Sidescroller RPG Grime releases today for PlayStation and Xbox consoles alongside free Colors of Rot DLC

Akupara Games has released sidescroller RPG Grime for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S, alongside a free Colors of Rot update.

Grime originally released for PC (Steam) in August 2021, and the new Colors of Rot free DLC is also available on the platform. Grime was previously announced for a Nintendo Switch release as well, but Akupara Games merely states to stay tuned.

A launch trailer, description, and screenshots can be found below via Akupara Games. Full patch notes on the free Colors of Rot update can be found here.

In Grime, you control a nameless embodiment of destruction and hack and slash your way through an aberrant landscape where rock-formed monsters rule. Armed with various "living weapons" and a black hole head, you consume the essence of the fallen to strengthen your vessel and unlock powerful upgrades.


  • Eye-Popping Surrealism - Uncover mysterious secrets in weeping caves and face-covered deserts. Meet otherworldly characters in distinct civilizations across an organic, interconnected world - all rendered in unearthly 3D. Face foes born of the world iteslf, and swallow them whole.
  • Death-Defying Combat - Punish enemies by parrying their attacks, smash them from the ground or even airborne, and absorb them to grow your strength as you wage war on a living world.
  • Living Weapons - Seamlessly swap weapons made of living creatures that mutate form during combat, from clawing swords to centipede ships.
  • Unique Skill Progression - Hunt down and absorb challenging monsters to improve your skills and bring true customization to your playstyle.
  • Challenge Astonishing Bosses - Defeat creatures dozen of times your size. Adapt to their strategies, withstand their assault, and consume them to gain game-changing abilities that affect both combat and traversal.
  • Colors of Rot - Discover new abilities, new weapons, and new enemies that are champing at the bit just to get a piece of you. Explore Childbed and discover the horrifying mysteries that lie within.
Grime: Colors of Rot