Frame Gride
Japanese Dreamcast cover art
Developer(s)FromSoftware
Publisher(s)FromSoftware
Composer(s)Kota Hoshino
Platform(s)Dreamcast
Release
  • JP: July 15, 1999
Genre(s)Fighting
Mode(s)Single-player, multiplayer

Frame Gride (フレームグライド, Furēmu Guraido) is a Japanese mecha fighting game made for Dreamcast by FromSoftware in 1999.

Similar to From's Armored Core series, the mecha in the game are heavily customizable.[1][2]

The game had a single-player mode, a local two-player mode, and an online two-player mode when it was released on July 15, 1999,[1] but the online network was discontinued on January 31, 2001.[3]

Reception

The game received favorable reviews according to the review aggregation website GameRankings.[4] Jeff Lundrigan of NextGen said of the game, "Ah, if only it hadn't twisted our thumbs with the control layout, it would have been true love. As it is, we're stuck with sore hands and a happy infatuation."[8] In Japan, Famitsu gave it a score of 29 out of 40.[5]

References

  1. ^ a b c Ottoson, Joe. "Frame Gride - Review". AllGame. All Media Network. Archived from the original on November 15, 2014. Retrieved October 4, 2020.
  2. ^ a b Mielke, James (July 20, 1999). "Frame Gride (Import) Review". GameSpot. CBS Interactive. Retrieved October 4, 2020.
  3. ^ Sato, Yukiyoshi Ike (November 1, 2000). "Frame Gride Network Closing". GameSpot. CBS Interactive. Retrieved October 4, 2020.
  4. ^ a b "Frame Gride for Dreamcast". GameRankings. CBS Interactive. Archived from the original on May 5, 2019. Retrieved October 4, 2020.
  5. ^ a b "フレームグライド [ドリームキャスト]". Famitsu (in Japanese). Enterbrain. Retrieved October 4, 2020.
  6. ^ Chau, Anthony "Dangohead" (September 1999). "Frame Gride". GameFan. Vol. 7 no. 9. Shinno Media. pp. 78–79. Retrieved October 4, 2020.
  7. ^ Mylonas, Eric "ECM"; Ngo, George "Eggo"; Rodriguez, Tyrone "Cerberus" (September 1999). "Frame Gride". GameFan. Vol. 7 no. 9. Shinno Media. p. 18. Retrieved October 4, 2020.
  8. ^ a b Lundrigan, Jeff (October 1999). "Frame Gride". NextGen. No. 58. Imagine Media. p. 108. Retrieved October 4, 2020.