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Posted: 9 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.


Gato Roboto is a running, jumping and shooting game about a cat in a mechanical suit that needs to save her space commander master. Play involves exploring the levels to take on enemies, discover new weapons and use them to access more of each area. It stands out not only for its black and white visuals but for creating a miniature action-exploration challenge akin to Metroid and Castlevania.

After causing your ship to crash-land on an alien planet, you set off to undo the damage you've done. You work through a dangerous world of irritable creatures and treacherous obstacles. Along the way you need to upgrade your mech suit, find items, solve puzzles and at times risk getting out the suit to reach areas too small to otherwise access.

As you progress you encounter new areas with specific missions. Some need power. Some are flooded and need to be drained. These puzzles are largely solved by blasting and dashing your way through enemies and obstacles to face the guardians stationed precariously throughout the base.

The result is a little game that's a lot of fun. The steady progression and moments of high risk when you are out of the mech suit, work well to keep things fresh. Add to this the secrets and weapons to discover and there's a lot of entertainment in this handcrafted package.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 30/05/2019

Platforms: PC, Switch and Xbox One

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Action, Adventure, Platform, Puzzle, Shooting and Traversal

Developer: Doink Soft (@DoinkSoft)



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Play Time: This game will take between 3 hours and 4 hours to complete.

Play StylePlay Style

This is a single-player game.

You can play this game in the following styles:

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has been rated PEGI 3.

Skill Rating

8+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Younger players need to be able to control the character to explore and shoot under pressure. Having the resilience to keep trying after they have failed is important.


Gato Roboto usually costs £6.69 to £7.19.

Gato Roboto

XBox Store Xbox One £6.69
Steam Store PC £6.69
Switch Store Switch £7.19
There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.


We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our Gato Roboto Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@DoinkSoft) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

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