Crimson Tears

Building on the Quest mode from its PS1 title Ehrgeiz, DreamFactory’s Crimson Tears is a combination of dungeon crawler and beat ’em up featuring procedurally generated maps, three playable characters and a whole host of bad things that want to rip your face off.


Developer: Spike, DreamFactory
Publisher: Capcom
Available on: PS2


Articles about Crimson Tears

The MoeGamer Podcast, Episode 35: New Age of Beatdowns - Pete and Chris continue their discussion of beat 'em ups by looking at the Dreamcast's transitional period, and the increasing focus on games specifically designed for the home. Plus the usual news and "what we've been playing" segments.
PS2 Essentials: Crimson Tears - Once upon a time, there was a funny little fighting game on PlayStation called Ehrgeiz. Ehrgeiz was noteworthy for a number of reasons: its high-resolution graphics; its beautifully slick framerate; its inclusion of Final Fantasy VII characters in its roster… and the bizarre inclusion of a full-on dungeon-delving action RPG mode. If you have fond memories of that … Continue reading PS2 Essentials: Crimson Tears

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