Tokyo Jungle

Tokyo Jungle

2012

System
PlayStation 3
Publisher
Sony Computer Entertainment
Developer
SCE Japan Studio

7.7

Game Rating

User Ratings: 32

Our Review: 9/10

Tokyo Jungle News

May2014

  • News Heartless Americans Thought Tokyo Jungle Was Woof

    Doggy doo

    Tokyo Jungle is the most bafflingly barmy game to grace any console over the past five years. Outpacing even Octodad: Dadliest Catch in the odd department, the ridiculous roguelike sees you assume the role of a variety of animals, as you attempt to survive in a post-apocalyptic Tokyo. However, while we utterly adored the animal centric...

December2012

  • News Sony Unwraps Tokyo Jungle Discount on European PSN

    It's an animal

    If you haven’t experienced Sony’s utterly bonkers Tokyo Jungle yet, now’s your chance. As part of the platform holder’s ongoing European Christmas countdown, the company has cut the bizarre post-apocalyptic adventure’s price-tag down to Pomeranian dog size. For the next 48 hours, you’ll be able to pick up the mad wildlife...

October2012

  • News Four New Playable Animals Stalk Tokyo Jungle This Week

    Killer croc

    The roster of playable pets in Tokyo Jungle is set to expand by four this week, with the release of a fresh batch of DLC. New arrivals include the Crocodile, Giraffe, Kangaroo and Panda. Sony has also promised to give away a new wardrobe of outfits, though specifics are currently unannounced. If you’re still unsure about...

September2012

  • News Sony's Initial Reaction to Tokyo Jungle Was Bad

    The rest is history

    Sony didn’t think Tokyo Jungle sounded like a great idea at first, according to director Yohei Kataoka. The developer was speaking with the European PlayStation Blog about the quirky adventure’s rise to success. Unsurprisingly, it wasn’t all smooth sailing. “[The initial reaction] was bad,” he revealed. “It wasn't...

  • Store Update 26th September 2012 (Europe)

    Go ape

    As expected, Tokyo Jungle is the highlight of this week’s European PlayStation Store update – but that doesn’t mean there’s not plenty of other content to look forward to. The quirky PSN exclusive is joined by the likes of F1 2012, FIFA 13, and New Little King’s Story on Vita. Let us know what you’re buying in the comments section...

  • Store Update 25th September 2012 (North America)

    In the jungle

    There’s a ton of content available as part of this week’s North American PlayStation Store update, but only one title lets you play as Pomeranian dog. That’s right, the bonkers Tokyo Jungle has finally made its way overseas – what are you doing still reading this? Pre-Orders: Dishonored ($59.99, $53.99 for Plus...

  • News Take Tokyo Jungle on the Road with Remote Play

    Pomeranian power

    Soon you’ll be able to take your Tokyo Jungle progress on the go, when Sony patches the quirky Japanese adventure with Remote Play support. “We are preparing a PS Vita Remote Play patch for Tokyo Jungle NA and EU versions,” Worldwide Studios gaffer Shuhei Yoshida divulged on Twitter. “Please wait a bit for the release timing...

  • News PS Plus Subscribers Get Cheap Admission to the Tokyo Jungle

    Wild thing

    North American PlayStation Plus subscribers will be able to sample the feral future of Japan at a discounted price point, Sony has announced. Premium members will be able to snap up the hotly anticipated Tokyo Jungle at just $11.99 – a significant saving over the title’s standard $14.99 admission fee. Other upcoming offers include a...

  • News Sony Shepherds New Tokyo Jungle Trailer Online

    Wild thing

    This appropriately melodramatic Tokyo Jungle launch trailer is packed with the kind of excitement you’d expect from a game set in a post-apocalyptic city inhabited solely by feral animals. The bizarre PlayStation 3 exclusive has proved a roaring success in Japan, and is now ready for its debut overseas. Curious players can expect to...

August2012

  • News Tokyo Jungle Confuses PSN Next Month

    Unleash the beast within

    Japan Studio’s utterly baffling PSN adventure Tokyo Jungle will hit the European PlayStation Store on 26th September, publisher Sony has revealed. The mid-week release date suggests that the title will launch as a digital exclusive, unlike Japan where it was also available at retail. That should probably come as a surprise...

July2012

  • News The Salaryman Is the Latest Wild Animal to Join Tokyo Jungle

    Slave to the wage

    The bleak, post-apocalyptic landscape of Tokyo Jungle is infested with nefarious wildlife such as hyenas, dinosaurs, and now... Salarymen. Following on from last week’s primeval Peking Man DLC, publisher Sony has announced that it will release the playable workaholic back into its natural habitat for the princely sum of ¥200...

  • News New DLC Adds the Peking Man to Tokyo Jungle

    Er, what?

