Man, I loved me some Tomba! back in the day. This pink haired, prehistoric platformer came from the mind Tokuro Fujiwara, who also worked on the Mega Man and Ghosts 'N Goblins. It's been awhile, but I still remember solid platforming, some mild RPG elements, great visuals and plenty of pig snouts.
If you've ever checked on eBay, the prices for the original PSOne disc are crazy high. Right now a low price is about $150, and the highest on the auction site is asking $450 for a sealed copy.
MonkeyPaw Games is about to dump on those auctions by offering up a digital re-release on the PlayStation Network later this month for the much lower price of $9.99. You could go nuts with the extra $150 that you saved by getting the digital version!
Tomba! hits the PSN on June 19th.
|8:00 PM on 10.03.2012|
Tomba! is now also up on the European PlayStation Network
Sorry about that, Europe. We were pretty excited about Tomba! coming to PlayStation Network for a while there -- especially when it became playable on PlayStation Vita -- but now you too can partake in the fun. Tomba! is out ...more
|11:45 AM on 06.19.2012|
PSOne classic Tomba! now available on PSN
MonkeyPaw has delivered on their number one most requested game from Japan. Side-scrolling plaltformer Tomba! gets retro nerds all excited because it mixes platforming, puzzle solving, RPG elements and pink hair into somethin...more
|12:30 PM on 05.23.2012|
Tomba! finally comes to PSN this Summer!
I demanded it. I suggested Sony do it to make up for the PSN outage of 2011. I waited. Sony finally listened, and did the right thing. Yep, Tomba! is finally come to the North American PSN this Summer, and I guess I better ta...more
|7:39 AM on 05.23.2013|
Grand Theft Auto V collector's edition, pre-order bonuses
Rockstar has today announced the obligatory collector's edition and pre-order bonus offerings for Grand Theft Auto V. All pre-orders will gain players an Atomic Blimp, a blue and yellow atrocity in which one can soar above th...more
|7:00 AM on 05.23.2013|
Monster Hunter would be way better if it was like this
Sure, the meme is a bit old but the added sound effects to the Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate video is what really made this spoof for me. Bravo, Capcom-Unity. [Thanks, Dale!]more
|3:00 AM on 05.23.2013|
You will fight a tiger in Killer is Dead
The latest barrage of screens for Killer is Dead focuses on two of the bosses you'll encounter in the game. First there's Hamadayama, who rides around on a freaking tiger. Yes, a tiger. How badass is that? Then there's Samura...more