Microids today announced that the Toki remake will launch for Nintendo Switch on November 22, 2018.
Initially released in 1989 on arcade machines, the cult 2D action-platformer will feature all-new graphics and re-orchestrated music on Nintendo Switch.
A Collector’s Edition will also be available on November 22, 2018.
The Collector’s Edition includes:
- A boxed version of the Toki game
- An exclusive 16-page Toki comic, with an original story illustrated by Philippe Dessoly
- Sticker sheets
- A mini arcade machine with the game’s colors to house the Nintendo Switch screen
Philippe Dessoly, artist for the original version of Toki on the Amiga, and well-known for his official drawings of UFO Robot and Captain Harlock, is the Artistic Director for this remake. Pierre Adane has been entrusted with game development, while the music will be written by Raphael Gesqua, an experienced video game music composer. All three have already worked together on the game Mr. Nutz.
Toki the warrior lived peacefully in the jungle with his sweetheart Miho. Appearing out of nowhere, the terrifying voodoo sorcerer Vookimedlo and heinous demon Bashtar kidnap Miho and turn the poor Toki into a chimpanzee! Unfortunately for his sweetheart, he has become a hairy, lethargic ape…
The former warrior must get used to his new form and, deprived of his traditional weapons, use his powerful jaw to spit strange projectiles at his enemies. During his adventure, Toki will find objects that will help him complete his quest, from a football helmet to a pair of flippers and snorkel.
Check out the Toki Screenshots: