Summary: I am a huge fan of daily life games and I was recommended this game by a friend. I looked it up and saw that it was at my local gamestop for only $2.99, so I figured, why not? I did not have a ps2 at the time when I bought it, so I played it at my friend's house. I fell in love with it right away.
Conclusion: Chulip is too quirky, too crazy, too unique to ignore, and bathing in its sheer unstoppable wackiness can be almost perversely pleasurable. But its wild creativity does not really make up for its gameplay-related idiosyncrasies.
Pros: You are taking a stroll through a quiet town at night, trying to avoid a maniacal, robotic, permanently smiling policeman who will shoot you on sight. Suddenly a teacher who looks like a midget imbued into a telegraph pole runs towards you, shouting gibberish. You decide to take a back alley and ...
Cons: The graphics may turn off some people because of their very "old school" appearance. It would have been nice to have more advanced 3D and a rotatable camera. Also, while the characters are charming in their "blockiness", the backgrounds are for the most part fairly bland.
Excerpt: I've always liked odd games, so I was automatically drawn to Chulip. It's entertaining if you've been playing the standard games like Final Fantasy, Metal Gear, Guitar Hero etc, with the weird humor and silly looking characters.