Indie developer Almost Human's old-school dungeon crawler Legend of Grimrock for PC is released today on Steam, GOG.com and the developer's website grimrock.net for $14.99 with a first week sale cutting 10% off the retail price.
ESPOO, FINLAND - APRIL 11, 2012. Almost Human, the indie developer "more human than most", is proud to announce that their monster infested, mind bending, trap filled and lovingly crafted dungeon opens its doors for brave explorers today when Legend of Grimrock is released. The critically aclaimed first-person dungeon exploration game is Almost Human's debut title. Here is what the reviewers had to say about the game:
"It’s bloody brilliant."
- Rock Paper Shotgun
"Legend of Grimrock is Everything I Wanted in a Modern-Day Dungeon Crawler."
"The balance between exciting combat, thought-provoking puzzle work, and open-ended exploration is stellar."
"Grimrock has some of the best puzzles in a video game we have encountered, ever."
- Video Review by Elder Geek
"Captures everything that's fun about old-school RPGs."
About Legend of Grimrock
Legend of Grimrock is a dungeon crawling role playing game with an old-school heart but a modern execution. A group of prisoners are sentenced to certain death by exiling them to the secluded Mount Grimrock for vile crimes they may or may not have committed. Unbeknownst to their captors, the mountain is riddled with ancient tunnels, dungeons and tombs built by crumbled civilizations long perished now. If they ever wish to see daylight again and reclaim their freedom the ragtag group of prisoners must form a team and descend through the mountain, level by level. The game brings back the old-school challenge with highly tactical real-time combat and grid-based movement, devious hidden switches and secrets as well as deadly traps and horrible monsters. Legend of Grimrock puts an emphasis on puzzles and exploration and the wits and perception of the player are more important tools than even the sharpest of swords could be. Find out more at www.grimrock.net.
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About Almost Human
Almost Human Ltd. is a privately-held, independent Finnish game development studio founded in 2011 by four game industry veterans. Almost Human's mission is to combine the fun and coolness of games of the past with high-end production values and modern gameplay innovations. The founders strongly believe that a good recipe for making truly appealing games is to listen to and work closely in co-operation with the gamers. The studio's first title, Legend of Grimrock, a dungeon crawling game with an old-school heart, is to be released in April 11th for PC. Almost Human is based in Espoo, Finland. For more information visit www.grimrock.net or write to firstname.lastname@example.org