So, there’s an action RPG game in development right now called Grim Dawn, and it’s heading towards its Alpha state, so it’s still very early days. The developers, Crate Entertainment, eventually got funding for their project, and things are now heading in the right direction. They were asking for donations, to reach a $280,000 goal, and that target has been smashed.
With not long to go until the deadline, Crate have raised nearly £500,000 so far. Yay for the video gaming world!
Now, I don’t know a lot about this game, as I only just discovered it this week. So, to help me out, there’s a video on the developers YouTube channel, which I will drop below, which showcases a Soldier and Demolition melee build. Sounds good to me!
Grim Dawn, visually, also looks good. In fact, it looks very nice indeed, especially considering the footage below is from the Pre-Alpha state.
I’m going to come right out with it and say that it looks a lot like Diablo III. Both games could be twins. So when you get sick of Blizzard and their crappy servers, I guess Grim Dawn is always the fallback plan.
I can’t say much about the gameplay though, having no first-hand experience whatsoever. But, apparently, according to Crate, it will be more complex compared to other titles in the same genre. There will be no hand-holding, and the game will be very unforgiving, whilst allowing you the flexibility to do your own thing. Here’s what they had to say.
I love systems that are asymmetrical and chaotic, where the player can’t easily see the tell-tale structure and patterns of deliberate, organized human design. The real world isn’t always perfectly planned or sensible and I don’t think game worlds should be either, otherwise you see the hand of the developers everywhere you look and it erodes the magic of feeling like you are in a living and unpredictable world. – Crate Entertainment.
So there you have it. It’s not much to go on, but that should give you enough to have Grim Dawn remain on your radar, because it all sounds too promising to ignore.
To find out more about Grim Dawn and Crate Entertainment, visit this link.