Tag: Stray

  • News The Code Behind Stray's Mysterious Language Has Been Deciphered

    Our very own kitty Rosetta stone

    Stray has definitely struck a chord with the audience, and it seems like everyone and their cat is playing the cute and cuddly kitty simulator. An aspect that perhaps gets slightly less focus than our furry protagonist, however, is the world in which the g

  • Soapbox I'm Sorry, But Your Cute Cat Game Isn't That Great

    Feline feisty

    I played Stray to completion twice this past weekend, once to see the story through to its end and the second to unlock the Platinum Trophy. It is a really sweet game with a unique hook — who doesn't want to play as a cat? — but I think the fact you get to play as a feline is clouding people's judgment somewhat. Once you get over...

  • News PS5, PS4 Sensation Stray's Voice Actor Finally Revealed

    She'll surely go down in hiss-tory

    The stunning adventure game Stray has slinked its way to phenomenon status, with the release going viral on social media this past week. We’re all feline pretty good about the attention the title’s getting, and now we can finally reveal its adorable voice actor: Lala! The star performer’s photo was published...

  • News Pounce on Pre-Orders for Stray Physical Edition on PS5, PS4

    Launches later this year

    Stray is quietly one of the hottest games of the year, with a lot of excitement surrounding this futuristic feline adventure. Turns out people like the idea of playing as a cute little cat, and a mysterious cyberpunk dystopia to explore doesn't hurt either. While the digital release arrived on 19th July — and joined PS...

  • Poll What Review Score Would You Give Stray?

    Fur real

    Stray has been out for a few days now, and it really seems to have struck a chord with a lot of people. Obviously making a game where you play as a cat that can meow on command is going to have mass appeal from the start — but very positive reviews and the fact that it's available through PS Plus Extra certainly helps. Indeed, we gave...

  • News Stray Is a Meowsive Hit Judging By Day One Concurrent Numbers

    Insert cat pun here

    Stray is shaping up to be a bonafide hit, even if we were just to judge its performance from anecdotal incidents like the phenomenon that is @CatsWatchStray, or the reemergence of the Deus Ex Twitter account just to meme about kitties. Thankfully, we do have some more concrete numbers to go by. They are from the PC version of...

  • Random Cats Watching Stray Is Your New Favourite Twitter Account

    Purrfection

    We're sure you've noticed, but Stray launched yesterday, and it's been capturing hearts across the board. It turns out playing as a common pet appeals to a lot of people, especially those who already have a cat or two at home. The love for the game has put a jolly spin on the week, and then we discovered @CatsWatchStray. This new...

  • Random Deus Ex's First Tweet in Almost a Year Is All About Stray

    Asked for this

    Understandably, the official Deus Ex social media has been pretty quiet for a while. After all, the last game released back in 2016, not to mention Embracer's buyout of Square Enix developers and IPs. However, the Twitter account has broken a nearly year-long silence, and it's not even to talk about Deus Ex. It's a tweet focused on...

  • Poll Are You Playing Stray?

    Really feline it

    Cyberpunk cat simulator Stray is out now on PS5 and PS4 — and it's available at no additional cost if you're subscribed to PS Plus Extra. But as always, we want to know if you're playing the latest hot release! For what it's worth, we think Stray is a great game. We gave it an 8/10 in our Stray PS5 review, heaping praise on its...

  • Guide Stray Guide: Walkthrough, Tips, Tricks, and All Collectibles

    Your ultimate Stray resource

    Stray is a narrative adventure for PS5 and PS4 in which you play as a cute little cat. Developed by BlueTwelve Studio and published by Annapurna Interactive, this is a linear game in which you explore a futuristic dystopia inhabited by robots, using feline agility to get around and solve puzzles. We really enjoyed the...

  • Guide Stray Trophy Guide: All PS5, PS4 Trophies and How to Get the Platinum

    Unlock all the Trophies in Stray

    In this Stray Trophy guide, we will be going through the game's list of Trophies, explaining each of them and telling you how to unlock them all. As part of our Stray guide, you can use this Trophy roadmap to chart your progress towards unlocking the Platinum. If you want to know about Stray's Trophies and how to...

