The Legend of Grimrock Review
Legend of Grimrock is a faithful return to old-school, hardcore role playing.
Anyone who wants to relive their memories of Dungeon Master or Eye of the Beholder can jump in joy at Almost Human's new release, Legend of Grimrock. In fact, anyone who wants a compelling dungeon crawl would be advised... Read Full Review3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
The dosey-doe fighting-and-dodging gives the attacks a rhythmn-mini-game prelude that I enjoy, plus there are some modern-combat mechanics under the retro hood . For instance, when you step back into attack range and swi... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
To an old school gamer like myself this game is a breath of fresh air in an increasingly stagnant market. While at its core Legend of Grimrock is nothing more than an early dungeon crawler, it manages to create its own ... Read Full Review0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Somethings get better with age, like a nice bottle of red wine. Otherthings don't, like your ability to stay hard. Take Goldeneye 64: A game that was enjoyable in its hayday but ever since has slowly become as enjoyab... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
LEGEND OF GRIMROCK is so perfect in its execution of old school retro hack and slash its supernatural. The balance of puzzle difficulty and battling enemies is as perfect as humanly possible. Dungeons are buetifully desi... Read Full Review0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
I am an old school gamer. I grew up on Dungeon Master on the Amiga. My game play doesn't stop there however, as I have kept up with the latest games and have been playing solidly for 30 years. My high score for this game... Read Full Review0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
I don't usually count myself among the computer hippies who proclaim that graphics and overall production are the least important assets in a game. I like me a nice cut-scene, inverse kinematics and a Jeremy Soule soundt... Read Full Review3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
Legend of Grimrock is a homage to 80s and early 90s first person dungeon crawlers and it shows how fun and rewarding those games were to people ( like myself ) who were not present in those times. LoG's story, like m... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
If anything this game is a little too challenging on the normal level, and may turn off a number of players based on sheer difficulty alone. I feel emotionally and intellectually drained after a fairly short while, but I... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
Loved the old E.O.T.B. and was so looking forward to Grimrock I pre-orderd it. I liked the looks of GR, the layout is old school and is easy to work with. The graphics are good and it is a very atmospheric game. The puzz... Read Full Review0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
The best thing about this game is that it made me replay Wizardry 8, to remind me of how a dungeon crawler should be done, and to make it very clear to me that over the last decade (or two) games have move on. Don't g... Read Full Review3 of 6 users found the following review helpful
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