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Throwback Bit Thursday: Grandia III

14 years after Grandia III (PS2), and we never got Grandia IV. We might have to blame the aforementioned 3rd iteration of the franchise (I refuse to acknowledge Grandia Xtreme’s existence) for the death of the series. True, the JRPG genre in general, peaked in the late 90’s and early 00’s, then gradually declined back […]

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Throwback Bit Thursday: Grandia II

Game Arts Grandia II was released on December 2000 as a Dreamcast title. The game was the awaited sequel of 1997 (1999 on PS1) Sega Saturn’s Grandia, as such it was one of the most anticipated Dreamcast titles for RPG fans. The game offered a clear upgrade in graphics over its predecessor, and featured fully […]

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Grandia III (PS2) Review

It’s all about pedigree When faced with the decision of purchasing either Grandia III or Kingdom Hearts 2 a few weeks ago, the choice was easy and simple to make. Kingdom Hearts ( I have yet to write the review) in my book rates as an 8.5 game, which is not bad, in fact its […]

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Grandia II (DC/PS2) Review

Grandia II is the sequel to the Saturn/PS1 RPG classic, Grandia. Remembered by many as one of the best RPGs to ever grace a console, Grandia II had some ‘Grand’ shoes to fill indeed. Fortunately for fans of the first game, a worthy sequel this is, even if it falls short of its predecessor’s greatness. […]

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Grandia (SAT/PS1) Review

Grandia was Sega Saturn’s answer to the PS’s FFVII, it was an RPG that was promised to eclipse any RPG before it, and while it’s not as good as FFVII, it comes close and it is one of those few RPGs that can be defined as a classic. Being that the Saturn was almost on […]