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  • Summary: Pounce inside of your cozy armored mech and set off on a dangerous trek through an alien underworld full of irritable creatures and treacherous obstacles in a valiant effort to save your stranded captain and his crashed spaceship.


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Gato Roboto Let's You Control A Cat In A Robot Suit - 11 Minutes Of Gameplay | PAX West 2018
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  1. Positive: 10 out of 11
  2. Negative: 0 out of 11
  1. Jun 21, 2019
    Gato Roboto is a great game that is designed well. I just wish there was more. This better not be the last we see of Kiki. I could definitely have spent another three or more hours in the world of this Gato Roboto. I hope if a sequel comes around we get to see some different mech types and some more power ups, but for $8 I have to recommend this game. It’s bite-sized Metroid and that is the highest of compliments I can give.
  2. Jun 5, 2019
    I’m someone who finds it hard to care about retro homages, and Gato Roboto is the exception to that rule. It’s fun, its challenge isn’t overwhelming, and Kiki is now part of the pantheon of gaming’s cutest cats. The short length might be a source of contention in the future, but I’ll gladly take something that lasts as long as it needs to over something that meanders a couple extra hours. This game is not only an exceptional love letter to a bygone era, but its modern sensibilities don’t get in the way of the challenge. If you love the design of retro games but wished their difficulty was balanced rather than frustrating, Gato Roboto scratches that old-school itch.
  3. May 30, 2019
    Gato Roboto is an adorable metroidvania that never lowers its rhythm: the controls are perfect and the feeling is the right one, ideal for alternating shootings, platforming and exploration.
  4. May 30, 2019
    While Gato Roboto could stand to be a more fleshed-out metroidvania game, it’s still a highly enjoyable action game overall. Kiki’s adventure is one chock full of classic NES-era action, nicely challenging combat, fun gameplay and charming visuals. It’s a short burst of action, but one you won’t forget anytime soon. So thankfully, there is more to the game to love beyond just a cat inside a mechanical suit. But come on, can you really resist Kiki’s kickass cuteness?
  5. May 31, 2019
    It’s three hours of thrilling Metroidvania action for less than the cost of a cinema ticket; you can’t really grumble with that.
  6. Jul 8, 2019
    Gato Roboto is a metroidvania with lots of references to the games it was inspired by, but at times it also feels just as unfriendly and inconvenient as some of those classics do today. It’s also much more difficult than you would expect from a game that stars a cute cat in mech armor, but it’s well worth it if you’re up for the challenge.
  7. Jun 17, 2019
    Without ever excelling or innovating in any element of his design, Gato Roboto proves to be a cohesive and immediate experience.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 9
  2. Negative: 0 out of 9
  1. Sep 3, 2021
    Una buena inspiración de Metroid, muy bueno, este tipo de estilo artísticoe encanta, y que el personaje haya sido un gato me encanta.
  2. Jun 28, 2019
    PERFECCIÓN dura 5 horas pero vale cada centavo gastado,Si te gusta megaman o metroid te encantará este juego.
  3. Jun 4, 2019
    I love it! It's simple, cute, funny and HAVE A CAT!!!
    It's very short (4 hours) and it's very easy, but it's cool.
  4. Oct 9, 2019
    Un metroidvania muy entretenido ,dentro de su simpleza esconde un buen apartado artístico .
  5. Nov 28, 2021
    Good retro game.
    inspired by platform shooter of old ...the likes of Turrican (c64) or Metroid (Nes),
    It's plays wells on pc (controller
    Good retro game.
    inspired by platform shooter of old ...the likes of Turrican (c64) or Metroid (Nes),
    It's plays wells on pc (controller recommended) , has cat in it and humor.
    But is veeeeeery short, does not offer much variability, single player mode only and does not offer buy only if it cost very few bucks (like and Android game)
  6. May 6, 2020
    Gato Roboto is a fun experience, and i love the story and visuals. Overall this game is not a revolutionary metroidvania, he does exactly whatGato Roboto is a fun experience, and i love the story and visuals. Overall this game is not a revolutionary metroidvania, he does exactly what every other game in the genre did before, but it does it well, and its pretty solid once you get invested. I really loved the music too, and it was a fun sunday experience.
    You should give it a try.
  7. Jan 8, 2022
    Een metroidclone van ok kwaliteit. Alles is simplistisch, maar heeft wel een zekere charme. Ik heb hem niet tegen men zin uitgespeeld.

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