Vanillaware, the developers of 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim, bring back one of their first games this year. The speech is from the PS2 classic Grimgrimoire. The strategy RPG appears in the summer in a greatly improved version for the PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo Switch.
Vanillaware returns to your own roots
Emotional stories and picturesque animations. This is the Japanese developer studio Vanillaware. With such video game beads like Odin Sphere, Muramasa: The Demon Blade and 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim, the studio has built up for the years a faithful fan base .
Now Vanillaware has announced that you release one of your first games again. From the PlayStation 2 classic Grimgrimoire will be in summer Grimgrimoire Oncemore.
But the Remaster does not only offer a higher resolution , but was also considered with many new features . Thus, among other things, there is a new level of difficulty, the possibility to increase the game speed, as well as a new Japanese voice cast.
Especially interesting: The Remaster also integrates a skilltree that was not included in the original. This allows your units to strengthen (Source: Gematsu).
When will Grimgrimoire Oncemore appears?
Grimgrimoire first appeared 2007 for the PlayStation 2 and thus in the same year as Odin Sphere. Although both games got good reviews, the Strategy-RPG Grimgrimoire developed in contrast to the Action-RPG Odin Sphere for a commercial failure. **
The planned continuations were then scanced. Many of the unreacted ideas and concepts for the Grimgrimoire series later found in 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim a new home.
With the Rematser version Grimgrimoire Oncemore, this classic gets a second chance. For the time being only in Japan, where the game on 28. July 2022 ** appears. However, nothing is known about a publication in North America and Europe.