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  • Summary: Complete over 100 levels with unique pattern-matching gameplay;
    - Experience a soothing, silent tale about cats and parenthood;
    - Enjoy a charming design inspired by Japanese aesthetics and bento cuisine; - Beat every stage steadily thanks to a gradually increasing difficulty; -
    Complete over 100 levels with unique pattern-matching gameplay;
    - Experience a soothing, silent tale about cats and parenthood;
    - Enjoy a charming design inspired by Japanese aesthetics and bento cuisine;
    - Beat every stage steadily thanks to a gradually increasing difficulty;
    - Challenge yourself with advanced bonus stages;
    - Listen to a chill, original soundtrack;
    - Have more fun thanks to HD Rumble support.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 9
  2. Negative: 0 out of 9
  1. Feb 10, 2021
    90
    Part of Inbento's appeal is the strong cat theme, which matched with cute puzzles to solve, makes it a good fit for the Nintendo Switch. The desire to find out what happens to the cat characters is motivation when facing a tough puzzle that seems unsolvable. The limited number of moves is not as limiting as it sounds because there is no limit to how many times the puzzle can be attempted, nor are there time limits, making it easy to dip in and out.
  2. Mar 12, 2020
    90
    inbento is a sublimely sweet and thoroughly addictive puzzler that deserves a place in any puzzle fan’s collection, even if you’re a dog person at heart. You monster.
  3. Mar 13, 2020
    80
    Inbento is a joyful little game that’s wonderfully presented. It’s perhaps too challenging for young kids, however, and not varied enough for adults. That doesn’t mean it’s not worth playing, but rather—like lunch itself—that it’s best enjoyed if you and a youngster can share the time spent with it.
  4. Mar 12, 2020
    75
    Inbento is a nice, little and clever puzzle game that could easily steal some hours of your life if you like puzzles and cats.
  5. May 8, 2020
    75
    Inbento is cute, has simple mechanics, and doesn’t require tedious amounts of hours to master it. There are over one hundred levels, and it has a low price point, meaning you’ll never have to worry that you didn't get enough for your money. Plus, those cutscenes make it so worthwhile to finish a level.
  6. Mar 20, 2020
    70
    Simple but by no means empty, Inbento does not feature any major thrills or breathtaking ups and downs but it definitely provides a heart-filling experience, complete with kittens and a welcoming audiovisual environment.
  7. Mar 12, 2020
    60
    Making the perfect meal for a feline fellow may be a tricky endeavour but it's one that's impressively rewarding. Meow.

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  1. Dec 11, 2020
    10
    What do you mean 75 Metascore?? What? Okay I came here to say that this game is perfect. I logged in and everything. Had to type in stuff likeWhat do you mean 75 Metascore?? What? Okay I came here to say that this game is perfect. I logged in and everything. Had to type in stuff like 3 times 'cause I forgot my email adress. Look I'm dedicated to tell you that this games is good. I don't know if perfect games even exist but at some point when something reaches a certain level of good, it becomes sooo good that I'm not able to care about the flaws anymore. I mean what kind of flaws does this game even have? Its perfect. I saw this game on sale, went to Youtube and after seeing the gameplay for a few seconds and reading some "this is amazing comments", I decided to search for my Switch at 4AM our something and bought it asap. I'm the type of person who things 5 times about buying something. This is a puzzler that can even be solved by the dumb that I am. Its not really hard you just gotta think. Its really fun. The type of sound effects of the food are...like slime lol. I approve that. Makes me hungry tho. The Art is so amazing and wholesome. I feel so bad for this single momma. Expand
  2. Oct 15, 2020
    5
    It's a very fun game! If you are into puzzle game, it's definitely worth your money. The esthetic is really minimalist and pleasing. You haveIt's a very fun game! If you are into puzzle game, it's definitely worth your money. The esthetic is really minimalist and pleasing. You have about 7h of gameplay as well. Expand