Posts tagged horse games
The Unicorn Princess: An Open World Fantasy Horse Game Coming to PC and Consoles This November

German developer Caipirinha Games has a new horse game in store in time for this year’s Winter Holidays:

The Unicorn Princess is an open world horse game with a fantasy twist: “Befriend Unica the unicorn while exploring the real world and the world of dreams,” says the promotional material.

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“It’s a dream come true” — Nika Bender talks about her work on Star Stable Online

Star Stable Online is a massively multiplayer online role playing game or MMORPG that has been out for almost 8 years. Despite the often underestimated target audience of teenage female PC players, the game is a huge success and continues to grow and improve. 

The Mane Quest spoke to SSO Product Owner Nika Bender about the work she and her team do behind the scenes of what is probably the most successful horse game of all time. 

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Ostwind/Windstorm — Gorgeous Landscapes, Strange Horse Animation and Shallow Gameplay

Ostwind is a franchise of horse themed books, movies and video games, launched by the 2013 film of the same name. At their center stand teenage girl Mika and the stallion Ostwind (Windstorm in English), who form a deep friendship and supernatural bond.

At a glance, Ostwind quickly looks like having the highest production value of any horse game ever made, with its highly detailed environments and promises of a big open world. Does that impression remain after a closer look at the horse itself and the game mechanics around it? Find out below.

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“Horses are already magical, they don’t need fairy dust!” — Interview with the team of Equestrian: a Horse Game for Adults

Many horse games set the wrong priorities and get the most basic things wrong about horses. By stark contrast, watching the social media updates of Equestrian The Game has been an absolute delight. The Mane Quest reached out to developer Kavalri Games and found a kindred spirit in the team’s Vice President and Co-Founder Molly Ericson.

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Horse Riding Tales — Cute Horses, Bad Interface and Excessive Microtransactions

I spontaneously tried Horse Riding Tales after someone pointed it out to me as a new Steam release. Since I get instantly excited whenever I see anything that might turn out to be a good horse game on PC, I decided to give it a go.

At the time of writing I’ve played the game for about an hour and don’t much intend to return to it.

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