Completionist Info
Episode Number 19
Date Released February 24th, 2012
Completionist Rating Finish It!
Link Catherine Katherine Revolution - The Completionist Episode 19

Catherine (キャサリンKyasarin?) is a puzzle-platformer adventure video game developed by Atlus Persona Team and published by Atlus for thePlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. It is Atlus' first internally developed game for seventh-generation consoles in high definition, and is described as an "adult-oriented" title by the game's character designer, Shigenori Soejima. The cinematic portion of the game is handled by Studio 4°C. The game was released in Japan on February 17, 2011, and in North America on July 26, 2011. Deep Silverreleased the game in Europe on February 10, 2012. It was also released in Australia on February 23, 2012. Catherine was later released as a full downloadable game for thePlayStation Store in February 2012 and came out on the Games on Demand service for the Xbox 360 in April 2012.

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The Completionist[edit | edit source]

Jirard reviewed the game for the nineteenth episode of The Completionist. It was done for the final review of the Month of Love, and was done as a heavily requested blind review.

Jirard and Greg are initially flustered by how attractive the titular character Catherine is. While talking about the story, Jirard lends heavy praise to its originality and storytelling. He's also fond of the anime style similar to that of the Persona series. However, he finds the minigame "Rapunzel" to be tedious. The nightmare phase of the main game is what he finds to be most fun and challenging, though frustrating at times. That being said, he's thankful for the undo button in Normal Mode. He also finds the bosses a bit unfair, especially the Catherine fight where Katherine has to follow the player.

He doesn't consider getting all the trophies worth it, claiming it's harder than Super Meat Boy. The trophy hunting gets a rating of "Forget It!"

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • This episode marks the birth of Shirraco The Laser Clown.
  • In an appearance on Grumpcade, a spin-off of Game Grumps, Jirard claimed that this was the hardest game he completed for the show.
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