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Sunday Classics: Tombi!

Title: Tombi! (Tomba! – North American Title)

Developer: Whoopee Camp

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Genre: Platform

Platform: Playstation/PSN


Several years ago, back when gaming magazines still came with demo discs, I came across a game about a wild, pink-haired boy who must battle evil pigs in order to retrieve his Grandpa’s bracelet. It sounds a bit strange, but this was the nineties.


            For a reason I cannot fathom, Tombi was not a huge marketing success despite receiving almost all positive reviews. As a result, hard copies of the game are both rare and expensive, though it was released on PSN a few years ago for any still wishing to enjoy this delightful game.

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