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Toki Tori Is Getting a Sequel after Ten Years

by James Dawson - October 19, 2011, 6:51 pm PDT
Total comments: 2

Two Tribes has begun work on Toki Tori 2.

Popular puzzle platformer Toki Tori is getting a sequel Two Tribes announced. Toki Tori 2 is currently scheduled for release on Steam sometime next spring. Two Tribes also has plans to release the game as a downloadable title for other platforms, including Nintendo and iOS devices.

The first Toki Tori was originally released in September 2001 for Gameboy Color. Since that time, Two Tribes has re-released the game on multiple platforms, including WiiWare, Steam, and iOS.

Those interested in the game can follow the development process on Two Tribes’ blog or on their Twitter. Two Tribes will also be making 200 copies of the development version of Toki Tori 2 available on Steam. If you would like one of the copies just write to tokitori2@twotribes.com, but remember the activation codes are currently limited to 200.

Two Tribes Announces Toki Tori 2, Invites Gamers To Be Part of Development

Amersfoort - October 18th 2011 - Exactly ten years after the release of Toki Tori for Game Boy Color, Dutch game developer Two Tribes announces the development of the long-awaited sequel.

Toki Tori 2 will see Two Tribes' poultry mascot character return in a completely new adventure, developed from the ground up for today's players and technology. The initial release will be through Steam for PC and Mac in the spring of 2012. Continuing the tradition of Two Tribes to support multiple platforms, subsequent releases on downloadable stores from Apple, Nintendo and more are planned.

'Normally we don't include quotes in our press releases', said Martijn Reuvers, managing director at Two Tribes. 'But for the announcement of the sequel to our most treasured game we'll gladly make an exception!'

Be Part of the Development!

Two Tribes will employ an open development model, where interested players can closely follow the progress of the development. Direct access to the developers through Twitter, regular blog updates on all facets of game development and access to playable early versions from day one are planned.

Toki Tori 2 Development Blogs


'We're starting with a super-early version of Toki Tori 2, which is basically interactive concept art, running on Steam for people to try out', said Collin van Ginkel, creative director at Two Tribes, "we're very excited to be able to involve the Two Tribes community in such a direct way!"

As of today, gamers can sign up for the free Steam development version of Toki Tori 2! Initially only 200 copies will be distributed, so if you are interested, quickly write to tokitori2@twotribes.com and get involved in the development process!

To get a glimpse of what is currently planned for Toki Tori 2, Two Tribes released the following announcement trailer and screenshots:




Killer_Man_JaroTom Malina, Associate Editor (Europe)October 20, 2011

Hooray for Toki Tori! I was a big fan of the first game, and initial details on Two Tribes' blog suggest they are taking a very different approach to the puzzle design in Toki Tori 2.

Mop it upOctober 20, 2011

When this news was announced, I heard a faint "Woohoo!" off in the distance. I wonder if that was Kairon...

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