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Tyrant's Blessing is a pixel-art RPG with random encounters and tactical battles, out now on iOS

Tyrant's Blessing is a pixel-art RPG with random encounters and tactical battles, out now on iOS

In case you missed it, Mercury Game Studio has launched Tyrant's Blessing on iOS, letting players brave the dangers of Tyberia on their mobile device following its launch on Steam last year. The tactical RPG adventure tasks you with unleashing your inner strategist as you fight against the Undying across random encounters.

In Tyrant's Blessing, you can look forward to assembling your team among 20 heroes with their own special abilities - for instance, an archer will function best from afar, while an assassin can deal the most damage in confined spaces. You'll also have to make difficult decisions to ensure your survivaiblity, which includes managing your time and resources when it comes to random encounters. Do you avoid confrontations to fight another day, or do you face your foes head-on?

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You can also make use of the environment around you to get the upper hand against your enemies, which includes kicking up dust to compromise your enemies' vision, or hiding in bushes to steer clear of your foes. You can knock your foes into obstacles, or even conjure up powerful combos and elemental attacks. All these are presented in lovely pixel-art to bring on the retro vibe.

If you're eager to join in on all the fun and give the game a go yourself, you can do so by downloading Tyrant's Blessing on the iOS App Store. It's a premium title that costs $4.99 a pop or your local equivalent. You can also join the community of followers on the official Twitter page to stay updated on all the latest developments, visit the official website for more info, or take a little sneak peek at the embedded clip above to get a feel of the game's vibes.

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Catherine Dellosa
Catherine Dellosa
Catherine plays video games for a living, reads comics for inspiration, and writes because she’s in love with words. Her Young Adult fantasy novel, Of Myths And Men, has been published by Penguin Random House SEA and is her love letter to gamer geeks, mythological creatures, aliens, and epic quests to save the world. She one day hopes to soar the skies as a superhero, but for now, she strongly believes in saving lives through her works in fiction. Check out her books at, or follow her on FB/IG/Twitter at @thenoobwife.