Help a Pomeranian Puppy Lead a T-Rex Revolution in Tokyo Jungle

Help a Pomeranian Puppy Lead a T-Rex Revolution in Tokyo Jungle

It's survival of the cutest when one doggie runs out of puppy chow.

Heralding the arrival of its upcoming June 7th, Japan-only release date, mammalian survival sim Tokyo Jungle's latest TV ad showcases the exact reason people across the ocean will care about this game: it's widdle, fruffy, Pomeranian protagonist. I'll give you all a moment to absorb the potentially dangerous levels of cute.

All set?

This isn't the first time Japan has had a, well, "unique" idea, but that doesn't stop Tokyo Jungle, in which you play as a puppy and horse deserted in an abandoned city infested with leopards, foxes, and raptors, any less brain-meltingly adorable or wonderfully bizarre.

Yes, based on the footage we have, the character models and animation may look at bit PS2ey, but come on guys, the game is about a starving puppy seeking to build a rag-tag, motley pack of Animalia in a quest to survive post-human Japan. And there are dinosaurs!

Sadly, like most Asian ideas that fail to do little more than raise the eyebrows of Western suits, Tokyo Jungle has no current plans for a stateside release. This, as I think is painfully evident from the above commercial, is what I believe the scientific community refers to as "a major bummer." Hopefully one day someone will see the obvious wisdom in funding a localization. Maybe PETA?

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If this does not see a US release I will flip a table. FLIP. A. TABLE.

I didn't see any T-Rexes in that video

DVS BSTrD:
I didn't see any T-Rexes in that video

You can catch one in the splash screen at the 12 sec mark in the top commercial, and then a raptor gloriously fighting a pack of baby chickens in the other :)

That's a cute pomeranian, but is it as badass as this one?

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My god its History Channel: Life After People - POMERANIANS

Mike Kayatta:

DVS BSTrD:
I didn't see any T-Rexes in that video

You can catch one in the splash screen at the 12 sec mark in the top commercial, and then a raptor gloriously fighting a pack of baby chickens in the other :)

Hardly enough to call it a revolution, unless you're the sort of person who thought a public option for healthcare reform would turn America into the USSR.

Also @ 01:20 They even have a snake!

So it's like that Wii game Deadly Creatures but with animals instead of insect and set in Tokyo?
I remember hearing about this ages ago and I didn't hand in mind that they have the dog and horse and the main characters. Also Dinosaurs? It will be epic.

Buretsu:
That's a cute pomeranian, but is it as badass as this one?

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Ain't no one as badass as Missile. NO ONE.

Buretsu:
That's a cute pomeranian, but is it as badass as this one?

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awwwwwww cute

wow this game looks crazy and cool and cute.

Susan Arendt:
If this does not see a US release I will flip a table. FLIP. A. TABLE.

Ah, but could you flip a picnic table you're sitting at?

DVS BSTrD:

Mike Kayatta:

DVS BSTrD:
I didn't see any T-Rexes in that video

You can catch one in the splash screen at the 12 sec mark in the top commercial, and then a raptor gloriously fighting a pack of baby chickens in the other :)

Hardly enough to call it a revolution, unless you're the sort of person who thought a public option for healthcare reform would turn America into the USSR.

Also @ 01:20 They even have a snake!

Well, although scholastic tyrannosaurus/subversion quantitative ratio calculations are much too erudite and complex to honestly debate in this forum, let's be fair: You are assembling a pack of creatures, some of which are T-Rexes, in a bid to become the most powerful assembly of beasts in Tokyo. I'm not sure that citing the lack of Mr. T's in the game's splash screen is enough to claim that a player's potential level of dino experience in game wouldn't somehow be enough to topple, say, a primarily fox or hyena-held governing body.

Also, I'm pretty sure I would be way more into politics if the front-runners debated healthcare in terms of relative dinosaur populations as compared to defunct communist countries.

Hopefully that clears up my headline. :)

I heard a long time ago that Tokyo Jungle was in production. I didn't know they were actually still making it though 0-0.

(and yes, damn straight I want a NA release)

Really hoping this gets -at the very least- a North American release so I can import it. Even if the game blows ass (not gonna happen, I mean just look at it, LOOK AT IT) it'll be worth owning. If NA doesn't see it hit their shores either someone's gonna release a fan-translation patch or I'll learn Japanese as a last resort.
Long story short, I WILL PLAY THIS FUCKING GAME! URGH!

So I was watching the trailer.... ummm is one of the game modes getting pandas to mate? ehhhhh, kay.

Absolutely magnificent.

I don't even care how good the gameplay is, I would buy this game out of sheer gratitude for its existence.

Mike Kayatta:

DVS BSTrD:
I didn't see any T-Rexes in that video

You can catch one in the splash screen at the 12 sec mark in the top commercial, and then a raptor gloriously fighting a pack of baby chickens in the other :)

I didnt catch the Trex but I did catch the panda porn at 1:17

gods why...

This looks amazing!

My only question is:
1:17, WHY?

So has anyone made a petition to Sony to get this thing overseas?

I love how the Americans are content with their stupid, brainless, grunt-y marine filled shooters while the Japanese are coming up with creative ideas like these everyday. It's a very sad situation and a combined product of fratboy culture and increasing costs of game design.

 

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