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Posts tagged “Unsung Story: Tale of the Guardians”

RPG based on Mistborn novels cancelled

Mistborn: Birthright [official site] has been cancelled because of funding problems for developer Little Orbit. A real shame, that. It was to be an RPG based on Brandon Sanderson's excellent Mistborn fantasy series of books. I finished the original trilogy in 2012 just as the game was announced, and couldn't wait to see how the setting and magic system (which sees characters, among other things, fly around…

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Feature: (Not So) Final Fantasy

Playdek On Unsung Story, PC Ports, And DRM Concerns

Unsung Story: Tale of the Guardians is an intriguing prospect despite its name also functioning as a dictionary of cliche fantasy words. It's the vision of Final Fantasy Tactics and Tactics Ogre creator Yasumi Matsuno, who played a huge role in popularizing turn-based tactics RPGs on consoles. Its Kickstarter has already soared to nearly $500,000 of its $600,000 goal, so things are looking up. However,…

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Final Fantasy Tactics Spiritual Successor Takes To KS

So, The Banner Saga. It's pretty neat, huh? Well, contrary to popular belief, it didn't invent grids, tactics, or even the concept of turns. I know, right? But, in a rather timely turn of events, one of the genre's most well-known progenitors resurfaced today. Yasumi Matsuno was instrumental in popularizing the Japanese side of the turn-based tactical equation with console hits like Tactics Ogre and…

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