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Kathy Rain: Director's Cut

Developer: Clifftop Games

Publisher: Raw Fury

Adventure
Retro
Puzzle
  • Price: $14.99
  • Release Date: Oct 29, 2021
  • Number of Players: 1
  • Last on Sale: Mar 26, 2024 [$5.99]
  • Lowest Historic Price: $5.99
  • ESRB Rating: M [Mature]
Reviews:
  • While there have been a great number of LucasArts-esque point-and-click adventure titles on Switch, not all of them have been created equal. While many get the pixel art, quirky dialogue choices, and unorthodox use of items to solve puzzle elements right, it turns out a form of gameplay created on a platform that uses a precision pointing device hasn’t always translated well into using console controls. Among its achievements, I’d actually consider this to be Kathy Rain’s greatest strength, its method of letting you move around and then select highlighted elements to interact with relative to where you’re standing both intuitive and generally effective. Add on a fair amount of attitude, an interesting story, and what are generally sensible puzzle solutions (though you’ll undoubtedly resort to trial and error eventually, most of the time the space you’re working in at least keeps it contained) and this is a definite one to consider for classic adventure fans.


    Justin Nation, Score:
    Nindie Choice! [8.7]
2024

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