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Yoku's Island Express Review
Posted: 5 months ago, last updated 4 months ago.
You play Yoku, a beetle attached to a ball who has a new job as a postal worker for Mokumana Island. When you start work you discover that the locals need more than their mail delivered. The island god has fallen into a restless sleep with nightmares causing quakes and storms for the islanders. You explore the island making deliveries all while trying to help the islanders by awakening the island god.
As you progress you use the pinball paddles and bumpers to get around the world. As you explore each screen is a distinct area that is just like a mini pinball table. They have their own obstacles to avoid, lanes to fire down, and skill shots to unlock secret areas and items.
The joy of the game is how these elements come together to tell an endearing story. You may only be pinging Yoku around with the flippers, but in doing this you are saving the day for the island folk you meet.
Rated PEGI 7 because of depictions of non-realistic violence towards fantasy characters.
Rated ESRB EVERYONE 10+ for engaging in battles with fantastical enemies (e.g., giant eels, spiders). Battles are depicted in a pinball-machine-style layout, in which players bounce and shoot Yoku at the creatures. Enemy bosses and monsters cry out in pain when struck, and one boss emits splashes of yellow when hit/defeated. One scene depicts Yoku rolling a ball of dung, and another shows a brown “poo coil” surrounded by flies.
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