Tomba! (PlayStation)

80
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Description

In this fast and frantic side-scrolling action game you play as the pink-haired, high-jumping jungle boy Tombi. In order to retrieve your lucky golden bracelet from the evil clutches of demonic pigs you'll need to fight hard, duck, climb, explore, and race through a variety of quests.

Use your mace or your wood and stone boomerangs to do battle with dastardly pigs and creeping spiders. Keep a clear head though, as you'll need to solve a number of puzzles, which include rescuing trapped villagers, uncovering lost items hidden in deep forests, or saving a poor, stranded puppy. Secrets and adventure points allow access to optional events.

Screenshots

Tomba! PlayStation Loading screen
Tomba! PlayStation Dialogue - I'm told I can't progress further
Tomba! PlayStation The first of a incredible number of missions
Tomba! PlayStation The village of Baccus

Alternate Titles

  • "Tombi!" -- European title
  • "Ore! Tomba" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

Arguably the best kind of platformer Mentifisto (25) 3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars

Critic Reviews

Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Jul, 1998 8.75 out of 10 88
Power Unlimited Jun, 1998 8.6 out of 10 86
Game Revolution Aug 01, 1998 B+ 83
All Game Guide 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameSpot Aug 12, 1998 8 out of 10 80
Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine (OPM) Aug, 1998 80 out of 100 80
Video Games Jul, 1998 78 out of 100 78
Mega Fun Aug, 1998 77 out of 100 77
GameCola.net Nov, 2002 7.4 out of 10 74
Super Play (Sweden) Sep, 1998 73 out of 100 73

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//dbz: (5203) added Tomba! (PlayStation) on May 15, 2003
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