Toukiden: Kiwami

Rating Summary

Based on 29 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

77

Top Critic Average

41%

Critics Recommend

Based on 29 critic reviews
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7 / 10
Apr 6, 2015

The PlayStation 4 may never get a real Monster Hunter game but this portable remaster is the next best thing, and a useful improvement on the PS Vita original.

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7 / 10
Apr 3, 2015

If you're pining for a Monster Hunter style game on console or simply waiting for Dragon's Dogma Online or Deep Down to come along, Toukiden Kiwami offers more than just a stopgap. Although still in its infancy, the IP is certainly going places. It will be interesting to see what Omega Force will do next when, hopefully, it decides to launch a sequel.

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7.5 / 10.0
Mar 25, 2015

A decent stab at the Monster Hunter template, and a decent entry point for anyone considering the genre.

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7.5 / 10.0
Mar 30, 2015

So long as you've got the patience to fight the same spider mutant over and over again, and provided you really… really… love Monster Hunter, you'll have a fun little time with Toukiden Kiwama, and it'll last you quite a while.

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Apr 14, 2015

For players just getting started with hunting games, Toukiden Kiwami delivers hours of monster-bashing fun, but it won't unseat the reigning king of the genre any time soon.

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8 / 10
Mar 23, 2015

If you missed out the first time around, Toukiden: Kiwami shouldn't be avoided. The expanded storyline provides a great backdrop for the property's addictive gameplay loop, and a wealth of new content, coupled with some thoughtful tweaks and additional features, gives returning players more than enough reason to renew their slaying license. Koei Tecmo's creation is starting to truly blossom with this enhanced re-release, and we can't wait to see where it goes next.

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8.5 / 10.0
Apr 9, 2015

Toukiden is a fine game that monster hunting game fans will enjoy even without the depth they may be used to. This is also a great introduction to the genre for players not familiar with Monster Hunter. I say give this a shot, it's pretty great especially with some friends.

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7.5 / 10.0
Apr 8, 2015

Toukiden: Kiwami is a great port of an already solid game and shines on PS4 with enhanced visuals and all-new content.

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8 / 10.0
May 8, 2015

Toukiden: Kiwami adds on to an already good game with more content, more gameplay variety, and some proper multiplayer that really rounds out this package.

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70 / 100
Apr 10, 2015

Toukiden: Kiwami has an intricate and expansive system of armour, weapons, mitama and power-ups to keep the gameplay interesting. That said, I couldn't help but feel that the amount of button mashing was excessive considering the detail put elsewhere.

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4 / 5.0
Mar 23, 2015

Toukiden Kiwami may not be totally perfect, but it's a step in the right direction. Monster Hunter will always rule the roost in these areas.

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9 / 10.0
Mar 31, 2015

If you've been missing your Monster Hunter fix in the recent Sony platforms, Toukiden Kiwami is the best substitute you'll find around.

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7 / 10.0
Mar 30, 2015

But, other than being annoyingly repetitive, Toukiden: Kiwami is a fun game. Thanks to a large amount of weapons and armor to choose from, and characters that not only exist as chattable civilians but also as bloodthirsty warriors, you can spend a lot of enjoyable hours on Toukiden. If you're a fan of either Monster Hunter of the Dynasty Warrior titles, you might want to give it a try.

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8 / 10
Apr 12, 2015

This excellent game is far more than a simple port.

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7.8 / 10.0
Apr 4, 2015

One of the Vita's best comes full circle and now also to the PS4. Toukiden Kiwami includes and expands upon Toukiden Age of Demons, making it an even more robust experience, but there is still the repetition to contend with.

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8 / 10
Apr 6, 2015

If you are looking to invest in a current generation hunting game that offers fast, fluid combat and amazing monster designs, then Toukiden: Kiwami is a great recommendation for existing fans or newcomers to the genre.

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7 / 10
May 9, 2015

Alternative adventure for those who like to hunt

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4 / 5.0
Mar 29, 2015

Toukiden Kiwami is a fun game on the PlayStation 4 with some great gameplay that really sets itself apart for what is available on the console at the moment with games like this. Sure it does have parallels to Monster Hunter but I feel that Toukiden Kiwami is a much more narrative focus game.

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8.5 / 10.0
Apr 24, 2015

If you're a hardcore Monster Hunter fan, you'll probably find Toukiden wanting. But for everyone else - and especially people like me, who've struggled to get into the hunting genre but like the idea of it - this is a perfect place to jump in.

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3.5 / 5.0
Mar 31, 2015

Toukiden: Kiwami is a great entry in the PlayStation 4's catalog, specifically due to the lack of its genre's presence on the machine. It builds off of last year's Vita game in intelligent ways to make it the definitive Toukiden experience.

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