    Just when you thought Sony’s post-apocalyptic animal adventure Tokyo Jungle couldn’t possibly get any crazier, the platform holder has announced that you can now play as the Peking Man. Humanity’s oldest ancestor is available to download for just ¥200. Stump up the cash and the playable character will be added to Tokyo Jungle’s...

  • News Tokyo Jungle Surpasses 200,000 Sales in Japan

    Pomeranian power

    It turns out there is a sizeable audience for niche titles. Sony has announced that the brilliant Tokyo Jungle has already exceeded 200,000 sales in the region – a sum which is wholly unexpected for a game of its, well, unusual nature. The figure takes into account the title’s digital and retail sales, and is correct as of 22nd...

June2012

  • News Enhance Your Tokyo Jungle Experience with Animal DLC

    Cute and cuddly

    If you’re getting tired of the pre-packaged menagerie included with Sony’s quirky Tokyo Jungle, then you might be excited to learn about the title’s robust DLC plans. Starting from today in Japan, you’ll be able to add a Silky Terrier to your eclectic playable animal collection. Then, on 28th June, you’ll be able to pick up...

  • News Japanese Sales Charts: Tokyo Jungle Strides to Summit

    Vita sales increase

    Sony’s bonkers PlayStation 3 exclusive Tokyo Jungle roared to the top of the Japanese sales charts this week, beating out fierce competition from Dragon Quest Monsters on 3DS. The baffling post-apocalyptic adventure rounded up sales just north of 110k units to secure the number one spot. Elsewhere, PlayStation Vita exclusive...

  • News Watch Grasshopper's Suda51 Play Tokyo Jungle

    Slow news day

    Grasshopper Manufacture’s Suda51 is well regarded for his zany personality. After all, the developer has put out crackers games such as No More Heroes and Shadows of the Damned. But even the developer’s own Lollipop Chainsaw looks relatively tame when compared to Sony’s upcoming Tokyo Jungle. In order to complete the circle of...

  • News Tokyo Jungle Brings its Brand of Madness to the West

    Wild

    Sony is rounding up the animals of Tokyo Jungle and sending them overseas. The zany PlayStation Network exclusive – which at one point puts you in control of a Pomeranian dog – was listed on an E3 fact sheet, confirming a Western release. Details are scarce right now, but we’re sure Sony will follow up with more information soon. For...

  • News Take a Short Trip to the Tokyo Jungle

    Urban chaos

    If you were intrigued by this week’s utterly bonkers Tokyo Jungle television commercial, then we recommend you watch this 17 minute gameplay demo. In it, a Pomeranian dog desperately forages for food before finding a female friend and... well, see for yourself. Sony’s yet to officially announce Tokyo Jungle for Europe and North...

May2012

  • News Tokyo Jungle Commercial is Barking Mad

    Poultry in motion

    Sony is making a lot of noise about Tokyo Jungle in Japan. The absolutely bonkers post-apocalyptic adventure has been a focus of SCEJ’s promotional campaign for weeks, and that’s concluded with the release of a television advert overnight. Just for the record, Tokyo Jungle is a game which lets you play as an elephant on roller...

April2012

  • News Wrap Your Head Around These Tokyo Jungle Plot Details

    Deer versus dinosaur

    Those of you that have been following PlayStation closely will already know about the upcoming Tokyo Jungle. The baffling PSN exclusive follows the adventures of a menagerie of common animals, who find themselves fighting for survival in a post apocalyptic Tokyo. One of those animals is the humble Pomeranian, who, upon...

March2012

  • News Latest Tokyo Jungle Trailer Will Make You Scratch Your Head

    In a good way

    With Sony’s bafflingly brilliant post-apocalyptic PSN exclusive Tokyo Jungle just a few months away from release in Japan, the publisher’s released a brand new trailer to get you in the mood. The video introduces all of the game’s furry protagonists, and bundles in a bunch of fresh gameplay footage to boot. Watch in awe as an...

February2012

  • News New Screens Show Rebooted Tokyo Jungle

    In the jungle...

    Hot on the heels of Sony’s 7th June release date announcement for hotly anticipated post-apocalyptic downloadable title, Tokyo Jungle, the publisher’s released some fresh screens of the game’s rejigged style. As previously confirmed, the title's dropped its original two-dimensional viewpoint, adopting a full three-dimensional...

  • News Tokyo Jungle Stomping onto PSN in June

    A right old din

    Sony’s finally attached a date to its bonkers downloadable indie project, Tokyo Jungle, in Japan. For those that aren’t familiar with the title, the game takes place in a deserted, futuristic Japan which has transformed into a brutal safari. Taking control of various animal species, you must both survive and uncover the truth of...