Tokyo 42 review: A beautiful isometric action game that misses the mark - Ars Technica

Links: Steam | Official Website With a wry smile and referential wit, Tokyo 42—a sci-fi, isometric action game from indie developer Smac and publisher Mode 7—borrows generously from seminal genre staples like Bladerunner. Almost everything about ...

Tokyo 42 PC review - PCGamesN

You awake in your miniscule, boxy flat to a breaking news report about an assassination. Police are closing in on the killer's building; the news channel say they're going live to a camera within the assassin's apartment. The TV screen shows a cell ...

Tokyo 42 review: 'Not the game it could have been' - GQ.com

Tokyo 42 has all the hallmarks of a great indie game. Its fictional dystopian world of “micro Tokyo” is distinct, vibrant and unique; its isometric action gameplay is fast-paced but, at least on the surface, and inventive, allowing players to create ...

Tokyo 42 Review - Tons of Style - CGMagazine

Tokyo 42 handed me a gun in the first few minutes and told me to have at it. That's a damn good way to start a game. The minutes that follow are just as compelling. You—as in you, the player—need to get acquitted of a murder you didn't commit by ...

Review: Tokyo 42 - Destructoid

There's a neon heart at the center of Tokyo 42's cyberpunk playground. The isometric, open-world action game feels as though it could fit in your hands; a diorama of sleek architecture meant to be spun and examined from every angle. Its mix of winding ...

Tokyo 42 Review: Assassins Dream of Electric Sheep (and Brutalist Architecture) - USgamer

The first thing we see in Tokyo 42 is a claustrophobic apartment. The type of closet-sized studio akin to what you'd find in San Francisco for $3,000 a month. But the quiet, or as quiet as it gets in a city, doesn't last for long. Soon, our identity ...

Tokyo 42 for Xbox One review: A sleek and stylish shooter you don't want to miss - Windows Central

Tokyo 42 is a sleek twin-stick shooter for Xbox One, but it's the game's stylish city that really steals the show. Tokyo 42 is a game that's hard not to be drawn into. From its reveal early last year, its miniature isometric world has been the center ...

Review - GameSpace.com (press release) (registration) (blog)

You're having a relaxing evening at your apartment in Tokyo. “BREAKING NEWS! Murder in Tokyo! The first murder of 2042 has been confirmed by police. Thanks to the Tokyo Police Department's tireless detective work, the culprit has been identified.

Tokyo 42 Review - TheSixthAxis

Indie games come in all shapes and sizes. Some try to ape the AAA successes or indie darlings, while others strive to be more original. Tokyo 42 hass been on my radar for quite a while now, mostly thanks to its bizarre visual style, mixed with the ...

Inside the stylish, cyberpunk future of Tokyo 42 - The Verge

Early on in Tokyo 42, I found myself being chased through a busy thoroughfare by gun-wielding thugs. Civilians rushed off in every direction as bullets whizzed past, and flickering electronic billboards only added to the visual madness. I managed to ...

Tokyo 42 Launches On PC, PS4 And Xbox One (video) - Geeky Gadgets

Those of you that have been patiently waiting for the new Tokyo 42 to launch you will be pleased to know that the stylish isometric open world shooter is now available to play on PC and Xbox One, and will be later available on the PlayStation 4. As you ...

Tokyo 42 Released on Xbox One and PC, Launch Trailer - Gamers Hell

Set in a future Tokyo, Tokyo 42 will see you become an assassin and uncover a dark conspiracy that will affect everyone. With open-world single player and competitive multiplayer, you will buy and use a host of weapons and tools to approach the many ...

The beautiful criminal underworld of Tokyo 42 is now available on Xbox One - TheXboxHub (blog)

Prepare to lose yourself in the aesthetically pleasing world of Tokyo 42, where becoming a hitman is apparently the best way to prove you're innocence. In Tokyo 42, players are placed in control of an unnamed man who's been framed for a murder he didn ...

New Game Tokyo 42 Is Now Available For Xbox One Users - WinCentral (blog)

Tokyo 42 is now available to download from Xbox One Store. This is an action video game developed by SMAC Games and published by Mode 7. It will be released on 31st May 2017 for Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One platforms. Game graphics look ...