Legend of Grimrock

  • Legend of Grimrock
86
Based on 13 scores, 21 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    6
  • Good:
    7
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Great revival of old-school RPG style.
  • Clever puzzles.
  • Intense combat.

Cons:

  • Can be frustratingly difficult.
  • Staid sounds and visuals.

Expert reviews and ratings

By PC Authority on 83

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 didn't...

By PCWorld India on -

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 80

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 those...

By NZGamer on -

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 80

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 triumphant...

By PC Gamer on 80

A very devoted homage that nevertheless brings back a golden era – provided you lived through it the first...

By PC Advisor on 90

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....

By Cheat Code Central on 86

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,...

By Destructoid on 95

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...

By ign.com on 85

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...

By mashable.com on -

Calling all graph paper cartographers! If you're looking to get lost in a subterranean cesspit teaming with badass beasties, your wait is nearly over.Finnish indie studio Almost Human Games is about to release Legend of Grimrock , a first-person fantasy...

By GameSpy on 90

It would be easy to dismiss Legend of Grimrock as little more than a first-person party-based RPG nostalgia trip. A group of adventurers. A dungeon. The promise of loot. Magic, monsters, and mayhem. You wouldn't know it by looking at the likes of Mass...

International Review By upweek.ru on -

Каюсь, как-то упустил из виду этот игровой проект, разродившийся релизом еще в апреле текущего года. Вообще, совершенно случайно узнал о нем, слоняясь по закоулкам Всемирной паутины в поисках чего-нибудь вкусненького. И в этот раз мне несказанно повезло....

International Review By Netzwelt on -

Es müssen nicht immer endlose Weiten wie in "Skyrim" sein. Ein enger Kerker tut es auch, um Rollenspielfans ein Lächeln aufs Gesicht zu zaubern - vor allem, wenn sie die 30 längst hinter sich gelassen haben. "Legend of Grimrock" heißt ein neues, mit...

International Review By Magnus.de on -

Schon in den 80-ern war es Usus, muffige Verliese und gruftige Gewölbe aus der Ich-Perspektive zu erkunden. Weil Computer zu dieser Zeit aber noch keine echte 3D-Grafik darstellen konnten (oder zumindest keine, die sonderlich sehenswert war),...

International Review By Gamer.no on 80

Da Dungeon Master og dets likemenn regjerte rollespillverdenen var det på grunn av teknologiske begrensninger. Man kunne ikke lage detaljerte, tredimensjonale miljøer – så man jukset. Man begrenset friheten og brukte smarte programmeringstriks for å...

International Review By I Am Gamer on 81

Legend of Grimrock - TestDer Dungeon Crawler ist eines der absoluten Ur-Genres der Computerspielgeschichte. Legendäre Serien wie Eye of the Beholder, Black Crypt oder Dungeon Master schickten in den 80er- und frühen 90er-Jahren den Spieler mit einer...

International Review By Gameswelt.de on 84

Legend of Grimrock bedient sich bei einem Urgestein namens Dungeon Master, dem ersten 3-D-Echtzeit-Hack-’n’-Slay-Rollenspiel überhaupt....

International Review By dome.fi on -

Joskus neljännesvuosisata sitten ilmestynyt Dungeon Master -roolipeli oli jotain todella uutta ja ihmeellistä. Reaaliaikainen ensimmäisen persoonan luolastoseikkailu, jossa taistelu ja muu interaktio hoidettiin uudella tavalla – hiirellä. Tekniikka...

International Review By OnlineWelten on -

zum Test von Legend of GrimrockLegend of Grimrock ist ein Spiel, das sich jedem Wertungskasten entzieht, ihn eigentlich auch gar nicht nötig hat. Jeder, der Rollenspiele nicht als sein privates Kryptonit empfindet, sollte schnell die paar Euros in...