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Grapple Dog (2022) is a platform game where you play a pixel dog with the ability to grapple onto surfaces to swing and jump around a level. You can extend the length of the rope for a longer swing. In this way, you take on puzzles, enemies and various navigational challenges.

Our examiner, Andy Robertson, first checked Grapple Dog 3 years ago. It was re-examined by Jo Robertson and updated 3 weeks ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is an Action and Platform game with Collecting, Puzzle and Traversal elements. This is a single-player game.


Play Time: This game will take between 5 hours and 7 hours to complete.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 3 for occasional very mild violence in a comical or abstract context. This game features mild violence involving cartoon-like fantasy creatures. Most enemies are robots, which fall apart into cogs and springs when defeated. The player's character is a dog. When he is hit, there is no visible harm or damage. Instead, the dog's health, which is represented by a paw print, loses some dots. The game features some boss fights against large mechanical monsters but they are not particularly scary and feature child-friendly designs.

Skill Level

8+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. You need to be able to work with the swinging mechanics but young children will enjoy that.


Grapple Dog usually costs £11.99 to £12.49. 

Grapple Dog

Switch StoreSALE Switch £11.99 £2.99 until 23/06/2024
Steam Store PC £11.99

Grapple Dog

XBox Store Xbox X|S £12.49
XBox Store Xbox One £12.49
There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 10/02/2022, updated in 2022

Price: 75% off

Out Now: PC, Switch and Xbox One

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Action, Platform (Collecting, Puzzle and Traversal)

Accessibility: 32 features

Components: 2D Side-On, Hand-Made and Pixels

Developer: Jo Gribbin (@JoGribbin)

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