Grimrock Reviews

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Grimrock Reviews

Post by petri » Wed Apr 04, 2012 9:04 am

Now that the reviews are starting to come out, let's collect them here.

Destructoid
"I lost count as to how many times I threw my fist in the air and shouted, "YES!" after successfully completing a puzzle. I can't stress enough how well the guys over at Almost Human nailed the puzzle difficulty."
Score: 9.5
http://www.destructoid.com/review-legen ... 5514.phtml

Video Review by Elder Geek
"Grimrock has some of the best puzzles in a video game we have encountered, ever"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1pRhK6J6K8

Rock Paper Shotgun
"it’s bloody brilliant"
http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2012/04 ... -grimrock/

Kotaku
"Legend of Grimrock is Everything I Wanted in a Modern-Day Dungeon Crawler"
http://kotaku.com/5896882/legend-of-gri ... on-crawler

Gaming Trend
"Visually Grimrock is easily the best looking Dungeon Crawler ever"
Score: 88
http://gamingtrend.com/game_reviews/we- ... -grimrock/

GameSpy
"Captures everything that's fun about old-school RPGs"
Score: 4.5/5
http://pc.gamespy.com/pc/legend-of-grim ... 252p1.html

IGN
"The balance between exciting combat, thought-provoking puzzle work, and open-ended exploration is stellar."
Score: 8.5
http://uk.pc.ign.com/articles/122/1222602p1.html

GameBanshee Review
"a remarkably fun, engrossing and challenging game that manages to pick up all the best elements of its inspiration, while at the same time adding a few new twists"
http://www.gamebanshee.com/news/107560- ... eview.html

Hooked Games Review
"Legend of Grimrock has teeth, has smarts and provides a role-playing experience that should never have been forgotten in the first place."
Score: 8.4
http://www.hookedgamers.com/pc/legend_o ... e-896.html

TrGamer
Score: 9.1
http://www.trgamer.com/Yazi/legend-of-g ... 1/2985.trg

PCGames Germany
Score: 82%
http://www.pcgames.de/Legend-of-Grimroc ... rs-875227/

RPG France Review
Score: 9/10
http://www.rpgfrance.com/test-9975-1-te ... d-grimrock

GRYOnline.pl
A polish review
Score: 8.0
http://www.gry-online.pl/S020.asp?ID=8127

Gaming.fi
A finnish review from a guy who isn't familiar with the genre.
Score: 9/10
http://www.gaming.fi/keskustelu.php?ket ... at_id=9997

Game Reactor (in Finnish)
Score: 8/10
http://www.gamereactor.fi/arviot/96491/ ... +Grimrock/

Game Debate
"Undoubtedly the best Indie Game I have played so far and at a very very reasonable Price."
Score: 9/10
http://www.game-debate.com/articles/ind ... f+Grimrock

Multiplayer.it
Score: 9.0
http://multiplayer.it/recensioni/101528 ... taforma=pc

WTF is Legend of Grimrock
A video preview by TotalBisquit
http://youtu.be/dzIiXx-8BHc

Voodoo Extreme
Score: 4,5/5
http://ve3d.ign.com/articles/news/63866 ... Rolling-In

Geek.com
"The part of the experience that really stands is the amount of challenging puzzles you have to tackle"
http://www.geek.com/articles/games/revi ... k-2012049/

Mashable
http://mashable.com/2012/04/09/legend-of-grimrock/

Blistered Thumbs
Score: 8/10
http://www.blisteredthumbs.net/2012/04/ ... ck-review/

Pelit magazine
Score: 93

Indie Game Magazine
"Beautifully presented; simple & accessible. refreshingly challenging; very satisfying puzzles"
Score: 89
http://www.indiegamemag.com/legend-of-grimrock-review/

PCM (in Dutch)
Score: 5/5 stars
http://www.pcmweb.nl/review/legend-grim ... r-rpg.html

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Post by maskedhobo » Wed Apr 04, 2012 4:12 pm

Glad to see it get the ratings it deserved. I can't wait to play it myself!
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Re: Grimrock Reviews

Post by Jack Dandy » Wed Apr 04, 2012 5:45 pm

The reviews sound great so far. Congratulations!

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This is GOOD, NICE, CUTE, EXCELLENT, PERFECT!!!

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Re: Grimrock Reviews

Post by Radioman970 » Wed Apr 04, 2012 9:51 pm

Any negatives can be left out of Griswald 2. :? I mean Grimrock 2!! :lol:

Awesome reviews. Can't wait to start playing next week.
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