Excerpt: Real Time Strategy games often take place in either a real lifelike or science fiction setting, most are deadpan serious. Sometimes we have to wonder why developers of such games don’t craft something a little more cheery from time to time. Something with funny little imps and a sense of humour for once. GrimGrimoire just so happens to fit that description. GrimGrimoire is a little richer in story than a lot of similar games.
Conclusion: I assumed that I would be making heavy use of the game’s Skip Scene command to blow through the all-dialogue intermissions that bookend each battle, but Grim Grimoire manages to spin a surprisingly compelling yarn. The story borrows heavily from Harry Potter and Groundhog Day, but makes an impact with a dark fairy-tale flavor and a series of well-executed twists.
Excerpt: Who says real-time strategy games don't work on consoles? Okay, well, most people do and, with reason - with the exception of EA's duo of 360 RTS entries, the genre really hasn't worked on consoles, making Grim Grimoire an even more interesting prospect. Although the choice of genre is enough to generate interest, art style is the first thing that will turn people's heads.
Excerpt: Who knew that Vanillaware, a new company that fell under the radar, created one of the most gorgeous and enjoyable game I have played on Sony's PlayStation 2. Odin Sphere quickly gained a lot of attention for such a niche game and I quickly became a fan of the company's work. Prior to its release in both Japan and the United States, Grim Grimoire was released in Japan back in April.
Excerpt: GrimGrimoire is a 2D real-time strategy game from NIS America. It has been localized and brought here for our pleasure. You will play as Lillet Blan, who is a newly admitted student at the Silver Star Tower. Gammel Dore is the headmaster who introduces Lillet to the magic and helps you get started with the gameplay.
Summary: GrimGrimoire is a fantasy real time strategy, co-developed by Nippon Ichi Software and Vanillaware, in where players will take on the role of Lillet Blan, a young magician who is admitted to a prestigious yet mystical magic school; however, on the fifth day of school, everyone mysteriously vanishes.
Excerpt: Some games simply don't get anywhere near enough attention, but Nippon Ichi should be used to that depressing phenomenon by now. Everyone loves to whine about originality and uniqueness, but they clearly wouldn't be complaining nearly as much if they played more NIS productions such as