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Game review
Dokuro
Escape plan B
by Peter Willington 6/2/2013
Product: Dokuro
Developer: Game Arts
Publisher: GungHo Online
Format: PS Vita
Genre: Platform
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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With the release of Dokuro, the Vita now has two slightly creepy, predominantly black and white 2D puzzle-platformers. While Escape Plan is - for my money - the better of the two, Dokuro is still a solid addition to the Sony handheld's library.

You play as a skeleton minion who happens to see a beautiful damsel trapped in his giant demon lord's lair. Our boney hero instantly falls in love and frees her from her confines, only to discover that she can't see him for some reason.

You don't have much time to ponder upon this, as the fair maiden wonders off into the keep, and it's your job to ensure that she stays safe. ...
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Summary
A great art style, rock-hard puzzles and great controls are let down by so-so platforming challenges and combat that feels perfunctory in comparison with the rest of the experience
RATINGS
Audio/visual: 8
Gameplay: 6
Value: 7
Innovation: 7
Overall: 7
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