Metascore
80

Generally favorable reviews - based on 10 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 10
  2. Negative: 0 out of 10
  1. Jan 14, 2019
    86
    Quotation forthcoming.
  2. Jan 10, 2019
    86
    Quotation forthcoming.
  3. Jan 10, 2019
    85
    Catherine is a genuinely funny, fun and altogether unique experience, even now. It merges brilliantly challenging puzzle gameplay with an Animé adult-romance story that is as equally compelling as it is entertaining. It features interesting and deeply flawed characters, particularly the protagonist whose emotions directly affect the challenges he'll face. All of this contained within a game that has aged particularly well due to the colourful and Animé-style design.
  4. Jan 14, 2019
    80
    Catherine Classic continues to be one of the most fascinating and unique games of last generation. And the good news is, you no longer need to hook up your last-gen console to enjoy this gem of a game.
  5. Jan 11, 2019
    80
    The journey to finding out what it means to you is certainly one worth taking.
  6. Jan 10, 2019
    80
    An adult video game that is neither exploitative nor pretentious, but instead weaves a fun yet incisive tale about all too human characters.
  7. Jan 10, 2019
    80
    Catherine is a fantastic game, and it being on more platforms is great news, even if it doesn’t offer any new content or relevant new features.
  8. Jan 16, 2019
    78
    Quotation forthcoming.
  9. Jan 10, 2019
    73
    An odd hybrid of life sim and puzzle game where both flawed halves somehow work well together.
  10. Jan 10, 2019
    60
    Catherine is a fascinating experiment, but it’s rather uneven and has not aged well.
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  1. Largely, though, Catherine Classic is a pretty fantastic rerelease of a cult hit that people have nattered on about endlessly since its debut. Being able to finally play it on PC is wonderful, and having other game modes — Babel, where you unlock harder stages by getting gold trophies on normal or hard mode in the campaign, and Colosseum, a competitive multiplayer mode — gives it a lot of replay value.
  2. Jan 10, 2019
    All told it’s a solid little package, however, and Catherine is still full of charm in how it delivers its whacky, mind-bending storylines – even though how it approaches some topics is deeply flawed.
User Score
8.2

Generally favorable reviews- based on 19 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 19
  2. Negative: 2 out of 19
  1. Jan 16, 2019
    8
    Catherine is a fantastic game, and it being on more platforms is great news, even if it doesn’t offer any new content or relevant new features.
  2. Jan 15, 2019
    10
    This game has a great storyline with a lot of endings, and the gameplay is a good mix of Dating sim and one of the best puzzles that humanityThis game has a great storyline with a lot of endings, and the gameplay is a good mix of Dating sim and one of the best puzzles that humanity has invented. Full Review »
  3. Jan 12, 2019
    10
    muy buen juego uno de los mejores, único, me encanto su estilo de estrategia y la historia!!!