  • Guide Stray: All Music Sheets Locations

    Where to find all Music Sheets in Stray

    Where are all the Music Sheets in Stray? One of the collectibles in Stray is Music Sheets, which can be given to a robot named Morusque who will play them for you. As part of our Stray guide, we're going to tell you where to find all the Music Sheets. Getting all of them will earn you the Meo

  • Guide Stray: All B-12 Memories Locations

    Where to find all B-12 Memories

    Where are all the B-12 Memories in Stray? In Stray, one of the main collectibles hidden throughout the game is B-12 Memories. These aren't just good for earning the I Remember! Trophy, they also unveil some interesting story and lore, so they're definitely worth finding. You also get an in-game reward for finding them...

  • Guide Stray: All Badges Locations

    Where to find all Badges

    Where are all the Badges in Stray? One of the collectibles in Stray is a series of Badges that get pinned to the cat's harness, possibly one of the cutest reasons to explore the game fully. As part of our Stray guide, we're going to reveal how and where to unlock all the Badges. Finding all the Badges will earn you the

  • Guide Stray: All Collectibles Locations

    Where to find all collectibles in Stray

    Where are all the collectibles in Stray? What are the collectibles and where do you find them? In Stray, there are a few collectibles for you to track down, and some of them are pretty tricky. As part of our Stray guide, we will be outlining all the collectibles and where to find them. Stray: All...

  • Guide Stray: Midtown

    Complete walkthrough for Midtown in Stray

    Midtown is the 10th chapter in Stray, taking place after you beat Antvillage. It's another large, open level with lots to see and do. As part of our Stray guide, we have a full walkthrough of Midtown, explaining how to get through the chapter's main path. If you're looking for collectibles in Midtown, s

  • Guide Stray: The Sewers

    Complete walkthrough for The Sewers in Stray

    The Sewers is the eighth chapter in Stray, following on from the events of Dead End. This chapter unsurprisingly takes you through the dangerous sewer system, which is crawling with Zurks — but it's the only way to get to Zbaltazar. As part of our Stray guide, we have a full walkthrough of The Sewer

  • Guide Stray: All Chapters

    How many chapters are there in Stray?

    What are all the chapters in Stray? If you're playing Stray, you might want to know more about all the chapters in the game, as well as how many there are. As part of our Stray guide, we have the full rundown of all chapters. Below is a list of every chapter in the game, amounting to a full walkthrough...

  • Guide Stray: The Slums Part 2

    Complete walkthrough for The Slums Part 2 in Stray

    The Slums Part 2 is the sixth chapter in Stray, in which you return to the city and continue your mission after fixing the antenna in Rooftops. You'll meet new characters and help them track down friends. As part of our Stray guide, we have a full walkthrough of The Slums Part 2, explaining how to...

  • Guide Stray: The Slums Part 1

    Complete walkthrough for The Slums in Stray

    The Slums is the fourth chapter in Stray, taking place after you beat The Flat, and is much larger than previous chapters. It's a fairly sizeable sandbox environment you can explore to your heart's content. As part of our Stray guide, we have a full walkthrough of The Slums, explaining how to get through...

  • Guide Stray: Antvillage

    Complete walkthrough for Antvillage in Stray

    Antvillage is the ninth chapter in Stray, taking place after you complete The Sewers. In it, you'll see a peaceful tower structure, home to a few robots including Zbaltazar, who you're looking for. As part of our Stray guide, we have a full walkthrough of Antvillage, explaining how to get through the...

  • Guide Stray: Jail

    Complete walkthrough for Jail in Stray

    Jail is the 11th chapter in Stray, taking place after you beat Midtown. The cat's in trouble, and has been thrown in the slammer — obviously, you need to bust out. As part of our Stray guide, we have a full walkthrough of Jail, explaining how to get through the chapter's main path. If you're looking for...

