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Retro JRPG Grinsia coming to PC and 3DS

A port of a mobile RPG may not sound wholly exciting, but Nicalis has proven it has an eye for picking games to port (from VVVVVV to The Binding of Isaac), so I'll give it the benefit of the doubt. The publisher has announced it's bringing Kemco's retro-styled RPG Grinsia to PC, Nintendo 3DS, Mac, and Linux, polished up a little.

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A port of a mobile RPG may not sound wholly exciting, but Nicalis has proven it has an eye for picking games to port (from VVVVVV to The Binding of Isaac), so I'll give it the benefit of the doubt. The publisher has announced it's bringing Kemco's retro-styled RPG Grinsia to PC, Nintendo 3DS, Mac, and Linux, polished up a little.

Grinsia's a ye olde-style JRPG from the Japanese developer behind Mystic Chronicles. It's been out on iOS and Android for a fair while, but Nicalis is tarting it up a bit for the port.

Nicalis is re-localizing the game, improving the controls, and adding a new "SNES-tastic" soundtrack. The 3DS version comes with fancy dual-screen doodads, too. It's due a downloadable release some time from October to December. Nicalis hasn't confirmed a price yet.

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    August 20, 2013 5:30 AM

    Alice O'Connor posted a new article, Retro JRPG Grinsia coming to PC and 3DS.

    A port of a mobile RPG may not sound wholly exciting, but Nicalis has proven it has an eye for picking games to port (from VVVVVV to The Binding of Isaac), so I'll give it the benefit of the doubt. The publisher has announced it's bringing Kemco's retro-styled RPG Grinsia to PC, Nintendo 3DS, Mac, and Linux, polished up a little.

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      August 20, 2013 5:46 AM

      wow that really is retro

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        August 20, 2013 6:23 AM

        Yeah, it goes beyond paying homage, it just straight up looks old.

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          August 20, 2013 6:24 AM

          Honestly if they put Chrono Trigger and Final Fantasy VI on steam with proper translations, achievements and cloud saves I'd be all over that like a fat kid on a super model.

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      August 20, 2013 6:07 AM

      doesn't Kemco make a ton of shitty jrpgs though?

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        August 20, 2013 6:23 AM

        Was wondering that too. But, if this list on Wikipedia is accurate, then maybe not. They've certainly has more notice for titles like Top Gear.

        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kemco

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        August 20, 2013 7:18 AM

        from what I understand some of them are actually quite good

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      August 20, 2013 6:25 AM

      This kinda reminds me of Phantasy Star (mostly III). The combat screen is more FF though.

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      August 20, 2013 7:01 AM

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      August 20, 2013 7:55 AM

      Might be good

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      August 20, 2013 9:27 AM

      Can't we just play this on an emulator or something...?

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      August 20, 2013 9:29 AM

      Is there anything we can do so this JRPG doesn't come to PC? Show our support of non-release?

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        August 20, 2013 9:32 AM

        Beating yourself with a sack of oranges I guess that's probably your best bet.

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          August 20, 2013 9:33 AM

          I agree, although you should record it and post the video here for maximum effectiveness.

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          August 20, 2013 9:43 AM

          I don't see how sticking to my preset daily schedule will help on this matter!

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