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Toribash logo.jpg
Developer(s) Nabi Studios
Publisher(s) Nicalis
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, Wii
  • WW: March 2, 2006
Genre(s) Fighting
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer

Toribash is a free-to-play turn-based third-person fighting game developed by Nabi Studios and published by Nicalis, which first released on Microsoft Windows in 2006. A port for the Wii was released in July 2010,[1] and for OS X and Linux in May 2014.[2]


The game is mainly played by manipulating the various joints on the player's doll-like character over turn-based sequences to execute movements. These movements primarily include relaxing, holding, contracting and extending of the player model's neck, pecs, elbows, wrists, abdomen, glutes, hips, knees and ankles; raising and lowering the shoulders, tilting the lumbar and chest left and right, and grabbing and un-grabbing of the hands.

The game features singleplayer and multiplayer, where movements are executed in turn-frames of varying lengths within set match-frames. The game is heavily sand-box based.


Toribash has been reviewed by PC Gamer UK, PC Gamer and PC Format, receiving 87%, 68% and 90% respectively.[3]


  1. ^ Toribash for the WiiWare
  2. ^ "News: Toribash Released on Steam, Launch Video/Screens Available". Retrieved 2014-05-26. 
  3. ^ "Toribash Critic Reviews". Meta Critic. Retrieved 2011-07-25. 

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