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A photo says a thousand words, right? We think this Noby Noby Boy sneaker (sent to Kotaku) speaks for itself, turning the now-iconic BOY into a very lengthy shoelace. The concept is easy to understand, and the execution is simple and stylish. It's a reader creation, though, so don't expect to see ...

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Blizzard's merchandising hasn't stopped with Mountain Dew, no sir. This past week the WoW Insider staff received a lovely surprise in the form of a package from Swanson. Many of the producers of Blizzard-licensed products (such as UpperDeck) tend to send us advance, review copies of new products. S...

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Although it's hard to believe that the ideas for Katamari Damacy and Noby Noby Boy weren't birthed from some serious drug use, Keita Takahashi stated at GDC that he's completely straight-edge when it comes to partaking in the chemical vices of man. In the same session where he revealed Noby Noby B...

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Speaking at GDC, Katamari Damacy creator Keita Takahashi revealed that the PSN title Noby Noby Boy was developed on the Xbox 360. As to why it was then released exclusively on the PSN, Takahashi said that he dislikes seeing so many people staring down at handheld games on the subway. He joked, "Ma...

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During Keita Takahashi's adorably quirky GDC panel, the Katamari Damacy creator revealed an upcoming iPhone version of the currently PSN-only Noby Noby Boy. It's good news for Noby fans, even those without iPhones: the iPhone game will interface with the PlayStation 3 version to help contribute to t...

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A future update to Noby Noby Boy will add 4-player multiplayer (in addition to some other stuff). The PlayStation.Blog recently uploaded this short, but disturbing video, of multiple BOYS coming out of the colorful house. Something about the sound BOY makes when jumping outside coupled with its sq...

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Noby Noby Boy primarily functions as a strange single-player online PSN title; however, that might change soon. The game's official website suggests that an update bringing an offline 4-way multiplayer mode is on its way, as well as some new music ... featuring maracas. This could be that "big upda...

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Update: The entry period has ended. When he wasn't working on Noby Noby Boy, or eating delicious mushrooms, Keita Takahashi worked on a few t-shirt designs. For your chance to win any one of these official Noby Noby Boy tees, follow these easy instructions: Click here and peruse the Noby Noby ...

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click for hi-res Noby Noby After four days and a combined length of nearly 400 million meters, Noby Noby Boy's GIRL has finally reached the moon. This means that a new level has been unlocked for everyone (yes, everyone) who owns the quirky PSN title. Bizarre as it is, the new moon level features s...

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Your guess is as good as ours as to how today's major PSN release, Noby Noby Boy plays. Heck, even it's creator -- Katamari Damacy's Keita Takahashi -- doesn't know why he made it. But, given its pedigree and $4.99 pricetag, we're going for it. Will you join us? (The more the merrier, as new st...

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The oh-so-curious Noby Noby Boy releases this week on the PlayStation Store. For $5, even those that are hesitant may want to pick up this rather unique (and experimental) game from the creator of Katamari Damacy. Should the quirky game find an audience, Namco Bandai will allow Keita Takahashi to c...

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It looks like SCEE has its act together nowadays. While third-party PSN releases can still be a bit tardy, Noby Noby Boy will be the second first-party game in as many weeks to arrive day and date with the American release. The bizarrely adorable experiment will be available in the UK this Thursday...

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Monday is totally the new Sunday. Okay, we're lying. Valentine's Day got the best of this blogger, and now this feature comes in one day late. (But hey, it's a holiday today, here in the States.) We start this feature with a bloody, "homicide" themed modded PS3 from Jerry Thampan. Check out more p...

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0 Platinum 1 Gold 4 Silver 7 Bronze Difficulty: Very Easy Online Trophies? No Time to Completion: 3 hours DLC Trophies? No View Trophy List Read More About the Game ...

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PSN exclusive Noby Noby Boy is ready to wrap itself around your wallet and suck out $5 on February 19. Katamari Damacy creator Keita Takahashi helmed this title -- and even after watching videos, we still have nary a clue about what's going on in it. Even stranger than the gameplay of Noby Noby Bo...

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Before delving into some of February's bigger, disc-based games like Killzone 2 and Street Fighter IV, Namco Bandai invites you into the zany world of Noby Noby Boy. It's the game where -- seemingly -- your imagination and insatiable hunger for eating things can take you to the moon -- literally. I...

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We're very happy for all those who understand what's going on in the three Noby Noby Boy gameplay videos we've placed after the break. We'll just smile and nod politely as you write in the comments about the innovative mechanics and explain how the game is a satire of 17th century French society. ...

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You may have been left fascinated yet confused after reading the information blowout regarding Noby Noby Boy the other day. Sometimes it's just easier to show than tell, and this game's a pretty good example of that. Come see BOY stretch and eat everything he comes across in the latest trailer (aft...

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Namco Bandai has sent us a delightfully colorful press release, announcing its intentions to release Katamari Damacy creator Keita Takahashi's latest game, Noby Noby Boy, on the PlayStation Network sometime in "early 2009." As an eager and gluttonous worm ... thing, it's your objective in Noby Nob...

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