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New Goblin Stone Trailer Released for Game’s March Launch

Indie game developer Orc Chop Games has announced a March release date for their narrative turn-based RPG, Goblin Stone. The award-winning title takes the side of goblins and features storybook-inspired visuals with voice narration.

Help the goblins survive. After being hunted to near extinction, players will side with the goblins and fend off adventurous humans looking for loot, pompous elves, and surly dwarves. Navigate treacherous paths and travel through procedurally-generated adventures. On adventures, the band of goblins may encounter useful merchants and potentially cursed shrines where one can press their luck. Embracing tactical and roguelike elements, the game makes death permanent further raising the stakes for goblinkind.

When players are not battling adventurers and bosses, they will oversee the construction of an underground lair. From the barracks to the war room, each offers a place for goblins to thrive. A breeding system enables players to combine the best goblin genes to improve their attributes and customize fighters for the battles that lie ahead.

The 2D world of Goblin Stone features a hand-drawn environment of over 150 fully illustrated images with a uniquely stunning artistic storybook styling. Scottish voice actor James Smillie lends his vocal skills to the fully narrated adventure. Award-winning composer Peter McConnell (Hearthstone, Psychonauts 2, and Monkey Island) provides the melodic musical backdrop for the game.

Hundreds of combinations are possible between the various goblin classes, weapons, abilities, and map paths. There are over 60 different enemy types and 25 Boss battles. The game has over 40 hours of gameplay as players work to save the goblin race from extinction.

Interested players can check out the new Goblin Stone Release Date Announcement Trailer below or view it on the Goblin Stone YouTube Channel. The trailer offers quick overview of the game, art style, and basic gameplay mechanics.

Goblin Stone Availability

A March 12, 2024 release date has been set for Goblin Stone. The game will be available on PC for Windows and Mac users via Steam and Epic Games Store for $24.99. Players can add the game to their Steam wishlist now. Details on a Goblin Stone console release for PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo Switch have yet to be announced.

Players can check out a free-to-play Goblin Stone demo on Steam ahead of the game’s release. The demo contains an introduction to the roguelike RPG adventure where players will recruit goblins, enhance their weapons, upgrade abilities, try their luck at shrines, and face off in some battles.

For more information visit the Goblin Stone socials and Discord below or visit the game’s product page on Steam.

Goblin Stone Release Date Announcement Trailer | Orc Chop games

Publisher and Developer Information

Orc Chop Games

Orc Chop Games is a self-funded indie game studio. Founded in 2009, the studio started out in Redwood City, California, and now have studios in Manila and Beijing through their partners at TOPGAME. With a mission is to create “passion project” games, the studio builds games that are slightly off the beaten path, familiar enough to draw you in yet strange enough to make lasting memories. The studio has seen several accolades including being an Official Selection at the GDWC Game Awards in 2021 and Best Indie Game Winner for Goblin Stone at DevGAMM in Fall 2021.