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Helpful Chibi-Robo with a heart of gold is back and looking for NostalJunk beginning January 9. Revealed during today's Nintendo Direct, the new game, Chibi-Robo Photo Finder, will be exclusive to the Nintendo eShop, where a demo will also launch "soon." The game tasks players with a real-life...

December 18th 2013 at 9:49am 0 Comments
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Three days ago marked the Xbox's tenth anniversary -- which means today is the GameCube's tenth. Those two systems are emblematic of the rift between "core" and "casual" gaming that formed seemingly around them -- nobody really thought there was a difference in previous generations, but the contr...

November 18th 2011 at 6:15pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo has released a trailer for its latest Chibi-Robo sequel for the DS. Called Okaeri! Chibi-Robo! Happy Rich Osouji! (Welcome home, Chibi-Robo! Happy Rich Big Cleanup), the third Chibi-Robo game returns to the house-cleaning gameplay found in Skip's original GameCube game.The new game takes pl...

July 8th 2009 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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The next title to get the New Play Control treatment from Nintendo is Chibi Robo, and in being overhauled for Wii, players can expect new point-and-click-based controls, Siliconera reports. Gone are the analog controls of the original GameCube title, as not only will you guide your robotic munchkin...

May 14th 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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According to Siliconera, Japan will receive the New Play Control versions of Metroid Prime 2: Echoes and Chibi-Robo! on June 11. No details have been revealed about how the games will be reconfigured for Wii controls, though it's probably a safe bet that Metroid Prime 2 will play similarly to Metro...

April 17th 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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At their October media summit, Nintendo announced plans to release Wii ports of some GameCube games as the Wii de Asobu (Play on Wii) series. Today, we found solid evidence of a North American release. While GameCube games are, of course, currently playable on Wii, these new ports will enable motion...

October 31st 2008 at 4:25pm 0 Comments
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IGN has confirmed that the "Play on Wii" Pikmin port is more than just a repackaging -- it and the other Play on Wii GameCube games will have updated Wiimote controls. Pikmin is actually the second of these to be released, and it'll hit Japan on December 25 of this year for 3,800 yen ($36). It'll b...

October 2nd 2008 at 2:56pm 0 Comments
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Chibi-Robo: Park Patrol, the environmentally-conscious (though perhaps not produced under such auspices!) DS sequel to skip's GameCube domestic adventure, has been listed as one of five notable games that didn't get the attention they deserved this year.GameSetWatch's Brandon Boyer said that the gam...

December 14th 2007 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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The Wal-Mart exclusive, environmentally conscious sequel to Chibi-Robo came out this week, and the reviews seem to be hovering around the low-to-mid 80's (with Eurogamer as an outlier). We find that sometimes we like the kind of games that inhabit that space, since it usually means they're solid an...

October 5th 2007 at 10:40am 0 Comments
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Nintendo has announced another out-of-the-box promotional effort for Chibi-Robo: Park Patrol, this time focusing on the environmental theme. The game is about improving parks, and what improves outdoor areas more than a nice tree? To that end, Nintendo will send out 500 trees to a random selection...

October 4th 2007 at 12:20pm 0 Comments
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A GoNintendo reader received this Chibi-Robo: Park Patrol bookmark at school. It has a feature that the DS game can't possibly have: scents. We assume that scratching the adorable-faced flower things releases a delightful floral scent. This is the best scratch-and-sniff game item since the CyberSni...

October 3rd 2007 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Hmm ... isn't there something spectacular hitting this week? Maybe we're thinking of another week ... no, it must be Holly Hobbie & Friends, right? You know you want it!Seriously, folks, DS fans have loads to be pleased about this week. Not only are we getting what may end up being our game of...

October 1st 2007 at 3:50pm 0 Comments