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    Grandia HD Collection for Switch releases on August 16th

    GungHo Online Entertainment has announced a release date for the Grandia HD collection! It will release on Switch on August 16th! Here’s an overview on what’s coming in the HD collection:

    The classic RPGs have been updated to bring enhanced visuals, handheld support on Nintendo Switch. Players will be getting their hands on two games that changed the landscape of RPGs forever, for the first time in beautiful HD graphics.

    Key Features:

    – Real-time, turn-based action – Experience and employ a unique action bar system for real-time fighting with distinct characters
    – Magic-based combat – Gather Mana Eggs to learn and use magic-based skills, ranging from elemental attacks to character-enhancing magic for defense and offense statistical boosts
    – Illustrious worlds to explore – The vibrant worlds in Grandia HD Collection include nostalgic starter cities such as Parm (Grandia) and Carbo Village (GRANDIA II) to iconic fields and areas such as The End of the World (Grandia) and Valmar’s Moon (Grandia II)
    – Gather Skill Points and ATTACK! – Skill Points or Skill Coins can be used to earn incredibly intense moves that make for an extraordinary fighting experience
    – Eclectic Enemy Encounters – The worlds of Grandia and Grandia II bring forth a plethora of challenging and epic enemies in the wild, as well as main storyline bosses
    – Ear-Indulging, Melodious Compositions – Experience world exploration, momentous battles, and legendary in-game experiences in beautiful harmony with musical compositions from acclaimed Japanese composer Noriyuki Iwadare

    Grandia HD Collection will feature a variety of new and improved features such as:

    Grandia features

    – Enhanced details to UI, sprites, and texture art
    – Original cinematic videos receiving visual enhancements
    – Audio: Japanese and English
    – Language Support: Original English and Japanese plus French and German translation

    Grandia II features

    – Enhanced details to UI, sprites, and texture art
    – Original cinematic videos receiving visual enhancements
    – Audio: Japanese and English
    – Language Support: Original English and Japanese plus New French and German translation

    Stay tuned at Final Weapon for more news on JRPGs like Grandia! Let us know your thoughts on Grandia HD Collection in the comments and on Twitter.

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Deputy Editor in Chief of Final Weapon and a News Writer at Game Rant. With a passion for the Japanese gaming industry, Raul is a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs and fighting/action games. business email: soul@finalweapon.net

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