What is Grandia ReDux?
Grandia ReDux is a mod which vastly improves Grandia's gameplay by refining certain gameplay elements within the game.
Is this mod suitable for new players to the game or JRPGs?
Absolutely. While the mod is certainly challenging, the game has a reasonable difficulty curve and grinding isn't required as long as you don't avoid too many encounters.
How to use it?
1) Make sure that you have an ISO file of Grandia Disc 1 & 2.
2) Download ppf-o-matic. This is a program which will allow you to patch the ISO files.
3) Use the program to patch the ISO.
4) Have fun!
Can it work on consoles?
Yes. It's possible with the right tools/console.