Legend of Grimrock
Great revival of old-school RPG style.
Surprising twists to the storyline keep you interested.
Atmosphere is great at generating tension.
Can be frustratingly difficult.
Staid sounds and visuals.
Captures everything that's not fun about old-school RPGs.
Limited resources may frustrate some.
Can't craft potions with spells.
By PC Authority on May 23, 2012
Anyone who was weaned on games running on a 286 will remember that back in the day they had to make do with very limited resources - so games like platformers were flat 2D (no Trine goodness), shooters were top-down scrollers (aka 1942), and FPS...83
By PCWorld India on May 10, 2012
First-person role playing games on the PC have problems nobody talks about, a surprise given how much gamers complain. For all the wonder and promise of titles like , players spend most of their actual game time drunkenly steering horses around trees...-
By Strategy Informer on May 09, 2012
One thing your reviewer here today never thought he’d ever be doing again is playing a flick-screen role-playing game, and even more perplexing is the fact he’d be enjoying it too. Only to an extent, but enjoying it nonetheless. Deader than...80
By NZGamer on April 24, 2012
For those who can remember that far back, games like Might and Magic (1986), Dungeon Master (1987), and Eye of the Beholder (1991) were the first foray into 3D graphics for the Dungeons & Dragons role playing genre. Innovative for their time, players...-
By GameSpot on April 19, 2012
Long before Mass Effect's Reapers and Skyrim's arrows to the knee, there were games like Eye of the Beholder: first-person dungeon crawlers that fell by the wayside with the advent of 3D graphics. Developer Almost Human has made such a...80
By PC Gamer on April 17, 2012
A very devoted homage that nevertheless brings back a golden era – provided you lived through it the first...80
By PC Advisor on April 15, 2012
A quiet, moody triumph. It's not for the impatient or easily-distracted, but it's for exactly that reason that Legend of Grimrock is such a substantial and atmospheric slice of thoughtful dungeoneering....90
By Cheat Code Central on April 11, 2012
Legend of Grimrock was one of the first brand new titles announced on Good Old Games when the digital distribution site decided to extend itself beyond merely the classic titles of yore and into the modern era. While more recent games were announced,...86
By Destructoid on April 10, 2012
Ladies and gentlemen, we are in the company of a grid-based, first-person dungeon crawler in the year 2012. No, you are not dreaming. You've just been presented with Legend of Grimrock from the folks over at Almost Human. Whether this brings back...95
By IGN Gear on April 09, 2012
Underneath its gorgeous sheen and striking atmosphere, Legend of Grimrock is an unapologetic nod to PC gaming's earlier days. Playing it reawakens those same feelings of excitement I had back when I got into early dungeon crawler RPGs for the first...85