Demons Rise

Demons Rise

Demon’s Rise appeared on the iStore with relatively little fanfare, which is a surprise because somebody over at Wave Light Games has obviously been putting a lot of love into it. For their first foray into the world of app development they’ve chosen an ambitious project.

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Knights of Pen and Paper (+1 Edition)

Knights of Pen and Paper

Knights of Pen and Paper is a hard game to tag a genre onto, it’s turn based but the real drive of the game is the opportunity to tailor the campaign to suit your own play style, deciding the difficulty of any event. Because of this we’re going to go along the Steam and call it a ‘Strategy’ RPG (which shouldn’t be confused with a Tactical RPG) since your strategy decides how you experience the game.

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Monster World IV

Monster World IV

The last game in the Wonder Boy series sees it dropping the ‘Boy’ and focussing instead on a female protagonist named Asha. Luckily the ‘Monster World’ title still very much applies and the game manages to pay fitting tribute to the legacy of the series whilst doing a few of its own things.

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Lili: Child of Geos

Lili

Lili isn’t a new game on the iStore, but it does manage to remain one of the most beautiful, using the Unreal Engine to knock the infamous Infinity Blade series off of the top-spot for most impressive 3D world. It’s a vivid and well realised experience from the moment you first start the game.

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Wonder Boy in Monster World

Wonder Boy in Monter World

The Sega Megadrive didn’t have a massive amount of RPGs available to its users. In fact once you’d completed the Phantasy Star and Shining Force series you’d be hard pressed to find another genuinely brilliant franchise. This is where the Monster World series steps in, bringing with it a rarer take on the concept of an RPG, the RPG/Platformer fusion.

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The War of Eustrath

TheWarofEustrath

Super Robot Wars (also known as Taisen) is almost its own sub-genre of the Tactical RPG. There are very specific ways that this series looks and plays that aren’t really represented on the mobile market at this time. Except that is, for a little game called The War of Eustrath.

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