Early Doors is column where we play games that are in early access, aiming to give you the information you need about buying-in before release.
Today’s post was written by Daniel Fifield.
Grim Dawn is the first offering from Crate entertainment. A studio founded by Arthur Bruno, former Lead Designer for Iron Lore, the devs that brought us Titan Quest and its expansion Immortal Throne. Grim Dawn is an action RPG built from the Iron Lore code base.
The action RPG genre has been around for a while now, so there’s an established formula and plenty of competition. If I had to draw a comparison, I would say Grim Dawn is more like Path of Exile, than Diablo 3, both in terms of gameplay and appearance. You start with next to nothing and have to build your reputation through your deeds.