  • Guide Stray: Control Room

    Complete walkthrough for Control Room in Stray

    Control Room is the 12th and last chapter in Stray, following on from Jail. Obviously, this chapter wraps up the story — you're very nearly done. As part of our Stray guide, we have a full walkthrough of Control Room, explaining how to get through the chapter and pointing out any collectibles. For...

  • Guide Stray: Inside the Wall

    Complete walkthrough for Inside the Wall in Stray

    Inside the Wall is the first chapter in Stray, introducing you to the game and its world. It acts mostly as a tutorial, getting you used to behaving and navigating like a cat. As part of our Stray guide, we have a full walkthrough of Inside the Wall, explaining how to get through the chapter. This...

  • Guide Stray: Dead City

    Complete walkthrough for Dead City in Stray

    Dead City is the second chapter in Stray, in which you descend into the game's dystopian setting. It takes place after finishing the previous chapter, Inside the Wall. This chapter introduces you to the darker side of the game, showing a forgotten city that's infested with deadly critters. As part of our...

  • Guide Stray: The Flat

    Complete walkthrough for The Flat in Stray

    The Flat is the third chapter in Stray, where you'll meet your companion, B-12. Following on from Dead City, it's a short chapter, but an important one for the main story of the game. As part of our Stray guide, we have a full walkthrough of The Flat, explaining how to get through the chapter and...

  • Guide Stray: Rooftops

    Complete walkthrough for Rooftops in Stray

    Rooftops is the fifth chapter in Stray, in which you must reach the top of a tower and install the Transceiver. It follows on from The Slums. You'll explore a new area and clamber across the city, which is infested with those pesky Zurks. As part of our Stray guide, we have a full walkthrough of Rooftops,...

  • Guide Stray: Dead End

    Complete walkthrough for Dead End in Stray

    Dead End is the seventh chapter in Stray, which takes you outside the safety of The Slums Part 2. This chapter is all about tracking down a character named Doc, who may have a way to deal with those nasty Zurks. As part of our Stray guide, we have a full walkthrough of Dead End, explaining how to get...

  • Guide Stray: Does the Cat Die?

    Does the cat from Stray live?

    Does the cat die in Stray? If you're a pet owner, or are sensitive to animal deaths in media, you might be wondering whether Stray on PS5 and PS4 is going to do the unthinkable. Seeing animals die in movies and shows is always sad, but when they're creatures you've grown to love during the runtime, the blow is that much...

  • Guide Stray: Is It Open World?

    Can you explore freely in Stray?

    Is Stray an open world game? You may be wondering whether or not Stray takes place in an open world environment. Playing as a cat in a run-down robot city, it looks like a fun place to explore, but it's unclear if it's open world or not. As part of our Stray guide, we're going to tell you whether the game is an open...

  • Guide Stray: How Long Does It Take to Beat?

    How many hours long is Stray?

    How long does it take to beat Stray? If you're interested in playing Stray, you're probably wondering how long the game is. As part of our Stray guide, we're going to reveal how roughly long it takes to complete the game. For a more detailed breakdown of the game and its chapters, see our guide: Stray: All Chapters...

  • Review Stray (PS5) - Atmospheric Adventure Is the Cat's Pyjamas

    Feline good

    Domestic cats are very funny. While they appear to be proud, graceful, independent creatures, they often destroy that image with erratic behaviour, clumsy movements, and affectionate headbutts. The poor things try so hard to maintain an air of superiority, but they're much more loveable and goofy than they want you to think. Stray, a...

  • News PS5, PS4's Stray Is Helping to Save Cats' Lives

    Good game, better cause

    Stray is a promising PS5 and PS4 indie adventure that will be one of All PS Plus Games when it launches next week. But in order to promote the game, publisher Annapurna Interactive is also partnering with a number of charities to help raise money for homeless cats. In the case of the Nebraska Humane Society, donating just $5...

