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Gris is a visually stunning 2D platformer with decent gameplay mechanics and a fantastic...

By ImpulseGamer on

“Gris” is the Spanish word for “gray.” And you didn't ask, but gray is my favorite color. Though smartypants artists, or even a kid with crayons, will be the first to remind me that gray isn't actually a color. Gray is a color without color. Gray is...

By Gaming Nexus on

Gris’ story is open to a range of interpretations, and it’s not important that you arrive at a specific meaning. Instead, in creating a well-constructed game, developer Nomada Studio has laid the foundations by which you can find your own sight and voice.

By GameInformer on

There are more words I could drop in here - gentle, whimsical, evocative, emotional, magical, ethereal, therapeutic - but if I've learned nothing else from Gris, it's the truth in that old adage, "a picture paints a thousand words". Do not miss it.

By EuroGamer on

GRIS is, simply put, one of this year’s masterpieces. Both in the sense that it looks like a work of art and plays like an absolute dream. The platforming is smooth as silk, the world is a joy to explore, the puzzles offer the right amount of challenge and the emotional parts of the journey hit perfectly.

By HardcoreGamer on

Painting Gris as a beautiful adventure is almost too obvious. Even amid the crumbling ruins that hint at better days, every element of this platformer emphasizes its undeniable loveliness. From the wide-angle shots and the ethereal music to the delicate...

By GameSpot on

It isn't perfect, since nothing is, but came as close as you could get in a given genre. The new leader to beat.How we score: The destructoid reviews...

By Destructoid on

GRIS conjures up feelings of sadness, nostalgia, excitement, and awe all in a moment. It tells the story of Gris, a girl who goes on a journey in search of her lost voice, but something else as well. I would be doing the game a disservice to reveal too...

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But, no matter how much I wanted to, I couldn't – or at least couldn't feel the coveted emotion. The simplistic narrative is littered with imagery that expects ‘ooohs' and ‘aaahs' from a reverent audience for being even mildly obtuse. By collecting...

By VideoGamer on

GRIS is an enjoyable platforming adventure that lets you casually explore a mysterious world, alongside some wonderful visuals and...

By New Game Network on

GRIS is breathtakingly beautiful and demonstrates how artistically inspiring games can be. With its simple gameplay and incredible soundtrack, it is a game that could and should be enjoyed by...

By WCCFTech on

Gris is an incredible achievement, using its art, music, and gameplay to tell a thematically consistent story about a woman overcoming her grief. Despite the weighty subject matter, the way its protagonist's triumph over sorrow is reflected in...

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Gris is, at times, a meditative, affecting exploration of complex emotions that uses its levels as a canvas for some of the most beautiful visual design in any platformer, backed by a fantastic score. At others, it's a maddeningly simple and confusing...

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If nothing else, GRIS is gorgeous to behold.A boutique indie platformer in the same vein as something like Limbo or Braid, you control a nameless, voiceless, young girl as she elopes across a series of scrolling, watercolor landscapes - which act as a...

By Good Gear Guide on