Toki Tori 2+ is an adorable puzzle adventure game that was created by Two Tribes. It had previously been released on Steam and the Wii U, but has just been brought to the PlayStation 4 on February 23rd.
The game focuses on the main character Toki Tori, who just so happens to be a young chicken, that is receiving telepathic messages from Ancient Frogs. His job is to destroy the levitating crystal that is bringing havoc to the world and restore the environment from the black goo that is corrupting Toki Tori’s home land. I had the exciting opportunity to try out this puzzle adventure for myself, and here is the verdict:
The Review: Toki Tori 2+
The graphics in this game are more than adorable. The design definitely appeals to a younger audience as the graphics are very cartoon-like, but that is not to say that the graphics are not extremely stunning and appealing. The colors of the lush landscapes throughout each level draws you to the game, and the intricacy of the puzzle design and character design keeps you playing.
Toki Tori 2+ may look cute and charming with the main character being a young chicken that gets by with a little help from his bird and frog friends; however, it is much more than that. This game is filled with intricate and addicting puzzles that force you to lose sleep over thinking about the different ways to beat each level. Did I mention that there is no tutorial in this game? That’s right, this game is all about using that good old noggin’ of yours to figure out how to defeat each intricate level. The only moves that the underdog hero has are “stomp” and “whistle.” So in order to fully complete the game, Toki Tori must learn how to manipulate the different birds, frogs, crabs and more to help him complete each puzzle.
The gameplay style is extremely simple and slow moving that it is a game that everyone can play. I highly recommend this game to children and puzzle lovers that enjoy a fun, yet mind-boggling challenge. Adults, do not let the cartoon graphics scare you off as this simple game is definitely a head scratcher and gets better and better the deeper you indulge yourself into the story. However, if you are not a person that enjoys tedious gameplay and backtracking through games, this is probably not the game for you.