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Cat Quest (Series) Review
Posted: 7 months ago, last updated 3 months ago.
The war between the cats of Felingard and dogs of Lumpus brings two kings together who journey to reclaim their thrones. As you progress you can switch characters to suit the current challenge. Each feline or canine hero uses a blade, staff or wand during combat. Magicians can pick from 16 spells and all characters can upgrade abilities and weapons using coins and experience orbs that are awarded from quests. You are able to unlock new cosmetics to customize your cat or dog.
It's a relatively light introduction to the role-play and adventure genre. Along with simple controls and cute characters, the progression is steady while still offering a challenge to more experienced players.
But more than a watered-down version of older games, Cat Quest has a real identity of its own. The cat and dog puns abound (sorry), but it really works well. It doesn't take itself overly seriously which makes it more appealing than some of the Mario and Luigi adventure games. But it takes the role-play mechanics very seriously and turns out a finely tuned experience that older-focused games would be proud of.
Content Rating: PEGI 7
Skill Rating: 8-13 year-olds
Release Date: 13/09/2019, updated in 2019
Platforms: Mac, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One, iOS and iPhone, iPad
Genres: Action, Adventure and Fighting
Cat Quest Demo
Cat Quest II
Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'. On iOS, Cat Quest 2 is free but only available with Apple Arcade.
Rated 9+ on the iOS app store.
Skill RatingThis game is enjoyed by 8-13 year-olds as it's a good match for their ability and maturity. Although the visuals look appealing to very young players, there is a considerable challenge here. Once children are able to strategise and willing to repeatedly lose to progress this becomes much more fun.
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