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Tokoyo: The Tower of Perpetuity

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC
Genre: Action
Release Date: June 1, 2022

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'Tokoyo: The Tower Of Perpetuity' Leaving Steam Early Access, Launches For PC and Nintendo Switch Next Week - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 23, 2022 @ 10:39 a.m. PDT

Tokoyo: The Tower of Perpetuity is a 2D action game set against the backdrop of a mysterious tower that rebuilds itself every 24 hours.

You find yourself trapped in a mysterious tower - one that transforms its very structure every 24 hours. 

The legacy of your epic struggle shall be carved into the hearts of those who challenge you like an epitaph. Surpass countless poor fallen souls and make your way to the heretofore unseen top!

Tokoyo: The Tower Of Perpetuity is a 2D social rogue-like game set in the titular Tower of Perpetuity, filled with savage monsters and traps, which is procedurally generated every 24 hours. The title has been created by solo indie developer Saebashi under his personal doujin circle //commentout. 

In sharp contrast to the overall cute character and game design, the gameplay is laced with challenging boss fights and platforming sequences to put your skills to the test.  

The five playable characters you can play as in Tokoyo: The Tower Of Perpetuity do not have basic attacks. However, each character has a different powerful skill that can be used, but it comes with a cooldown. Therefore, players need to be able to adeptly dodge and utilize items while the skill is on cooldown.

  1. Maid from Hell: Cocoa - Skill: Knives spin around the character acting as a shield that also damages enemies
  2. Automated Cleaning Robot: Kanae - Skill: Fires a continuous stream of fire in all directions
  3. Sickly Dragon Girl: Shippo de Tail - Skill: Fires a continuous laser that has a long reach
  4. Fox Spirit Kunoichi: Kukuri - Skill: Fires a bunch of homing cross-shaped shuriken
  5. Thousand Year Old Shapeshifting Fox: Imibi - Skill: Puts up a barrier that attacks enemies that breach it

 


Playism  announce that Tokoyo: The Tower Of Perpetuity is coming to the Nintendo Switch on June 2nd, with the Steam version coming out of Early Access on the same date.

You can now pre-order the game on Switch at 20% off full price!

The Steam Early Access version will receive the following updates via full version patches.

  • True Boss implemented
  • True Ending implemented
  • Achievements implemented
  • Mod features enhanced (opening story added, etc.)
  • Collection elements added
  • New map gimmicks
  • Practice mode with challenging bosses
  • Significant increase in auto-generated variations (over 300!)

Key Features:

  • An auto-generated dungeon that changes daily: This 2D action game is set in Tokoyo – the Tower of Perpetuity – a constantly changing and devilishly deceptive auto-generated dungeon crawling tower with fiendish monsters and brutal traps. The Tower of Perpetuity is automatically regenerated by the game server every 24 hours (in real-world time), allowing for players around the world to take on the same dungeon each day, and for one day only. Different traps and gimmicks await you each day, and you must compete against other players while battling your way through. The dungeon contains various differing branches, offering a certain degree of free choice and randomization.
  • Light social elements: Social features utilizing the network have been implemented in the game, in which a gravestone will be placed where a player meets their end, appearing in other players' games along with their "relics" and “last words”. Take advantage of the different special skills afforded to each character and compete with other players as you struggle to surpass the countless bodies of your less fortunate rivals and fight your way through the impregnable dungeon.
  • Character customization(only available on Steam): Freely edit and customize skins for your character which will then appear in the game.You can even add opening and ending stories and dialogue to your character to enhance their narratives and personality! Take on the role of your favorite character and dominateTOKOYO: Tower of Perpetuity!
  • Official custom characters coming soon!: We have collaborated with popular illustrators, streamers, and game designers to bring you custom characters that you can play alongside the five existing playable characters. We will be implementing them into the game at a later date so please stay tuned!

Currently available through Steam Early Access, Tokoyo: The Tower Of Perpetuity is coming to Nintendo Switch and PC (Steam) on June 2, 2022 at $11.99


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