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The hero of the game is a young jungle-man named Toki. One day the evil wizard Dr. Stark kidnaps his girlfriend Wanda. When Toki tries to save her, he is turned into a monkey! Now Toki has to find Dr. Stark in his palace, rescue Wanda, and become a human being again!

Toki is a platform game with many various levels: jungle, underwater, volcanic caves, on the ice, etc. Toki's only weapons are spitting on the enemies or jumping on them and crashing them. There are many possibilities to upgrade his spitting "weapon"; for example, if he finds an upgrade, he can spit fireballs.


Toki Amiga Sometimes it's preferable to walk on all fours.
Toki Atari ST Starting location
Toki Lynx Enemies can also be killed by jumping on them
Toki Genesis Title (in Japanese)

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Alternate Titles

  • "ジュジュ伝説" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Toki: Going Ape Spit" -- Genesis/Mega Drive title
  • "JuJu Densetsu" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

Unique, colorful and challenging platformer. Lynx FireHorsePrime (23)

Critic Reviews

The One for Amiga Games Amiga Jul, 1991 88 out of 100 88
Amiga Action Amiga Aug, 1991 86 out of 100 86 NES Nov, 2013 B+ 83
ST Format Atari ST Aug, 1993 81 out of 100 81
Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library NES 2016 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
ST Format Atari ST Aug, 1991 78 out of 100 78
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Lynx Mar, 1992 30 out of 40 75
Power Play Genesis Apr, 1992 69 out of 100 69
Interface Atari ST 1991 68 out of 100 68
All Game Guide Lynx 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50


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Canceled Spectrum version

A Spectrum version got as far as being previewed by several magazines, and many screenshots exist, but it was never released.

Never released Atari 7800 version

Over 20 years after the initial release of Toki, a playable beta version of a Toki port for the Atari 7800 was discovered. It shows a 1993 copyright in the title screen and is only runnable on PAL systems. It is a quite accurate conversion of the arcade original, but the last level of the coin-op original is missing in this version. Also most bonus items are missing and some bugs are in the game. It is unknown why this nearly complete port was never released. Source: Betaphasegames
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