  • News Stray's Day One Pawtch Notes Correct Naughty Cat Collisions on PS5, PS4

    Feline fine

    Stray is out in a little over a week – and it won’t cost PS Plus Extra or PS Plus Premium subscribers a penny. It all means that developer BlueTwelve Studios is getting ready for release, and has submitted a first batch of patches to Sony’s servers. There are two launch day updates ready and waiting, both of which ask you to “hug...

  • News Stray Wants You to Meow 100 Times to Unlock Its Platinum Trophy

    And sleep for over an hour

    Stray is embracing everything it means to be a cat with its Trophy list, tasking you to meow 100 times, sleep for over an hour, jump 500 times, and mark your territory with scratches in order to unlock the Platinum Trophy. The game's Trophy list has popped up on Exophase, confirming it does indeed have a Platinum gong to...

  • First Impressions Stray Is Shaping Up to Be a Supurrbly Detailed PS5, PS4 Adventure

    Cat's more like it

    We recently got to see a surprisingly large chunk of Stray during a preview event, and it's safe to say that this cat sim is shaping up really well. The demo that we witnessed was being played live, and was split across several different sections of the game — all of which had something new to show. This was the most we've seen...

  • News Stray Jumps Straight to PS Plus Extra, Premium on 19th July

    Meow's about that?

    Anticipated PS5 and PS4 cat-'em-up Stray will be added to PS Plus Extra when it launches on the 19th July. By then, Sony's new subscription tiers will have rolled out in all regions, so it's nice to see that the company is already planning ahead. Stray has looked like an intriguing title ever since it was first announced a couple...

  • News Anticipated PS5, PS4 Indie Stray Seemingly Chasing Summer Release Date

    Sony outs some indie windows

    Stray, commonly known as that game where you play as a cat, is seemingly taking aim at a summer 2022 release window. The updated information comes from a short PlayStation social media video, which attaches the window to footage of the anticipated PS5 and PS4 title. Stray recently received a rating in South Korea,...

  • News PS5, PS4 Cat-'Em-Up Stray Rated in Korea, Release Date Could Finally Be Coming Soon

    Cat's more like it

    The wait for Stray continues, but a new rating in South Korea suggests that release date news could finally be coming our way. The PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 cyberpunk-styled adventure game, in which you play as a cat, first caught everyone's attention when it was announced in 2020. Since then, meaningful news on Stray has...

  • News PS5, PS4 Cat Sim Stray Is Still on Schedule for 2022

    Purrfect

    Ahead of yesterday's State of Play broadcast, everyone was trying to predict the games that Sony would show. Despite PlayStation telling everyone that the event would focus on Japanese publishers, Stray was a name that we saw being banded around social media and various forums (it even popped up amongst us editors!). The PS5 and PS4 cat...

  • News Stray Is Looking Purr-fect in PS5, PS4 Gameplay Showcase

    Curls up in early 2022

    One of the indie titles announced during PlayStation 5's reveal was Stray, a game from Annapurna Interactive and BlueTwelve. The teaser showed a cat wandering through a mysterious world devoid of humans but inhabited by robots, and you can't not be intrigued by that. Well, we've finally had a glimpse at proper gameplay, and...

  • News PS5's Stray Shares New Story and Gameplay Details

    Untangle an ancient mystery

    Stray might be one of the most adorable PlayStation 5 games announced so far, meaning any new details are always going to be met with enthusiasm here at Push Square. And luckily enough, today's update to the game's official PS5 page has brought with it new story and gameplay details that help to give us a slightly better...

  • News Stray Is a Cyberpunk Adventure Where You Play as a Cat, Pounces onto PS5 in 2021

    Meow

    Stray is a gorgeous looking adventure game set in a cyberpunk city full of robots... And you play as a cat. The title was announced during Sony's PS5 reveal event via the trailer that we've embedded above. It's got a great feeling to it, and we honestly can't wait to see more. Stray is a PS5 console exclusive, and it's arriving in 2021.