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Generally favorable reviews- based on 486 Ratings

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  • Summary: Gris is a hopeful young girl lost in her own world, dealing with a painful experience in her life. Her journey through sorrow is manifested in her dress, which grants new abilities to better navigate her faded reality.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 34 out of 41
  2. Negative: 0 out of 41
  1. Jan 3, 2019
    95
    Gris is a wonderful, gorgeous puzzle-platformer with a unique art-style, a phenomenal score and a powerful yet subtle message. I was engaged from start to finish, unable to set it down (though I hadn't planned to play through an entire game in one sitting.) The ending is surprisingly poignant for a game with no dialogue and no text. The journey to that ending is endlessly creative and fun.
  2. Dec 13, 2018
    90
    Such is the quality of Gris’s visual art that replaying it struck me as a mandatory indulgence. I think the entirety of its composition demands to be seen.
  3. Dec 19, 2018
    90
    Gris is a beautiful experience that will be well-regarded for it's visuals, themes, and game design for years to come.
  4. Dec 13, 2018
    85
    It will often leave you speechless.
  5. Dec 20, 2018
    80
    An interesting allegorical journey to overcome our inner traumas that is quite open to interpretation in a way that it will be possible to be meaningful in different ways to each player, according to their own experiences. Even if it doesn’t manage to draw you with its symbolic tale, Gris may still convince you for a short, albeit, beautifully designed world.
  6. Dec 13, 2018
    60
    A week or so removed from playing Gris, I don’t know what I’ll remember it for, if at all. Gris feels like it almost belongs in a museum, with crowds marveling at its art and sound for a few minutes, before moving on to something else. There are moments of beautiful brilliance in Gris, all of which are dragged down by a decidedly average platforming game.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 89 out of 118
  2. Negative: 10 out of 118
  1. Mar 28, 2020
    10
    This game has a metaphorical way of telling a very good story, and it doesn't even have a dialogue yet, which can be a means of driving theThis game has a metaphorical way of telling a very good story, and it doesn't even have a dialogue yet, which can be a means of driving the public away from this work of art, congratulations to those involved, this is my favorite game and it will be for a good time, my old favorite game was half-life 2 but this game dominates me, i wish everyone had this experience. Expand
  2. Jan 11, 2021
    10
    GRIS, n tenho palavras meu amigo, pensa em tudo que um jogo precisa está aqui, um história incrível que conta uma coisa que vc n vê mas vaiGRIS, n tenho palavras meu amigo, pensa em tudo que um jogo precisa está aqui, um história incrível que conta uma coisa que vc n vê mas vai entendendo, com a parte de arte que com certeza se destaca com o TOP 1 de jogo mais lindo, bonito, esplendido, belo todos os adjetivos para esse jogo de beleza podem ser colocados, esse jogo pode fácil ser colocado do quadrado de cada frame é pintado por Da Vinci, e uma coisa linda, mas tão linda que vc fica de boca aberta do começo até o final do jogo, mas que jogo lindo meu deu, na parte de gameplay ela é bem simples mas bem pontual e boa para jogo, uma gameplay de probleminhas para resolver, e isso é a melhor forma de jogar esse jogo, simples fácil mas lento e lindo uma coisa muito boa, e por fim o som, meu AMIGO to falando que esse jogo é bom, o som desse jogo é prefeito, mano música, som de coisas do cenário, voz da GRIS, sons de animais da água das plantas, são todos perfeitos mano, uma coisa que vc se assusta na minha opinião, uma música mais linda que a outra e que mais te imersa no jogo, as músicas são incríveis incríveis e mais 1000 incríveis, uma coisa de respect mano, o jogo é lindo, o jogo tem um sound incrível, o jogo tem uma história incrível, o jogo tem uma personagem inesquecível e linda em todos os sentidos, mano vai sem medo, aprecie o jogo veja tudo e todos, ouça as músicas, veja as artes, mas além de tudo isso é uma obra de arte em TODOS OS SENTIDOS, TODOS. Must play com certeza, a e assista o vídeo do cellbit depois de zerar, vai ajudar um pouco mais a fazer vc se emocionar, pq o jogo é emocionante aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa que jog incrível, meu amigo COMPRA AGORACOMPRA Expand
  3. Dec 13, 2018
    10
    This is a masterpiece and everyone should give it a chance despite being an indie from a "small company", delivers sadness and perfection withThis is a masterpiece and everyone should give it a chance despite being an indie from a "small company", delivers sadness and perfection with a simple but great story, really beautiful game! Expand
  4. Jul 14, 2020
    9
    A+
    Stunning visuals and soundtrack.
    This is one of the games that might be considered as art.
    Gameplay is mostly platforming and walking sim.
  5. Mar 29, 2022
    8
    Locations and events are woven into the musical accompaniment, variety and pace support immersion most of the time. I understand those who getLocations and events are woven into the musical accompaniment, variety and pace support immersion most of the time. I understand those who get tired of wandering, because sometimes this feeling overtakes me too. But try looking at it from a different angle. Sit alone at 1 am in the dark and wander around the location listening to music. There is no point in rushing to the end, the point of such an experience is to relax. Expand
  6. Apr 19, 2019
    8
    Relatively short but still good. It would get a higher score (at least a 9) if it was more complex in a sense of not only more levels but alsoRelatively short but still good. It would get a higher score (at least a 9) if it was more complex in a sense of not only more levels but also more complex mechanics (exploration didn't feel that rewarding because of that lack of complexity but it was still great). Expand
  7. Nov 3, 2021
    0
    This game is visually unique; in my opinion, the rating is far too high. I felt like it was a chore to open steam and play this. I'm not sureThis game is visually unique; in my opinion, the rating is far too high. I felt like it was a chore to open steam and play this. I'm not sure where the enjoyment comes from - you walk around collect flying things then progress. Def not puzzles, or a platformer. Respect to the devs but yeah - pass Expand

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