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Tomba!

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PlayStation
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3.8
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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 The village of Baccus
Tomba! PlayStation Dialogue - I'm told I can't progress further
Tomba! PlayStation The forest of 100 flowers under the magic of the evil pig
Tomba! PlayStation Loading screen

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

Defunct Games PlayStation 3 Jun 22, 2012 A 100
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) PlayStation Jul, 1998 8.75 out of 10 88
Power Unlimited PlayStation Jun, 1998 8.6 out of 10 86
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation Nov 05, 2009 17 out of 20 85
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation Aug, 2005 8.25 out of 10 82
Digitally Downloaded PSP Jun 27, 2012 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Svenska PlayStation Magasinet PlayStation Sep, 1998 8 out of 10 80
GameCola.net PlayStation Nov, 2002 7.4 out of 10 74
Super Play PlayStation Sep, 1998 73 out of 100 73
Legendra PlayStation Nov 25, 2012 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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