Daily Briefs (April 7): Toki / Legend of Kay Anniversary

Today’s Daily Briefs: Toki announced for the Nintendo Switch, but also…

  • Legend of Kay Anniversary
  • V-Rally 4
  • Tool Assisted Speedrun

Toki

Earlier this week, Microids announced yet another game for the Nintendo Switch: a remake of Toki, originally released on Arcade. It will be released at the end of the year, in Europe and North America.

Here’s all you need to know about it:

Released for the first time in 1989, Toki has marked an entire generation of players thanks to its ape-like character and its specific arcade game difficulty. For its grand return on Nintendo Switch, Philippe Dessoly, the artist for the original game on Amiga, the creator of Mr Nutz and of official artwork for Goldorak and Albator, is taking charge of the artistic direction.

 

Toki : the story

 

Toki, a human warrior, has a peaceful, primitive existence in the depths of the jungle with his beloved Miho. But they weren’t counting on the witch doctor Doctor Vookimedlo, who, entranced by Miho’s beauty, decides to kidnap her and transform Toki into a sinister-looking ape. With the help of the demon Bashtar, Doctor Vookimedlo takes Miho to his golden Palace far away. Determined to get her back, Toki sets forth on a perilous adventure to reach Doctor Vookimedlo’s home, save his sweetheart and regain his appearance.

 

The former warrior must adapt to his new form: rather than using conventional weapons, he spits strange projectiles at his enemies to eliminate them. In the course of his quest, Toki finds items that help him reach his destination, including an American football helmet, a pair of ferns and a tuba.

Finally, here’s some pictures:

Toki (Switch) comes out later this year, worldwide. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!

Source: Microids (Twitter) / Microids PR

Legend of Kay Anniversary

Yesterday, THQ Nordic announced that Legend of Kay Anniversary would be released on May 29th on Nintendo Switch, in Europe and North America.

The Upcoming Games page has been updated!

Source: THQ Nordic PR

V-Rally 4

Here’s the latest screenshot for V-Rally 4:

V-Rally 4 (Switch) comes out in September in Europe and North America, and later this year in Japan.

Source: official Twitter account

Tool Assisted Speedrun

Here’s the latest Tool Assisted Speedrun video for Nintendo platforms:

  • Krusty’s Super Fun House (SNES) by nymx in 1:14:17.01


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