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Play mutant monsters, gigantic robots and other monstrous creatures, rampaging the city and vying for position as the one and only King of Tokyo!
Combine your dice to gather energy, heal your monster or just slap the other monsters down! Spend your energy to trigger permanent or one-shot special powers: a second head, body armor, nova death ray...
Stop at nothing to become the King of Tokyo... but that's when the real trouble begins for you!
This is the new facelift version of the best-selling games by Richard Garfield, redone by a group of artists* lead by Régis Torres, who previously illustrated the Halloween expansion pack and King of New York. In addition to these exclusive illustrations, this new version will have a new rulebook that was reworked to be clearer, as well as two new monsters: the ever-so-popular Space Penguin (the original version, highly sought-after by players, was only available through tournaments) and Cyber Kitty.
In King of Tokyo, you play mutant monsters, gigantic robots, and strange aliens—all of whom are destroying Tokyo and whacking each other in order to become the one and only King of Tokyo.
At the start of each turn, you roll six dice, which show the following six symbols: 1, 2, or 3 Victory Points, Energy, Heal, and Attack. Over three successive throws, choose whether to keep or discard each die in order to win victory points, gain energy, restore health, or attack other players into understanding that Tokyo is YOUR territory.
The fiercest player will occupy Tokyo, and earn extra victory points, but that player can't heal and must face all the other monsters alone!
Top this off with special cards purchased with energy that have a permanent or temporary effect, such as the growing of a second head which grants you an additional die, body armor, nova death ray, and more.... and it's one of the most explosive games of the year!
In order to win the game, one must either destroy Tokyo by accumulating 20 victory points, or be the only surviving monster once the fighting has ended.
*Actual packaging artwork may vary from the pictures and video shown
What others say about this product
“My husband and I loved this game. We played it together and had a great time. My husband does not like that much strategy games, but loves monsters and action games, so I bought this thinking that he would enjoy it and I wasn't wrong, he said this was perfect and actually had a very good time together. The materials and quality if the game is also very good, colorful and fun.”
“It was difficult buying for my 11 year old for Christmas this year, because he's transitioning away from toys and I didn't want to only get him clothes. I thought I'd try this game out and I'm glad that I did.. He absolutely loves it! I was initially worried about it being too confusing when we started out, but once you catch on, it's pretty simple and fun for the whole family. It makes you think and strategize and we really get into it. He's been asking to play it everyday since he got it. I'd recommend it.”
“Turned into a family favorite. A game I can play with my 8 year old grandson and yet i still enjoy as an adult.
Recently my son, his wife, and children went on vacation for a week and borrowed some games from me including this one. My daughter-in-law enjoyed the game so much that this was the only game she wanted to play so everyone had to play it over and over again. Kind of burned my son's family out from playing it. So don't make that mistake. Don't go over 5 times in a row playing it in a 48 hour period... Great game, but don't go nuts playing it.”