Cat Quest

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Cat Quest
Cat quest art.jpg
Developer(s)The Gentlebros
Publisher(s)PQube
Platform(s)Windows, macOS, iOS, Android, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
Release
  • Windows, macOS
  • 8 August 2017
  • iOS
  • 10 August 2017
  • Android
  • 15 September 2017
  • Switch
  • 10 November 2017
  • PS4
    • EU: 10 November 2017
    • NA: 14 November 2017
    • JP: 27 November 2017
Genre(s)Action role-playing

Cat Quest is an action role-playing video game developed by Singapore based team The Gentlebros and published by PQube. The game was released in 2017 and received generally positive reviews from professional critics.

Gameplay[edit]

Cat Quest is an action role-playing video game played from a top-down perspective.[1] The game is set in an open world kingdom called Felingard.[2] The player takes controls of an anthropomorphic cat who embarks on a quest to rescue his kidnapped sister.[2][3] The game features real-time combat, dungeon crawling, and equipment progression.[2]

Development and release[edit]

Cat Quest was developed by The Gentlebros and published by PQube.[1] Cat Quest was released for Windows and macOS on 8 August 2017,[1] and 10 August 2017 for iOS.[3] It was released for Android on 15 September 2017.[4] The Nintendo Switch version was released on 10 November 2017.[2] It was also released on the same day for PlayStation 4 in Europe, and on 14 November in North America.[5] A physical release for the Nintendo Switch launched in September 2018 for Europe and North America.[6]

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate score
AggregatorScore
MetacriticPC: 79/100[7]
iOS: 89/100[8]
NS: 74/100[9]
PS4: 74/100[10]
Review scores
PublicationScore
Nintendo World Report7/10[11]
Gamezebo4.5/5 stars[12]
Pocket Gamer8/10[13]
Push Square7/10[14]
TouchArcadeiOS: 5/5 stars[15]
VentureBeat78/100[16]

Cat Quest received "generally favorable" reviews from professional critics according to review aggregator website Metacritic.[7][8][9][10]

Cat Quest was nominated and won the Excellence in Visual Art and Design in the 2nd SEA International Mobile Game Awards 2017.[17] It was also nominated for "Mobile Game of the Year" at the 21st Annual D.I.C.E. Awards.[18]

Sequel[edit]

In May 2018, the developers announced a sequel Cat Quest II: The Lupus Empire for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Android and iOS.[19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Fuller, Alex (7 July 2017). "Cat Quest Arrives on Steam in August". RPGamer. Archived from the original on 3 December 2017. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d Fuller, Alex (1 November 2017). "Adorable quick-fire action-RPG Cat Quest is heading to Switch next week". Eurogamer. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  3. ^ a b Sowden, Emily (10 July 2017). "The eagerly-awaited RPG Cat Quest arrives on iOS August 10th". Pocket Gamer. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  4. ^ Madnani, Mikhail (4 September 2017). "'Cat Quest' Will Claw into Android Devices on September 15th". TouchArcade. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  5. ^ Romano, Sal (16 October 2017). "Cat Quest for PS4 launches November 14 in North America, November 10 in Europe". Gematsu. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  6. ^ Craddock, Ryan (September 7, 2018). "Add Another RPG To Your Collection With The Physical Release Of Cat Quest On Switch". Nintendo Life. Retrieved September 7, 2018.
  7. ^ a b "Cat Quest for PC Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
  8. ^ a b "Cat Quest for iPhone/iPad Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  9. ^ a b "Cat Quest for Switch Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
  10. ^ a b "Cat Quest for PlayStation 4 Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
  11. ^ Ronaghan, Neal (13 November 2017). "Cat Quest Review". Nintendo World Report. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  12. ^ Werner, Jillian (16 August 2017). "Cat Quest Review: Dovahkitty". Gamezebo. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  13. ^ Slater, Harry (10 August 2017). "Cat Quest review". Pocket Gamer. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  14. ^ Fitzgerald, Simon (16 November 2017). "Cat Quest review". Push Square. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  15. ^ Fretz, Andrew (12 September 2017). "'Cat Quest' Review – An Interactive How-to on Mobile RPGs". TouchArcade. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  16. ^ Chan, Stephanie (10 November 2017). "Cat Quest review — pawsitively delightful though not purrfect". VentureBeat. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  17. ^ "2nd IMGA Southeast Asia". International Mobile Gaming Awards. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  18. ^ Mackuch, Eddie (14 January 2018). "Game Of The Year Nominees Announced For DICE Awards". GameSpot. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
  19. ^ Madnani, Mikhail (18 May 2018). "The Gentlebros announce 'Cat Quest II' for iOS, PS4, Nintendo Switch, Steam, and Android". TouchArcade. Retrieved 19 May 2018.

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