Tokobot Plus: Mysteries of the Karakuri Image
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  • Summary: Welcome to the Tokobot Revolution! Control a whole team of Tokobots to help you on your quest. Master the Karakuri combination and send them into OVERDRIVE, turning your Tokobots into the ultimate weapons ilke the Samurai Hover, Mega Hammer, or SuperTank. 10 new stages specially designed andWelcome to the Tokobot Revolution! Control a whole team of Tokobots to help you on your quest. Master the Karakuri combination and send them into OVERDRIVE, turning your Tokobots into the ultimate weapons ilke the Samurai Hover, Mega Hammer, or SuperTank. 10 new stages specially designed and created for the PS2 with a Treasure Hunting mini-game that allows for the purchase of Tokobot and Bolt power upgrades. New characters, such as an "Instructor," and a rival character among others, creating a more dramatic and entertaining extension to the original Tokobot adventure. Over 30 different types of enemies with 16 boss enemies creating havoc in the ruins. (10 from the original PSP system version and 6 exclusive to the PS2.) Time Attack Mode: Unlock the Time Attach mode and replay your favorite stages while discovering rare treasures only found while in this mode. [Tecmo] Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 25
  2. Negative: 2 out of 25
  1. Easy to pick up, hard to put down. [Nov 2006, p.82]
  2. It's hardly the Playstation 2's perfect platformer - it's a bit too linear, and it's obviously got a slant towards a younger audience with the puzzle solving at points - but Tokobot Plus is a game enjoyable by young and old alike.
  3. [A] half-assed port. The camera is still a problem, controls are still awkward, and save point restarts are still a pain in the butt. However, unlike on the PSP, there are fewer excuses for these flaws on its more established big brother.
  4. 70
    A decent title with challenging puzzles that will reward your patience and dedication. It's probably best as an extended rental but some of you might find that it's worth the full price of admission.
  5. This really does deserve a proper sequel - but on the PSP where it belongs. [Feb 2007, p.76]
  6. Feels a bit half-arsed in execution. A missed opportunity, all in all. [Feb 2007, p.77]
  7. Don't explore these Mysteries. [Holiday 2006, p.84]

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  1. Mar 26, 2015
    9
    Got this game on a blind purchase, And IT was the best choice I have ever made. The game play is pretty fun with a lot of puzzles andGot this game on a blind purchase, And IT was the best choice I have ever made. The game play is pretty fun with a lot of puzzles and platforming action for any seasoned player. Although the camera can be very finicky at times, and the voice acting can be laughable bad at times, Thus is a very good game and a very great hidden gem and I whole heartedly recommend it to anyone who owns a PS2 Expand
  2. QuincyH.
    Dec 21, 2006
    8
    A great game but the camera and controls were not very good.
  3. Apr 19, 2013
    8
    A very underrated game. Has its charm and uniqueness. If it just had better controls and had better replay value, it could of been a betterA very underrated game. Has its charm and uniqueness. If it just had better controls and had better replay value, it could of been a better game. Play a very different game to what you have played before with this unique game. Expand