Games like The Last of Us, Enslaved and Tokyo Jungle give us glimpses of what life would look like after people have all but disappeared. It's often beautiful, but unless you live in one of the places shown in those games, it's not exactly relevant.
This game has taught me two things: Don't turn your back on tiny, hungry dogs, and I really need to play the original Tokyo Jungle. Watch the video above where I try and explain the intricacies of evolution while slaughtering baby chicks.
Coming to theaters in Japan on July 25th is the anime movie, Short Peace. The movie consists of four short movies by various directors – a couple of which (Hinoyoujin and Farewell to Arms) are from Akira creator, Katsuhiro Otomo. Now, a fifth part of the project has been announced... As a video game.
According to a Famitsu leak, Tokyo Jungle is apparently headed to PlayStation Mobile for Android, complete with a new overhead view. Reportedly, it will be out July 10 and will initially be priced at 300 yen in Japan.
A month ago we got the 3D re-release of Jurassic Park, and a few weeks later we got Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon featuring dinosaurs of all kinds shining under neon lights. This happy coincidence provides us with an opportunity to gather some of the most amazing video games that have dinosaurs stomping around inside them.
An ESRB listing has appeared online for Best of Playstation Network Vol. 1, a compilation - presumably shipping on Blu-Ray - of some under-appreciated classics from Sony's downloadable service.
Post-apocalyptic worlds in video games don't necessarily have to be grimdark, depressing or colorless. There are many fine examples where the game's design either moves beyond these tropes, or develops them to perfection. We have collected a few of them below.
Playing Tokyo Jungle reminds me of my insomnia, of all things. The reason I often stay up until I can greet sunrise is because there's this serene calm that comes with being awake late at night.
What makes a game character cool? Is it their arsenal? Is it how people treat them? Or is it something totally different? Can a Pomeranian puppy be a cooler game character than even a go-to gaming badass like Master Chief?
Tokyo Jungle really is a game unlike any other. As a large assortment of different animals, you explore an overgrown and deserted Tokyo, slowly piecing together the mystery of what happened to all the humans. And when I say "a large assortment of different animals," I refer to everything from deer and wolves to…
Starting this month, PS3 exclusive Tokyo Jungle (read Kotaku's preview here) will be reborn in manga form in the latest issue of Champion Red, which goes on sale this week in Japan. Check out the first image above.
Tokyo Jungle? Ha, more like Dubai Jungle. Artist Richard Allenby-Pratt's project "Abandoned" shows Dubai in ruins and overrun with a variety of exotic animals that aren't exactly indigenous to the region.
Evolved from a PSN title to a disc-based release, Sony's newest PS3 game, Tokyo Jungle has caught the attention of many with its interesting urban environment, animal survival concept. But does this title bring gameplay equal to its unique narrative base or does it never completely manage to escape its budget title…
At the 2009 Tokyo Game Show, Keiji Inafune, creator of Mega Man, Onimusha, and Dead Rising uttered the following: "Man, Japan is over. We're done. Our game industry is finished."
Playing the story mode of Tokyo Jungle, I took control of a lot of different animals: deer, cats, and dogs, just to name a few. I helped a lonely Pomeranian survive in this new human-less world and played both sides of a war between Beagles and Pit Bulls. One mission even had me as a lioness, hunting for food around…
Tokyo Jungle is set in a world where humanity has disappeared and the animals of Tokyo battle to find their own niche in the urban environment. The goal of the game is simple: survive.
Tokyo Jungle, Sony Japan's game about post-apocalyptic fighting animals in a devastated Tokyo metropolis, may seem like the most Japanese thing ever. And it is. That's not stopping the game from coming to Western PS3 consoles, though.
Boy, upcoming PS3 game Tokyo Jungle looks like a riot. And this commercial is a riot, too.
This last weekend, Sony kicked off a nationwide promotional tour for the June 7 release of Tokyo Jungle at Yodobashi Camera in Akihabara. While the event consisted of little more than a spokesperson and two demo stations, I was able to spend almost a half hour with Sony's newest big name PS3 title. The demo…