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6 Ways the GRANDIA HD Remasters on PC will Reignite Your Adventuring Spirit

Isn't life grand?

Do you crave the exhilaration of questing through enchanting lands? Do you thirst for the thrill of ravaging enemies with hybrid battle systems? Do you live for epic stories riddled with plot twists and tons of feels? Well, look no further. With the HD remasters of GRANDIA and GRANDIA II, you’re invited to experience the classics in ways like never before. Here are six ways both GRANDIA HD Remasters will awaken the grit and heart of the legendary adventurer within you.

  1. Real-time, turn-based action - Experience and employ the action bar system for real-time fighting with distinct characters

  2. Magic-based combat - Gather Mana Eggs to learn and use magic-based skills, ranging from elemental attacks to character-enhancing magic for defense and offense stat boosts

  3. Illustrious worlds to explore - The vibrant worlds in GRANDIA HD Remasters include nostalgic starter cities such as Parm (GRANDIA) and Carbo Village (GRANDIA II) to iconic fields and areas such as The End of the World (GRANDIA) and Valmar's Moon (GRANDIA II)

  4. Gather Skill Points and ATTACK! - SP or Skill Coins can be used to earn incredibly intense moves that make for an extraordinary fighting experience

  5. Eclectic Enemy Encounters - The worlds of GRANDIA and GRANDIA II bring forth a plethora of challenging and epic enemies in the wild, as well as main storyline bosses

  6. Ear-Indulging, Melodious Compositions - Experience world exploration, momentous battles, and legendary in-game experiences in beautiful harmony with musical compositions from acclaimed Japanese composer Noriyuki Iwadare

GRANDIA has won the hearts of millions the world over as one of the original RPGs to revolutionize the genre, but what they’re truly remembered for are their captivating stories.

Quest with Justin, a young and wondrous adventurer from the port town of Parm, and his band of friends in GRANDIA. Progress through the world, explore various continents, and encounter sinister enemies such as General Baal, supreme commander of the Garlyle Forces, or Lord’s Ghost, haunter of the Castle of Dreams. Tap into enlightened magical abilities by gathering Mana Eggs from dungeons to advance magic and Mana Points (MP) that provide exponential advantage in fights. Gain Skill Points (SP) from winning tough battles to unlock party members’ distinct abilities and tap into different kinds of power. Dive into the riveting story of GRANDIA and engage in a four-player party system that uses the innovative battle system that defined the series.

Follow the story of Ryudo, a Geohound mercenary, to stop the revival of the god of evil Valmar in GRANDIA II. Join Ryudo, his talking bird companion Skye, and a variety of diverse party members to traverse the large, sweeping world and chase the parts of Valmar. Once again using the refined turn-based action bar battle system, combat is evolved and more satisfying than ever with executions and mechanics. Cast magic moves and incredible special attacks all set to iconic compositions from the series’ outstanding soundtracks.

BONUS Facts!

Both GRANDIA HD Remaster and GRANDIA II HD Remaster will feature a variety of new and improved elements from the original titles such as:

GRANDIA features

  • Enhanced details to UI, sprites, and texture art

  • Original cinematic videos receiving visual enhancements

  • Widescreen support and customizable resolutions (only for PC)

  • Addition of sharpened visual effects

  • Audio in Japanese and English

  • Language Support: Original English plus New French and German translation

  • Gamepad and keyboard support with remappable controls (only for PC)

GRANDIA II features

  • Enhanced details to UI, sprites, and texture art

  • Original cinematic videos receiving visual enhancements

  • Widescreen support and customizable resolutions (only for PC)

  • Audio in Japanese and English

  • Language Support: Original English plus New French and German translation

Celebrated for its cast of memorable characters, gripping storyline, and unique battle system, GRANDIA HD Remaster and GRANDIA II HD Remaster will bring back treasured gameplay features in addition to new surprises and stunningly enhanced visuals. Come experience the classic RPGs that have helped to shape the genre into what it is today. Are you ready to embark on something grand?

GRANDIA HD Remaster and GRANDIA II HD Remaster will be available for individual sale on PC via Steam ($19.99) on October 15, 2019. GRANDIA HD Collection was released for the Nintendo Switch ($39.99) on August 16, 2019.

For more information, please visit the game’s official site, social pages Facebook, Twitch, Twitter, YouTube, and online stores.

GRANDIA (C) 1997,1999 GAME ARTS/ESP (C) 2019 GAME ARTS/ESP/GungHo Online Entertainment America

GRANDIA II (C) 1997,1999, 2000 GAME ARTS (C) GAME ARTS/SQUARE ENIX 2002. (C) 2015,2019 GAME ARTS/SQUARE ENIX/GungHo Online Entertainment America