Stitchy in Tooki Trouble
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Stitchy in Tooki Trouble by Polygoat is definitely a nice platformer. I loved being able to play a few levels at a time, without feeling pressed to play a whole world at once. Overall a very enjoyable experience. I’m only sorry that there were not more worlds to discover!
Stitchy in Tooki Trouble is a solid game, ideal for platform fans looking for a more manageable experience. The game doesn’t do much to set itself apart from the crowd except for its charming Scarecrow protagonist. But in terms of the performance and controls of the game, this is as good as the titans in its field. This is a decent first entry in a platform series.
A colourful, family friendly 2.5D platformer that makes no effort to hide its inspirations, Stitchy In Tooki Trouble delivers a few hours of well-crafted gaming. For older players, it’ll feel like a blast from the past that’s over just as quickly as it began. For younger players though, Stitchy will keep them engrossed for longer with forgiving systems, luscious worlds and slick platforming play.
Stitchy in Tooki Trouble is the quintessential “run-of-the-mill platformer”. It’s such a harmless outing; a game that doesn’t impress at all when it comes to its graphics, controls, and gameplay loop, while also featuring enough content and technical polish to be considered “just decent enough”. It’s hard to find flaws or positives about it. It simply exists. It will entertain die-hard platforming aficcionados and be mostly ignored by anyone not part of this very specific demographic.
Stitchy in Tooki Trouble offers a decent platforming adventure that will appeal to younger gamers, even if it is a little lacking in originality and creativity. There’s nothing on offer here that you wouldn’t have seen done before, whilst the easy difficulty and short length means that it won’t be a game that you’ll find yourself invested in for too long either. Still, it does enough to warrant interest in it if you’re a fan of the platforming genre, whilst it’s also a good game for kids to dive into if they’re just starting out playing video games. Stitchy in Tooki Trouble might be unremarkable in design, but that doesn’t mean there’s not some fun to be had in its zany corn-gathering adventure.
The story in Stitchy in Tooki Trouble is about a small little farm that is ransacked by a stampede of Tooki’s who steal all the corn from the farm for some reason. By some sort of magic a lone scarecrow is brought to life and immediately gives chase to retrieve what’s been taken. The story is very bare bones but sets the scene for the adventure ahead. It has a very similar premise to the Donkey Kong Country Returns plot that sees a strange group of Tiki’s stealing all of Donkey Kong’s bananas.
Stitchy in Tooki Trouble had everything to be a good game - a charismatic protagonist, attractive scenarios and pleasant visuals. Inspiration in Donkey Kong Country, however, is almost a copy, which was not made with the same quality. The lack of challenges and low difficulty make it difficult to recommend the title, except to introduce the gender to young children.
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Stitchy in Tooki Trouble is the perfect indie tribute to genre classics like Donkey Kong Country. It may not have the longest runtime, but it more than makes up for that with its charm and easy-to-pick-up gameplay.
Though it is rather easy, Stitchy in Tooki Trouble should appeal to younger gamers or those looking for a simple, quick platforming romp.