Grinsia 3DS eShop and PC Announcement

Monday, August 19th, 2013

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Grinsia | oprainfall

Nicalis is bringing one of KEMCO’s mobile JRPGs to the 3DS, Windows, Mac OS, and Linux. Grinsia is a classic 16-bit-style RPG that features some pretty amazing-looking sprite work. The game was originally released on Android- and iOS-based devices, but is receiving some added features for the 3DS release, such as dual-screen support, enhanced controls and more. The game will also feature a wide range of allies who will react differently to in-game events. There are day and night cycles that will change the appearance of towns and the overworld. This will also directly affect gameplay. You can check out the announcement trailer below, or, for more information, you can check out Nicalis’ Grinsia website.

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  • BibbidyBop

    Uh… I wouldn’t call the sprites amazing by any means. They look good but nothing “amazing” you want “amazing sprites” look at Elena in 3rd Strike. 3D movement perspective on a 2d sprite. They’re decent sprites, the art looks pretty decent too. The world map looks like bad NES-graphics (not that NES is bad, but it looks like a bad RPG for NES on the world map) but the dungeons look like Chrono Trigger which is good. You guys are allowed to have some negative critiques on games, you know.

  • But ew. Kemco games are such low quality.

  • forweg

    This is pretty cool news. Grinsia is my favorite Kemco title.

  • multibottler0cket

    The only thing holding me back here so far is the total cliché story. Mystical relics, unlikely heroes, etc.

    The graphics and feel seem off though. Like, it’s not the ‘level’ of graphics that is the problem for me, but the flow of the movements and the general style that they use.

    Still, it looks like it could be really fun, I’m just on the fence.

  • RagunaXL

    this game looks alright, decent for a eshop game. haters gonna hate. finishing up ‘defenders of oasis’ on 3ds. i’ll need another rpg sooner or later.