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Tokyo Dark

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A dark twisting adventure game with a beautiful anime art style, branching story and many endings.
Backers: 5551
Average Pledge Per Backer: $41 CAD

Funded: $225,386 CAD of $40,000 CAD
Dates: May 11th -> Jun 10th (30 days)
Project By: Cherrymochi Game Studio
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Latest News

Tokyo Dark review: a solid adventure game with a psychological twist

September 27th - via:
This merging of Japanese-style visual novels and Western-style adventure games is an intriguing one. The first thing that Tokyo Dark tells you once you hit new game is that it doesn (Read More)

Save Your Partner From the Underworld of Japan's Capital in Tokyo Dark

August 4th - via:
News Save Your Partner From the Underworld of Japan's Capital in Tokyo Dark (Read More)

Square Enix Collective Follows Through On Crowdfunding Support With Publishing Agreement

March 29th - via:
Black the Fall and Tokyo Dark join Goetia on the list of Collective titles to be published by Square Enix following successful Kickstarter campaigns. (Read More)

Two Years On, the Status of the Square Enix Collective

February 9th - via:
Two years after the Square Enix Collective first launched Cliqist looks back to analyse what it offers and checks up on those games that have been covered. (Read More)

Thank you!

June 9th - via:
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Final days

June 6th - via:
With only a few days of the Kickstarter left we've been starting to put together your physical & digital rewards, making sure our forum is stable and gearing up to get into full production. Looking back on the campaign we really appreciate every... (Read More)

News, Music & Updates

May 28th - via:
Here in Tokyo things have been a bit shaky recently, with a big and wobbly 7.8-magnitude earthquake hitting us on the weekend. Ironically earlier on Saturday I had been working on the screen-shake and earthquake effects for Tokyo Dark, I'm now... (Read More)

Our new home & latest news

May 28th - via:
Hello! Maho here, While we are developing Tokyo Dark we really want you to get involved! An important part of this will be our new home – the Tokyo Dark Backers Forum Soon after the Kickstarter ends we'll send everyone with [ Access Pack ] tier... (Read More)


May 26th - via:
 "Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you."     - Friedrich Nietzsche Tokyo Dark takes a very Lovecraftian approach to... (Read More)

New Game + Unlocked & News

May 22nd - via:
 Hi there, Jon here, You've done it again! I turn my back to go to pour a cup of tea and BOOOM another stretch goal smashed! This time New game + or [ Déjà vu ] mode. This mode will become unlocked once you finish your first play-through of the... (Read More)

Moody Adventure Tokyo Dark Racking Up Stretch Goals

May 22nd - via:
Tokyo Dark raises over $120k CAD on Kickstarter, and the campaign hits the stretch goal for Japanese voice acting. (Read More)

Latest News & Limited Editions

May 21st - via:
You've unlocked Japanese voice acting! We're looking forward to putting a fantastic cast together to add life and personality to the characters of Tokyo Dark. Anyone worried about not understanding Japanese, fear not! Tokyo Dark is a text heavy game... (Read More)

Stats, choice & role-play

May 20th - via:
At the heart of Tokyo Dark is the theme of consequences. We have tried to tie this theme into both story and game mechanics. In Tokyo Dark, dialogue options you choose and actions you take change attributes attached to Detective Itō's profile. This... (Read More)

Visual update - Characters

May 18th - via:
A Visual update today. Here's a sneak peek at some of the characters you'll meet in Tokyo Dark.  Hello everyone! Maho here, Hitting $100,000 + in a week is fantastic, at this rate we'll be adding new features soon. Not far until we hit the stretch... (Read More)

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May 18th - via:
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May 18th - via:
We take a look at all 41 Kickstarter video game campaigns that launched last week. From the great to the awful. (Read More)

Tokyo Dark en recherche de financement

May 17th - via:
Un nouveau projet Kickstarter a surveiller, il s'agit cette fois d'un jeu d'aventure développé par les japonais de Cherrymochi Game Studio, qui on besoin d'un financement de 40 000$ canadien. Un objectif toutefois dépassé en à peine plus d'une journée et un total de 100 000$ canadiens qui n'est pas très loin. (Read More)

New stretch goals revealed

May 16th - via:
4 New stretch goals revealed: (After listening to your feedback & messages we've prioritised adding fan-sub support and full motion video before we add a second voice over language.) We have 25 days left so enough time to unlock them all, but it... (Read More)

Puzzles in the Dark

May 15th - via:
When designing Tokyo Dark  we took a step back and looked at puzzles. We asked ourselves some questions: Why do adventure games have puzzles? What are the problems with puzzles? How can we do puzzles differently? The best analogy for a puzzle is a... (Read More)

200% funded & new stretch goal unlocked!

May 13th - via:
Maids, arcades, otaku and dolls that are a little too lifelike await you in our 3rd unlocked stretch goal, Akihabara. Now you've unlocked 3 new chapters (!) It's time to start adding extra features to the game. First up is Japanese voice overs.  Why... (Read More)

New chapters unlocked

May 12th - via:
Wow, that was fast! You've unlocked the first 2 in a planned series of 3 extra chapters. These 3 location themed chapters are optional branches in the game that add a fantastic feeling of exploration to Tokyo Dark. You'll visit Aokigahara, Kabukichō... (Read More)

Tokyo Dark, A Stylish Anime Inspired Adventure

May 12th - via:
Tokyo Dark, is a new 2D adventure game with stylish anime inspired artwork that's crowdfunding on Kickstarter. (Read More)

100% funded in 14 hours!

May 11th - via:
Wow! Thank you so much to all of you! Tokyo Dark has been 100% funded in only 14 hours. This is far beyond our expectations and it's fantastic to see your passion for the game. We are incredibly excited and looking forward to sharing detective... (Read More)

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