GRIS

GRIS Reviews Summary

Outstanding Visuals
Emotional Journey
Picturesque Puzzles

Summary: For those who liked games like LIMBO or Journey, GRIS is sure to pack an emotional punch. With an incredible atmosphere, solid puzzle-platforming mechanics, and deep themes, GRIS stands mighty among its industry peers.

Rating Summary

Based on 116 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

86

Top Critic Average

90%

Critics Recommend

Based on 116 critic reviews
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66 / 100
Dec 21, 2018

Gris's visual appeal hinders as much as it helps its exploration of grief.

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IGN

Top Critic

6.5 / 10.0
Dec 13, 2018

Gris's beautiful exterior hides a simple, at times confusing, platformer.

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Recommended
Dec 13, 2018

An artful puzzle platformer that'll stay with you long after its short running time.

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Metro GameCentral

Top Critic

7 / 10
Dec 17, 2018

A stunning visual achievement and a mediocre Metroidvania but despite that unevenness this is still an affecting interactive journey with real emotional resonance.

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8 / 10.0
Dec 13, 2018
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8.3 / 10.0
Dec 13, 2018

Offers a well-crafted invitation for exploration on multiple levels, though Gris is neither a walk in the park nor a brain-wringing title

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9 / 10
Dec 13, 2018

Gris is a beautiful and tranquil platformer that relishes in the simple pleasure of exploring its enchanting world.

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Unscored
Nov 8, 2018

Gris will only take you a handful of hours to play from start to finish, but I can’t recommend it strongly enough. I only wish the experience lasted longer.

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Dec 13, 2018

A week or so removed from playing Gris, I don't know what I'll remember it for, if at all. Gris feels like it almost belongs in a museum, with crowds marvelling at its art and sound for a few minutes, before moving on to something else. There's moments of beautiful brilliance in Gris, all of which is dragged down by a decidedly average platforming game.

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Dec 16, 2018

You won’t want the experience to end, but when it does, it will stick in your head due its poignant atmosphere and incredible visuals. It’s just a shame that it only lasted around three hours. The game’s beauty and quality make it easy to not want it to end.

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