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Toki Tori (2001) is a puzzle game where you traverse 2D levels and use limited resources to rescue all the eggs. Similarly to the Mario vs. Donkey Kong games, you can build bridges over gaps. Here though, you can also unlock weapons, teleportation abilities, and move walls around. The trick is putting each tool's limited number of uses to good use to solve each level.

Toki Tori is a small chick who hatches just in time to see all of the other eggs being mysteriously taken away and scattered all throughout the world. You work through the Forest Falls, Creepy Castle, Slime Sewers and Bubble Barrage to find all the eggs and return them to safety.

In each level, you move around the 2D environment, crossing platforms and bridges and up and down ladders to reach and collect every egg. You unlock different abilities, such as a Bridge-Builder, which you can utilise to bridge gaps otherwise impassable, Telewarp which allows you to move to certain close spaces, and the Freeze-o-matic, which allows you to get past enemies. All of these have a limited number of uses in each level, so careful and thoughtful deployment is essential.

The game was originally released on the Gameboy Colour, and then remastered on other systems. A sequel, which replaced the tools with abilities, was also released:
  • Toki Tori (2001) GBC, (2008) Wii, (2009) iPhone, (2010) PC and Mac, (2011) Playstation 3, (2013) Wii U, (2015) 3DS, (2018) Switch and (2020) Android.
  • Toki Tori 2 (2013) Wii U, Pc and Mac, (2016) Playstation 3, and (2018) Switch.

Toki Tori 2+ is an enhanced version of Toki Tori 2 with extra levels. The latest major release was the Original Toki Tori, which was remastered for the Nintendo Switch in March 2018.

Our examiner, Ben Kendall, first checked Toki Tori 2 years ago. It was re-examined by Jo Robertson and updated 2 years ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is a Collecting and Platform game with Brain Game and Puzzle elements. This is a single-player game.

 
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DurationDuration

Play Time: This game will take between 3 hours and 10 hours to complete.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 3 for Very Mild Violence.

Skill Level

8+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. The simple puzzles require some timing and lateral thinking, but should be enjoyable to even younger players.

CostsCosts

Toki Tori usually costs £3.99 to £10.99. 

Toki Tori

Steam StoreSALE PC £3.99 £0.67 until 22/07/2024
Steam StoreSALE Mac £3.99 £0.67 until 22/07/2024
Switch Store Switch -
PlayStation Store PS4 -

Toki Tori 2+

Steam Store PC £10.99
Steam Store Mac £10.99
There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 12/09/2001, updated in 2018

Price: 83% off

Out Now: 3DS and 2DS, Android, Mac, PC, PS3, PS4, Switch, Wii, Wii U and iOS

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Collecting, Platform (Brain Game and Puzzle)

Accessibility: 19 features

Components: 2D Side-On and Pixels

Developer: Two Tribes Games (@TwoTribesGames)


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