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Release Date: April 8th, 2016 Movie Release Year: 2016

Letter Quest: Grimm's Journey Remastered

Overview -

Developed by Canadian duo Bacon Bandit Games, 'Letter Quest: Grimm’s Journey' has players spelling words in order to strike blows against monsters in a turn-based RPG. The game was a PC and mobile release in the fall of 2014, but now a remastered version has arrived on the Xbox One and Steam.

Highly Recommended
Rating Breakdown
Tech Specs & Release Details
Release Date:
April 8th, 2016

Video Review


This version has been run through the Unity engine, giving it some improvements over its 2014 debut. Animations are better, the performance is smoother, and characters pop out with more detail. It’s still quite modest, but the cutesy art style is endearing.

Audio Review


The remaster touts a new soundtrack, which isn’t bad for electronic fantasy game fare but tends to spiral into oblivion before too long. The sound effects are much the same, and there are no voices.

Final Thoughts

I am pleasantly surprised that 'Letter Quest: Grimm’s Journey' has been (rather quietly) brought over to the Xbox in a remastered form. Yes, it is available on many other systems, including some that are easier to carry in my pocket, but it’s the kind of thing that can still be popular with family and friends despite being solely single-player. This is a tough and rewarding puzzle game, and its word/RPG combo is probably one of a kind.