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  • Summary: Lost, alone and separated from family, a stray cat must untangle an ancient mystery to escape a long-forgotten cybercity and find the way home. Stray is a third-person cat adventure game set amidst the detailed neon-lit alleys of a decaying cybercity and the murky environments of its seedyLost, alone and separated from family, a stray cat must untangle an ancient mystery to escape a long-forgotten cybercity and find the way home. Stray is a third-person cat adventure game set amidst the detailed neon-lit alleys of a decaying cybercity and the murky environments of its seedy underbelly. See the world through the eyes of a stray and interact with the environment in playful ways. Stray is developed by BlueTwelve Studio, a small team from south of France mostly made of cats and a handful of humans.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 35 out of 39
  2. Negative: 1 out of 39
  1. Jul 18, 2022
    100
    What I really love about Stray is the way the world treats you. None of the robots know what a cat is—they’ve never seen one before. You trip them up in the street, ruin their board games, and rub up against their legs, but for the most part, they forget you’re even there at all. Yours is a largely thankless task. But what do you care? You’re a cat. As the characters embrace and cheer, or break down and cry, and when the game comes to its ultimate conclusion, you are just a cat, who saunters off into the night, indifferent to it all.
  2. Jul 18, 2022
    90
    Stray is a fairly short game with a few notable flaws. Still, it's a joy to experience the wonders of playing as a cat in a marvelously designed world.
  3. Jul 29, 2022
    90
    Stray manages to straddle the glee of playing a roguish feline with an absorbing sci-fi story and gorgeously detailed landscapes.
  4. Jul 25, 2022
    85
    A tribute to the true cat lovers. Any gamer who loves cats is bound to fall in love with the great details of the cat looking just like real ones. But when you turn the eyes to where cats do not exist, you will face simple, linear game structure made out of monotonous puzzle and short volume.
  5. Jul 26, 2022
    80
    Overall, Stray surprised me in how well it wears its features and themes on its sleeve and how well crafted said features are. It’s a game created for cat lovers by cat lovers, but with features and mechanics everyone can enjoy irrespective of age or pet preference. It’s just too bad that the journey you’ll go on, while memorable, is incredibly short, at only about eight hours long.
  6. Jul 18, 2022
    80
    Stray is a very good surprise. It is not a simple game where you play as a cat but it's a poetic, touching and exciting adventure.
  7. Jul 20, 2022
    43
    Stray is interesting but it needs some details to be the "perfect" game. It has excellent graphics but its monotony makes it boring and the solution of puzzles is quite basic. It will give you hours of play only if you like to see a cat jumping from one side to another.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 18 out of 156
  1. Jul 20, 2022
    10
    Stray surprised me, when I saw it in the PS games reveal it did not look like a game that I would enjoy, but the world building and the amountStray surprised me, when I saw it in the PS games reveal it did not look like a game that I would enjoy, but the world building and the amount of funny things to do is great and worth the price for me.

    The game could feel a little bit short but with how the story and the world is set up I feel satisfied with the length, I enjoyed every single aspect of this game, and I never saw anything that I thought could be improved. Stray is a 10 out of 10 for me.

    This is a unique experience, and with how similar videogames are modernly this really stands out more than anything that has come out in years.
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  2. Aug 2, 2022
    10
    Super cute cat game 10/10! Only downside is no option to customize your cat :((
  3. Jul 21, 2022
    10
    Interesting plot. imitation of cat adventures made with care and love for cats
  4. Jul 26, 2022
    10
    To give this game anything but a 10 would be a disgrace to game developers around the globe. It is a very fun game, with a unique twist aboutTo give this game anything but a 10 would be a disgrace to game developers around the globe. It is a very fun game, with a unique twist about robots being trapped in a huge locked city, which I have not seen in any othere game. The ending is very touching but I wont spoil it. It had some decent puzzles, reletavly fun and it was pretty easy to figure out where you needed to go and why. The characters were...alright they`re robots dont expect much. The graphics were AMAZING. However I do wish they put a tad bit more detail into the cat but eh. The story? 10/10 The graphics? 10/10 The gameplay? 9/10 The ending? 11/10. Really fun and a semi-great game for children, although it might scare them cause some of the creatures are pretty spooky. Expand
  5. Jul 20, 2022
    9
    Fabulous game experience, REALLY MAKES YOU FEEL LIKE A CAT.
    You will find lots of fun details, such as walked to a ladder get stuck, and
    Fabulous game experience, REALLY MAKES YOU FEEL LIKE A CAT.
    You will find lots of fun details, such as walked to a ladder get stuck, and remembered you are a cat, not a human.
    Truly masterpiece!!
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  6. Jul 20, 2022
    8
    This game is a cool linear experience. Good storytelling and amazing pacing. Really wished there was more at the end. The devs have beenThis game is a cool linear experience. Good storytelling and amazing pacing. Really wished there was more at the end. The devs have been working on this game since late 2016 which surprised me how little content there was after going through all the trouble of creating realistic cat animations. The game ended right when it started getting good. There was soo much potential. Hopefully, they come out with DLC that's longer. As for performance on PC at launch. Pretty choppy with frequent frame drops. The game with almost all side content took me 6 hours to complete.
    Short Cat Walking Sim 7.8/10
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  7. Jul 27, 2022
    0
    the game is only good if you wanted to be born as a cat lol

    they really unleashed the cutting tech graphics and directx 12 to its full
    the game is only good if you wanted to be born as a cat lol

    they really unleashed the cutting tech graphics and directx 12 to its full power!!!!!!! it looks real even more than real life

    can't wait to reincarnate as a cat? play this ****

    got bored of roleplaying as a cat on discord by spamming "meows" as an old man who have nothing better to do in life? play this game instead of playing with horny teens who believe you are a girl more than they believe in the existence of god

    you walk as a cat that can't see in the dark and can't jump whenever you want. what an innovative gameplay!!!

    the game takes like 3 hours to finish. it's not a bad video game development. it's a feature

    some stray street cat somehow has the destiny of saving the world. take that america!!! now it's the time of hero cats!!!

    what a story? I mean, is there a story? I have no idea but if it was a book it would be the bestseller that would sell even more than harry potter

    why act like cat when you can spend just $29.99 and play a ****ty cat simulator? the money is well spent. sorry africans kids who dying from hunger. I had to buy several copies of stray so I can spread this cancer to anyone I found. it's the best assassination weapon

    what an immersive experience. comparing stray with witcher 3, witcher 3 is a joke

    it's 10/10 GOTY but it's not my opinion. it's best game ever about how good it's to suck the money of idiots. this one was my opinion

    :DDD
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