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Grindstone

Rating Summary

Based on 11 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

85

Top Critic Average

91%

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General Information

Available on:Nintendo SwitchDec 15, 2020

Developer: Capy Games

Publisher: Capy Games

Genre: Puzzle

Smash creeps to get huge combos and earn precious Grindstones in CAPY’s hit puzzle-battler. Cash in your grindstones to craft new gear and overcome devious enemies, obstacles, and boss encounters as you conquer Grindstone Mountain’s 200+ levels, and prove your prowess on the daily mode’s leaderboards. Features: - Brutal Puzzle-Battle Action - 200+ Levels to conquer - Daily Challenges w/Leaderboards - Dozens of Weapons & Gear to Unlock - Award-Winning Soundtrack by Sam Webster

Grindstone Critic Reviews

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Metro GameCentral

GameCentral
9 / 10
Metro GameCentral

One of the best puzzle games of the last decade and a perfect fit for the Switch, with its mix of tactical puzzle-solving, extreme violence, and charming visuals.

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Another hit puzzle game from Capybara Games. Not on par with their Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes, yet a very fine experience.

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A puzzling masterpiece, Grindstone is easy to learn but hard to master. With a ridiculous amount of content and varied gameplay, Grindstone is the total package.

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Nintendo Life

Stuart Gipp
8 / 10
Nintendo Life

Compelling to a fault, with a hypnotic and exhilarating central conceit, Grindstone is a tiny bit special. Hopefully, it won't be dismissed by players for being a mobile port, or being mistaken for a "match-three" game akin to Candy Crush – it's not. A full-featured, elegantly designed experience, Capybara's action-puzzle-tactics game is a tiny marvel and we'd strongly recommend it to any and all Switch owners. Ever-so-slight resource exhaustion is the only thing letting it down, but it's easily forgiven when smashing seven shades of shawarma out of creeps is so flipping fun. We say it's time to reverse that well-worn idiom and put your yes to the Grindstone.

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