Chibi-Robo review

Hello Kitty meets her match

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The family itself is just as twisted, with Mr. and Mrs. Sanderson's marital difficulties fueled by Mr. Sanderson's obsession with action figures and their daughter Jenny's frog fetish. Confronted with this collection of odd personalities, navigating their desires can be utterly perplexing. So you'll spend a lot of time scrubbing up muddy pawprints with your little toothbrush mop, trying to forget about solving the family's crazy problems.

Still, the difficulties of the family rest solely on your tiny aluminum shoulders. Fortunately, wandering around the house cleaning up messes eventually reveals the solutions to the most nagging issues of the household ... and, surprisingly, never gets old. You bop through a soothing massage of sunny graphics, jazzy tunes and creatively complex block shifting and exploration puzzles. Once you've successfully bred three tiny, funky seeds into new-born funky Philie plants that dance around in a spastic celebration of cutitude, you'll have forgotten all about the repetitive grind of headshots most "mature gamers" call a gaming experience.

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DescriptionFrog costumes, toothbrush mops and teddy bear stickers: Chibi-Robo's sweet flavor is enough to give you diabetes
US censor rating"Everyone 10+"
UK censor rating""
Release date1 January 1970 (US), 1 January 1970 (UK)