Cats are awesome. You might call them meownificent, in fact. Believe it or not, I went through several different cat puns before settling on that one. Anyway, when I see a cat-themed game I usually checked it out. Sometimes I am rewarded with something truly awesome like Gato Roboto. And other times I get Captain Cat. I’m not sure what column Cat Quest II falls into, but it was released on consoles today. It does have a very high rating on Steam, so I think it’s safe to say it’s good. You can check out the release trailer below. It’s charming.
Described as a 2D open-world action-RPG set in a fantasy realm of cats and dogs, Cat Quest II looks downright adorable. If just a bit simplistic. And for those of you who prefer a canine, you even have the option to play as a dog. So there’s no reason to complain about discrimination here. Compared to the original game, this one features a new land to explore with a ton of new weapons and other items. One of the big new features is the optional local 2-player co-op, a welcome addition to any game. I could definitely see myself playing this on the couch with my girlfriend.
Also of note is that Cat Quest II’s developer, The Gentlebros is based in Singapore, which is a pleasant change from your typical Japanese or Western developers. It’s always good to be reminded that other places in the world produce video games. The game is currently priced at $14.99. And if you’d like to pick up the first game, you can find them conveniently bundled, at least on Steam, for around $25.00. I’ll probably pick it up at some point after I finish my playthrough and review of Dark Devotion. So many games, so little time.