Cosmic Star Heroine was successfully Kickstarted back in 2013, and was intended to be a throwback to latter-day 16-bit role playing games like Final Fantasy VI and Chrono Trigger. Originally intended for release in December 2014, the title has been delayed repeatedly, but finally released a couple of weeks ago for the PC and PS4. You might know the developers, Zeboyd Games, from their work on the Penny Arcade role-playing series, or their own titles on Steam and Xbox Live. Cosmic Star Heroine is a huge step up from Zeboyd's earlier work, and it's pretty clear to see why this game took a lot longer than their previous titles.
Unfortunately, the delays meant that Zeboyd released Cosmic Star Heroine in the middle of one of the biggest months for RPGs I've ever seen. Was it worth the wait?... read more