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This game has both the slick, cutesy, story-heavy style that Nippon Ichi has come to be known for as well as moderately deep real-time strategy gameplay.

In GrimGrimoire, the player character is a young magician who has just arrived at her new spellcasting academy only to be the only one to escape its destruction. She travels back in time to relive the past few days and find a way to prevent it. In the lengthy RTS levels, she leads an army of magical beings, each having one of four types which are arranged in a rock-paper-scissors-style system of strengths and weaknesses.

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GriMgRiMoiRe PlayStation 2
GriMgRiMoiRe PlayStation 2
GriMgRiMoiRe PlayStation 2
GriMgRiMoiRe PlayStation 2

Alternate Titles

  • "Grim Grimoire" -- Common alternate spelling
  • "GrimGrimoire" -- Common alternate capitalization of title

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Critic Reviews

Gaming Age Aug 08, 2007 A- 91
GamesRadar 2007 9 out of 10 90
GameZone Jun 11, 2007 8.5 out of 10 85
Cheat Code Central Jul 02, 2007 4.2 out of 5 84
Game Shark Jun 11, 2007 B+ 83
RPGFan Jun 18, 2007 82 out of 100 82
Gamernode Jul 01, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Game Informer Magazine 2007 7.75 out of 10 78
Jeuxvideo.com Oct 04, 2007 14 out of 20 70
Worth Playing Jun 26, 2007 7 out of 10 70

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

GrimGrimoire appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

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mrpretzel (54) added GriMgRiMoiRe (PlayStation 2) on Dec 19, 2008