ImaJAN Media Network
MeltedJoystick Home
   Games  Members
Search +
Searching... Close  
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
  
 
  Login Using Facebook
Twitter
 
 
 

Legend of Grimrock (2012) Game Information

Your Rating:
   
Legend of Grimrock (2012)
  Write Review +  Request correction + Add to List: Add to game list 

Overall Rank:

708

Avg. Rating:

4.50/5

# of Ratings:

1

US Release Date:

04/11/2012

Platform:

PC (Steam)
Like Game:   

Multiplayer:

No

Developer:

Almost Human

Publisher:

Almost Human

Genres:

Role Playing (RPG) (Dungeon Crawler)

Synopsis:

Related Game Lists

Games I Own: PC by Nelson Schneider Backlog by Matt
Games I Own: Steam by dbarry_22 Games I Own by Chris Kavan
Top PC by Nelson Schneider Owned Backlog by Jonzor
Top Game List by GameX Games I Own by Nick

Full Game Reviews

  Nelson Schneider
Nelson Schneider
Epic Reviewer
 

05/11/2012 (2 of 2 found this helpful)

It’s Been a Long Time, Dungeon

20 years ago, I fell in love with first-person dungeon-crawling RPGs. I can’t remember if it was “Dungeon Master,” of which I played the SNES port, or one of the ‘Eye of the Beholder’ trilogy for DOS that captured my interest, but I played the Hell out of every one that I could get to work. I loved this particular flavor of Action-RPG, regardless of platform. Looking back, I think what I enjoyed so much about them was their Adventure aspects, not their Action aspects, which allowed these games fill a unique niche that I have recently come to call “Adventure-RPG.” In the years since I played those old games, the first-person perspective has come to dominate gaming, while Adventure aspects have been completely consumed by button-mashing Action. Modern first-person games that a...

Rating of
4.5/5 

read more +
 
Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 

Recent Gaming Talk Forum Posts

  Nelson Schneider
Nelson Schneider
Moderator
 
Interestingly, I recently learned that all the original people who worked at InterPlay when Stonekeep was made are no longer with the company. So Bones of the Ancestors was totally a name-recognition cash-in by a group of wannabees. Depressing.

Apparently, InterPlay is also reviving Black Isle Studio (Baldur's Gate series, Icewind Dale series, and Torment), despite not having any of the original members. I'm afraid of what horrible RPG sequels they will poop out.

09/06/2012
7:56 pm CT

reply +
report spam +
  Nelson Schneider
Nelson Schneider
Moderator
 
No. Grimrock is Indie, Bone of the Ancestors is by the same company that made the original. It's just more proof that big developer-publishers no longer know what they're doing.
05/28/2012
1:22 pm CT

reply +
report spam +
  Chris Kavan
Chris Kavan
Moderator
 
So does this make up for the massive failure of Stonekeep 2?
05/22/2012
11:55 am CT

reply +
report spam +
 
Log In
 
For members wanting to use FB to login, click here
remember me
 
 

What Members Are Doing

Comments about...

New Game Reviews

Returnal game review by dbarry_22
I Am Setsuna game review by Nelson Schneider
Assassin's Creed Origins game review by Nelson Schneider
Stardew Valley game review by Chris Kavan
Boot Hill Heroes game review by Nelson Schneider
Undertale game review by Chris Kavan
Cyberpunk 2077 game review by Chris Kavan
Papers, Please game review by Matt

New Game Lists

Games I Own: Playstation Plus by dbarry_22
Backlog by Nelson Schneider
Ranking the James Bond Video ... by SIngli6
My Backlog by Chris Kavan
Top Super Nintendo (SNES) Gam... by Jonzor
Top PlayStation 4 Games by Megadrive
Top Game List by Barmak
Games I Want To Play by Shaneo99

 

 

 


 Release Date:  04/11/2012Close + 
 Incorrect Trailer +  

Contact Us Public Relations MeltedJoystick Friends    

Advertise and Business

Contacts Us

Jobs

About us

SiteMap

 

Support Us

FAQ and Help

News and Press

Terms of Use

Privacy

Hitfix.com

Amazon.com

OVGuide.com