PC - Windows
Yoku's Island Express
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About this game
Developer: Villa Gorilla
Content Rating: Everyone10+
Yoku’s Island Express is an open world/metroidvania-style pinball adventure, Seamlessly blending platform navigation with pinball mechanics across a large open world.
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- OS: Windows 7
- Processor: Intel i3-2100 @ 3GHz / AMD A8-5500 @ 3.2GHz
- Memory: 4 GB RAM
- Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GT 630 1GB / AMD Radeon 7770 1GB / Intel HD 530
- DirectX: Version 10
- Storage: 3 GB available space
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Yoku’s Island Express is a novel Metroidvania-pinball hybrid that stands out as something wholly unique. It blends those clashing genres with a beautiful island style, and its satisfying flippers and bumpers make uncovering its wide island a ton of fun. Retreading completed areas while hunting for secrets can occasionally get stale, but Yoku’s Island Express has a refreshingly positive attitude that kept me smiling the whole way through.
That’s really all there is to Yoku’s Island Express. It’s not a difficult or complicated game, it just knows what it wants to do and executes with amazing precision. If you’re a fan of pinball looking for a unique experience, this is the first game I can recommend unconditionally. For someone who enjoys Metroidvanias, the flipper action provides a great set of mechanics to get you around town. Even if you don’t fit into these categories, I’d recommend stopping by Yoku’s island and having a look around. It’s pretty chill.
The game’s audio and visual design is simply joyous and the large game world seamlessly combines its pinball puzzles with some brilliant level designs. While traversing the large map does get frustrating at times, Yoku’s Island Express’ main quest never drags, and with its slate of fun abilities, quirky supporting characters and a generous amount of optional content, Yoku’s Island Express is a unique journey that’s refreshing and just straight up fun.