game’s visual acclaim, a digital artbook featuring a foreword by Gregory Fulton, the lead designer for Heroes of Might and Magic 3, is also available. Moreover, the game is set to conquer new territories with upcoming versions for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S, and a Switch version in the pipeline. We are working on Songs Of Conquest Review.

A Great Dungeon-Crawler From The Past Now On PC and Consoles

Digital Eclipse has unveiled a full 3D remaster of Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord, now available on PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, Steam, and GOG. This remaster revitalizes the 1981 classic that pioneered party-based RPGs and inspired franchises like Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest. Built directly on the original Apple II code, this version preserves the game’s classic mechanics while introducing modern graphics, improved party management, and seamless navigation.

Wizardry Remake Gameplay

Players can enjoy crafting their own adventuring party to explore treacherous dungeons, battle monsters, and recover the amulet stolen by the evil wizard Werdna, all while appreciating the game’s enhanced visuals powered by Unreal Engine.

To mark this significant release, Digital Eclipse has also commissioned new key art from renowned Japanese artist Jun Suemi, adding a fresh yet nostalgic touch for long-time fans. The remaster includes a lush musical score by Winifred Phillips, a controller-friendly interface, and an in-game bestiary that provides strategic insights on enemies. Fully localized into multiple languages, this 3D remaster stays true to the original’s challenging gameplay while offering user-selectable options for a tailored experience.

Tactical RPG Crown Wars Available on PC, PlayStation And Xbox

Crown Wars: The Black Prince is finally available for PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X|S. Developed by Artefacts Studio, known for their highly-rated title The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk: The Amulet of Chaos, this new turn-based tactics and strategy game immerses players in the tumultuous period of the 100 Years’ War. The game offers a unique twist with a dark fantasy storyline and occult elements, enhancing the historical setting.

Crown Wars

In Crown Wars: The Black Prince, players can choose from six distinct classes to form a combat strategy, creating a squad that blends physical prowess with unique skills. The game emphasizes tactical depth with a system of cover, positioning, and skill combinations, requiring players to utilize terrain and surroundings effectively.

It features complex turn-based scenarios, a variety of main and secondary objectives, and an extensive arsenal tailored to different soldier classes. With over 100 unlockable class skills and weapons, and brutal finishing move sequences, Crown Wars aims to be a homage to the turn-based tactics genre. The game is available in a standard edition and the deluxe Sacred Edition, offering even more content for enthusiasts. To learn more you can take a look at our Crown Wars super-detailed review.

Wakfu-Based Deck-building Game Now On Switch

One More Gate: A Wakfu Legend, the deck-building game, is now available on Nintendo Switch! Ankama, the developer and publisher behind the renowned transmedia franchise Wakfu, is thrilled to announce the release of their first title on the Nintendo platform.

One More Gate

Players will embark on magical adventures with Oropo, a mysterious Eliotrop and leader of the Brotherhood of Forgotten Children, mastering three types of cards to create devastating combos and defeat opponents. They can upgrade their decks, interact with charismatic characters, and gain experience in the city between runs. With procedurally generated levels and unique sessions.

New Tactics Tabletop Experience Now Available On PC

One-inch Tactics, is a new mech tactics game from KOGADO STUDIO, now available on Steam with a 20% launch discount and a bundle that includes the soundtrack. One-inch Tactics offers players massive military mecha battles in a hex-based miniatures war game format, focusing on simple turn-based strategy mechanics with diverse objectives.

One-Inch Tactics

The game features 20 missions in campaign mode, where players acquire new pilots and mech parts, making strategic decisions about equipment and tactics. Emphasizing the fog of war, players must utilize terrain for camouflage and reconnaissance to outmaneuver opponents. Once completed, missions can be replayed independently, allowing for new strategic approaches.

Roguelike Terra Randoma Finally In Its 1.0 Version

We mentioned the game inside our Top 15 Traditional Roguelike List. Terra Randoma is a turn-based roguelike RPG set in a procedurally generated open world, offering players a rich tapestry of dungeons, quests, and mysteries. As adventurers traverse this dynamically crafted island, they can develop their characters using a variety of skills, talent stones, and randomized items, all while unraveling an ancient secret.

Terra Randoma RPG

The game boasts diverse enemy encounters requiring unique tactics, and player actions significantly influence the prosperity or decline of settlements within the game. With features like potion crafting, fishing, and wilderness survival, Terra Randoma promises a deep and engaging experience for both novices and hardcore fans of the genre.

Roguelite DEckbuilder Tactical Game Now On PC

C.A.R.D.S. RPG: The Misty Battlefield merges roguelite deckbuilding with strategic RPG elements, offering a tactical experience. Players follow Vel and the Clausewitz Battalion as they battle against Fahftania and the Hellmuth Brigade, navigating a mist-shrouded map to uncover enemies, facilities, and equipment.


With over 100 distinct cards, players can build powerful decks to confront various foes in turn-based battles. Despite its innovative gameplay, the game has received mostly negative reviews due to its poorly translated UI and some bad gameplay mechanics. Anyway you can give the demo a try before buying it.

New DLC For Fabled Lands

Fabled Lands – The Serpent King’s Domain is an expansive DLC for the base game Fabled Lands. This new content immerses players in the vast Violet Ocean and the mysterious southern continent of Ankon-Konu, inspired by books “Over the Blood-Dark Sea” and “The Serpent King’s Domain.”

Fabled Lands Pc Game

Players will navigate trap-filled jungles, ascend the Plateau of Dragons, and challenge the immortal Serpent King while exploring treacherous seas, mysterious islands, and perilous ports. The DLC features over 180 new items, engaging quests, innovative mechanics, formidable enemies, and a higher rank cap, enriching the gameplay with extensive new content and narrative depth. Probably a good time to try the game if you never did.

Innovative Deckbuilding Zet Zillions Now Available

Zet Zillions is an innovative single-player roguelite deckbuilder developed by OTA IMON Studios and published by Raw Fury. The game immerses players in a story-driven adventure through vast space maps, piloting the planet-ship Baby Violence.

Zet Zillions

Players use a unique card fusion system to create over 100 explosive combinations, aiming to overpopulate and destroy planets in search of a new home for humanity. With engaging mechanics and strategic gameplay, Zet Zillions challenges players to think ahead and adapt their tactics to defeat colossal enemies, all while exploring randomly generated galaxies and embarking on side quests. The game has been well-received, boasting very positive reviews, and by the end of the next week, you will find our review.

Esports Godfather Now On PC

Esports Godfather is a management simulation card game where players step into the role of a coach for a MOBA esports team, tasked with building and training their squad to compete in various leagues and ultimately win the world championship.

Esports Godfather Pc Game

The game features dynamic meta changes, requiring players to adapt their strategies and hero drafts constantly. With over 50 heroes to choose from, players can create unique team compositions and use cards to command their players during matches. Esports Godfather has received very positive reviews, praised for its engaging combination of strategy, management, and deck-building mechanics.

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Marcello TBL

Italian Dad in love with Turn-Based RPGs and Indie Games. In 2018 he started Turn Based Lovers and now he can't live without it.