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'Santa Spotted Playing Toki Tori, Not Doing Much Else'

North Pole, 21st December 2007

Santa Claus was recently spotted playing Toki Tori in his North Pole residence. The problem is... he doesn’t seem to be doing anything else!

Eyewitnesses have confirmed that Santa Claus has in fact been playing Toki Tori non-stop since he received his pre-release copy of the game. Evidence can be found at http://www.twotribes.com/santa. Industry analysts have already expressed concerns; with some even claiming Santa will not be able to deliver his products on schedule before the end of his fiscal year, ending December 25th.

Collin van Ginkel, Creative Director at Two Tribes - the development house behind Toki Tori– commented: "Santa usually receives games well in advance of their release to make sure they are suitable for the people he delivers presents to. But in hindsight it might have been better to wait until after Christmas, we hope this will not affect his delivery schedule."

“It’s unfortunate this image was leaked to the press”, said Martijn Reuvers, Managing Director at Two Tribes, adding:“Since the game hasn’t officially been announced for a specific platform yet, we’re happy this image doesn’t reveal too much.”

When contacted about this situation, Santa was reported to shout:“There are not enough Telewarps! And where is that last egg?!” We’ll take that as a‘No Comment’ for the time being.


Two Tribes B.V. is a privately owned company focusing on the development of games for portable devices. Since 2000 Two Tribes has been operating from their offices in the center of the Netherlands.


Over the years, Two Tribes has created games for a wide range of handheld devices. They developed games for Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance, Nokia N-Gage, PocketPC and countless mobile phones. With recent events like the release of the Nintendo Wii and the rise of the popular Xbox Live Arcade environment, Two Tribes has entered home-console development as well. These platforms allow for smaller games, with strong concepts and high playability, which suit their design philosophy very well.

More information on past and current games is available at: http://www.twotribes.com/games

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