Chibi Robo: Park Patrol

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by GeekyGuy, Sep 29, 2007.

  1. GeekyGuy

    GeekyGuy Professional loafer

    Former Staff
    Jun 21, 2007
    United States
    So, yesterday's thread was mildly amusing while it lasted, and it's a true testament to just how much we're all excited about the upcoming English release of Phantom Hourglass. Of course, Chibi Robo DS is also being released next week, and I'd love to discuss the game.

    First off, why do you think Nintendo decided to release it alongside Zelda? My own theory -- and it's a weak one, to be sure -- is that they are betting on Walmart customers' love of the impulse buy. The only thing I can come up with is that mom brings Jr. to Wallyworld, so he can get his copy of Phantom Hourglass; mom sees Chibi Robo next to Zelda in the display case, and says, "Hmm...what's this?" Jr. lays the scoop on mom (that which he read on GBATemp), and mom gets it for herself.

    Like I said, weak...but it's one possibility.

    Release dates aside, are YOU anticipating this game as well? I know I am. Not as much as Zelda -- no doubt -- but it looks like another off-the-beaten-path-type DS game. I tinkered with the Japanese version, and Chibi Robo definitely has something unique going on.
  2. HeatMan Advance

    HeatMan Advance GBAtemp Fan

    Jun 22, 2004
    United States
    After Zelda I'm only thinking of Bleach.

    They should have released Chibi-Robo earlier so I would notice it. I really can't see anyone playing Zelda and even thinking about investing their precious game playing time into Chibi-Robo.

    Then again Advance Was DS was sold right next to Nintendogs and did well, but AWDS was already a very different and wanted game.

    Meh, I can't call it.
  3. Hadrian

    Hadrian Everybofy knows badgers like MASH POTATOES!

    Former Staff
    Oct 12, 2004
    United States
    One I've done with Zelda, I'm onto this one! Really enjoyed the Japanese game even though I understood nothing.

    I kinda hope it gets delayed until the week after as theres nothing worth getting in the US so maybe it'll have more chance.
  4. Nubia

    Nubia GBAtemp Regular

    Apr 14, 2007
    Somewhere next to my Xbox 360
    Chibi-Robo ? What is that ?
  5. BakuFunn

    BakuFunn Flameproof.

    Apr 6, 2007
    United States
    New York
    Yes i an waiting.
    also, bleach 3 but thats gonna come out long time from now
  6. VmprHntrD

    VmprHntrD GBAtemp Addict

    Nov 11, 2004
    United States
    Louisville, KY
    I hate lowering myself to walk into let alone buy something from Wal-Mart but I really do love Chibi-Robo. That has to the the last truly unique and fun game out of Nintendo or whatever in awhile and really sucked me in on the Cube. ...maybe I can get it used but like new or something elsewhere.