Chibi Robo - News

November2015

October2015

  • News The Chibi-Robo amiibo is Being Sold Separately in Japan

    Perhaps Nintendo has similar plans for the West?

    Chibi-Robo!: Zip Lash launched recently in North America to somewhat middling critical reception. We awarded the game a 6/10, praising its solid gameplay and criticising its somewhat derivative execution. The game also launched alongside an amiibo which was sold exclusively in a bundle with the game...

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    3DS

    Review Chibi-Robo!: Zip Lash

    Robots in plain sight

    If you want to be all reductive about it, you can say there are two types of Nintendo mascot games: Biggies and Smallies. Everyone knows the Biggies because they're the company pillars, the keystones keeping Nintendo in the money: your Marios, Pokemons, and so forth. They're polished, beautiful, and ultimately a little safe...

September2015

July2015

  • News If Chibi-Robo Ever Came To Wii U, He'd Be Very, Very Shiny

    Shiny happy robot

    Chibi-Robo is one of Nintendo's most adorable characters, and the heroic 10-centimetre-tall robot is making a welcome comeback in Chibi-Robo!: Zip Lash on the 3DS. While it might appear like a fairly simple platformer, we found Zip Lash to be fresh, fun, and genuinely charming in our first impressions from E3.

June2015

January2014

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    3DS eShop

    Review Chibi-Robo! Photo Finder

    Photogenic or photobombed?

    Explaining the attraction of the Chibi-Robo series to the uninitiated isn't the easiest task. While the idea of a helpful little robot may be charming enough, it's the activities he takes part in — which, on the surface, might sound like little more than virtual chores — that are sure to scare away many a gamer. What...