Yoku’s Island Express
Even animals need jobs in some worlds, and few positions are more important for communication than that of a postman.
In Yoku’s Island Express, players control Yoku, a dung beetle that just took over the postmaster position on the fictional island of Mokumana.
While the island is filled to the brim with a cast of colorful anthropomorphic characters, it also is also home to a looming calamity.
Alongside delivering mail, Yoku must adventure across the islan [...]
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