Excerpt: Family Friendly Gaming has already sounded off on the Nintendo DS version of Custom Robo (Custom Robo Arena). I am the kind of person who likes to look back at history and see where a franchise came from. So I got the green light to do a review on the Gamecube version of this franchise.
Excerpt: Custom Robo is a popular Nintendo-developed series that had its genesis on the Nintendo 64. Now Nintendo has brought this series to the GameCube. The game is more or less an arena-style action game with some role-playing elements thrown in.
Excerpt: Game companies know when their games suck. They have armies of play testers and hordes of focus groups that give them plenty of advance warning. And yet each year hundreds of uninspired and below average games unassumingly occupy store shelves; perhaps as a desperate attempt to recoup costs or get a...
Conclusion: The real attraction – as the title might indicate – is outfitting your robot with custom parts. To CR’s credit, there are a lot of parts to acquire. For starters there are 50+ guns available.
Excerpt: What do you get when you combine a lackluster Role Playing Game with a shallow Action game with up to four robots fighting each other at once? You get the latest title from Nintendo and developer Noise--Custom Robo. This GameCube title is the first incarnation of the series in the US.