Conclusion: A solid puzzle-platformer that is well worth the investment for those that enjoyed the original or just like the genre. It's not without some frustration, but the positives outweigh the negatives.
Conclusion: Despite the simple gameplay mechanics, Toki Tori 2+ can be pretty darn unforgiving. You will have to look very closely to catch all the little hints that the game dishes out. It caused me no small amount of frustration to realise that I had missed a vital part of the gameplay by not being observant enough. Once I had seen the light the game became much more fun – though still frustratingly difficult at times.
Conclusion: Toki Tori 2+ is a delightful puzzle platformer that's surprisingly complex despite its relatively simple mechanics. Throw in the great level design and the fact that the game encourages player curiosity and exploration, not to mention the polished visuals and soundtrack, and you have a great experience.
Summary: Toki Tori 2+ is a enjoyable and aurally and visually pleasing platformer/puzzle game that takes a different direction from its predecessor. The simple controls and adorable brightly colored graphics belie some challenging puzzles. Despite the limited tools at your disposal, it manages to find different ways for you to use them in varied environments.
Summary: If I had to pick a Game of the Year right now, it would hands down be Toki Tori 2+. I never expected, ever, to have an experience like I did with it. The game is brilliant, exceptional, unique, and definitely worth the $15 dollars it’ll cost you. Heck, I’d go so far as to say this game is worth twice that, so you’re actually getting a bargain. Don’t hesitate to pick it up.
Summary: If there’s a better puzzle-platformer than Toki Tori 2+ released on the PC this year, someone please construct an elaborate series of events to lure it into a pipe leading directly to my house. Thanks.
Excerpt: If you’re a fan of side-scrolling puzzle games, Toki Tori 2+ is the game for you. Created by Two Tribes, the childlike demeanor/characters and soft background music, paired with the game’s increasing difficulty level will entice most players with a knack for puzzles, and casual gamers who simply want something to do. Paired with a level creator/editor, a tokidex to complete, songs to learn, and windmills (because what’s a Dutch game without windmills?
Excerpt: Back when the PS1 and N64 ruled the home console scene, the stores were full of beautiful, vibrant worlds and quirky little characters that have since gone off to die like an old withered cat. Spyro left Insomniac, Crash committed suicide, and we all turned to first-person shooters and JRPGs.