Parents' Guide to

Tokyo Tattoo Girls

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Short, lackluster strategy game has suggestive content.

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age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+

This title has:

Too much sex

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Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Despite the accessible strategy (that's similar to the board game Risk) and interesting artwork (including the tattoos themselves), there isn't much to this game. Between the convoluted (and ridiculous) story, subtitled dialogue, little action, and short gameplay that can be completed in a couple of hours, it isn't worth your time and money. The gameplay involves accumulating protection cash, then using the money in a ward to purchase an action, such as growing your army, increasing your honor, or reducing the odds of being detected by enemies (which can result in a turf war). But battles are really just dialogue exchanges with bosses, which is anticlimactic; based on your stats, you'll win or you won't. If you win, that ward joins your army, with the overall goal to take over the entire city. Again, there isn't any action in this game, so it will likely bore most players.

As mentioned, there isn't much here -- unless, of course, you enjoy looking at provocatively dressed young girls, whose private parts are almost always exposed, and with suggestive camera angles and close-ups that make it feel like a pornographic cartoon at times. When you give the girls a tattoo to upgrade, they lay topless on the table (exposing their bare back, but with some breast and buttock seen, too) and they moan erotically as the work is being done. Overall, this is one forgettable title.

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