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Grimvalor

Rating Summary

Based on 10 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

75

Top Critic Average

70%

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General Information

Available on:Nintendo SwitchApr 7, 2020

Publisher: Direlight

Genres: Action, Platformer

Slice your way through the hordes of darkness and face King Valor's guardians as you delve deep into this darkvania! A malicious power stirs in the forgotten kingdom of Vallaris. Tasked with discovering the fate of its lost king, your quest quickly takes a sinister turn and you are cast into the abyss. Surrounded and outnumbered, you must grab your sword, steel your temper and fight your way through a land that does not welcome you. Except for the friendly merchant - he's grateful for your business. KEY FEATURES: - Hyper-Responsive Gameplay: Fluid mix of fast-paced combat and platforming. - Exploration & Treasure: Discover and upgrade powerful equipment and mysterious relics to unleash your full potential. - Challenging Boss Fights: Master skill-based combat, level up your character and bring down your enemies with all of your fury. - New Game+ Mode: Play through a reimagined world filled with ever more dangerous enemies and powerful equipment. Experience your journey anew!

Grimvalor Critic Reviews

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We enjoyed Grimvalor more than we thought, even if it doesn't reinvent the wheel in any field. A good choice if you're looking for a solid metroidvania with soulslike elements.

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Grimvalor might not be the prettiest or most complicated game on the Switch, but the fun factor is hard to argue with. It's a pretty standard, simple hack and slash platformer, but it knows exactly what it is, and does it well. It's not the most challenging game in the world, but it's enjoyable from start to finish.

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I can heartily recommend this game to any Metroidvania-fan looking for a new challenge.

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Grimvalor is a side-scrolling platformer for people who love the challenge that the Dark Souls series entails, but hate the punishing gameplay that comes along with it. Despite its lacklustre story, the gameplay is fast, fluid and constantly evolving to keep things engaging until the very end.

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