Six years of Noby Noby Boy end with a wistful letter from 2009

Noby Noby Boy players have been united in a quest to help Girl connect all the planets in the Solar System since February 19, 2009. Each Boy fed his stretchy progress across multiple planets into the one intraplanetary Girl, but all that's over now. Girl reached the end of her journey yesterday by faceplanting back into Earth, and players were greeted with a finale that had been waiting to be witnessed for 2,489 days.

It's weird, and touching, and exactly the sort of message in a bottle you'd expect to receive from Keita Takahashi, the creator of Katamari Damacy. You can watch it here without having to do all that stretching:

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Connor Sheridan

I got a BA in journalism from Central Michigan University - though the best education I received there was from CM Life, its student-run newspaper. Long before that, I started pursuing my degree in video games by bugging my older brother to let me play Zelda on the Super Nintendo. I've previously been a news intern for GameSpot, a news writer for CVG, and now I'm a staff writer here at GamesRadar.