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Description

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.

Screenshots

Toki Arcade Ghost
Toki Commodore 64 Ocean logo
Toki Amiga I'm up on a mountain, above the clouds it seems.
Toki Arcade Flames

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 (20)

Critic Reviews

Sega Force Genesis Sep, 1992 88 out of 100 88
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Genesis Mar, 1992 10 out of 12 83
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga May, 1991 82 out of 100 82
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga May, 1991 805 out of 1000 80
ST Format Atari ST Aug, 1991 78 out of 100 78
Play Time Amiga Sep, 1991 72 out of 100 72
Power Play Genesis Apr, 1992 69 out of 100 69
Game Freaks 365 NES 2006 6.8 out of 10 68
All Game Guide Lynx 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Game Freaks 365 Genesis 2002 4.2 out of 10 42

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Trivia

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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