Noby Noby Boy's Mars Trip Delayed

Noby Noby Boy's Mars Trip Delayed

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Due to the drastic decline in people playing PSN oddity Noby Noby Boy, the game's red planet content may not get unlocked for another 2000 days.

Shame on you. Yes, you. You know who you are. You bought Noby Noby Boy, having heard about how weird and wacky it is, how it puts penguins on the moon and contains poop. Maybe you were baffled by what exactly the game is, or maybe you just moved onto greener pastures. Whatever it was, you, and a bunch of other shameful folks, stopped playing Noby Noby Boy. And because of that, GIRL's never going to get to Mars.

In Noby Noby Boy, players can report the length of their BOY character to GIRL, a giant uh, thing, in space. The more players report their lengths and the longer those lengths become, the more GIRL stretches out into the galaxy, unlocking new planets. In the days following the game's release, gamers managed to get GIRL to her first destination - the moon - no problem.

Now, however, Noby Noby Boy's player base has dwindled. According to a site tracking in-game stats, in the past month players-per-day has drifted in the 1500-2000 range, sometimes falling as low as 1000 at times. There have been around 60,000 people who have tried the game, and there are 300-500 new players a day, but it seems like nobody bothers to stick around.

Which means that there's barely anybody around to report to GIRL, which means she can't grow. At this rate, it'll take 2000 days for her to get her ass to Mars, apparently.

Suddenly the Total Recall jokes don't seem that funny.

[Via DarkZero]

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I....I'm so sorry, I'm a part of the people who buy it and play it yet never return.

I'm.........I'm so sorry! I love the game, I do, but I just can't bring myself to play it every single day, I get bored!

I'm so sorry...........so very very sorry......

I bet this has nothing to do with how much the game sucks? ARSE?

Noby Noby Boy is obviously just fad all the Wii+DS crap over the past two years and people should not seem suprised that a game where all you do is pull two sticks in opposite directions - theres no thrill in that

NOW:
if this article was released about Left 4 Dead or Call of Duty (4/5) I would be majorly shocked

Well, honestly theres not a whole lot to do, it gets old fast.

Theres a lesson in this: it takes more than just cute weirdness to make most people perform monotonous repetitive tasks repeatedly in a game.

Cousin_IT:
Theres a lesson in this: it takes more than just cute weirdness to make most people perform monotonous repetitive tasks repeatedly in a game.

It takes boobage.

OH GAWD *sob* I'm so sorry. I'll go out right now and buy a PS3 just to help GIRL get to Mars!

Hey you know what would make that game better: A set of goals/challenges. Once you beat the trophies and dick around for a while, their is nothing left to do. There should be challenges like, "Stretch to 400 meters" or "knock 50 people off the edge" or anything really.

EDIT: but at bucks, who cares. It was fun enough

I...I feel so bad. Because of me, GIRL will never make it to Mars.

Do you think it could be because I don't own a PS3?

well it does get kinda boring...

Cliff_m85:

Cousin_IT:
Theres a lesson in this: it takes more than just cute weirdness to make most people perform monotonous repetitive tasks repeatedly in a game.

It takes boobage.

Great, you've just implied that NobyNobyBoy should be Rule34'd.

GIRL with a cleavage...........oh fuck...

I am one of the betrayers. It just bores me after enough playtime.

Now I feel horrible.

I really hope she gets her as to Mars.

Tried it on my cousin's PS3 and we didn't like it.

I refuse to care about this game until someone explains to me what the hell the title means. Then explain why I should care about it.

Maybe if the game's camera didn't fail constantly, there was space to actually stretch out, and... well lots of stuff. The game is an amusing time waster once in awhile, but seriously, this games makes EV training in Pokemon seem exciting.

Haha, well there isn't much to say about the game -- it is amusing ... especially when intoxicated. ;)

Tomoe251:
Haha, well there isn't much to say about the game -- it is amusing ... especially when intoxicated. ;)

Anything is amusing when intoxicated.

ElephantGuts:
I refuse to care about this game until someone explains to me what the hell the title means. Then explain why I should care about it.

Basically the game is about a boy who, through stimulation and gentle stretching, becomes larger and larger to the delight of the character 'Girl'.

Simple as that.

Jumplion:

Cliff_m85:

Cousin_IT:
Theres a lesson in this: it takes more than just cute weirdness to make most people perform monotonous repetitive tasks repeatedly in a game.

It takes boobage.

Great, you've just implied that NobyNobyBoy should be Rule34'd.

GIRL with a cleavage...........oh fuck...

everything is rule 34'd - thats what it is about

probally most people play noby noby boy like i do now, some thing to pickup and put down again every so often, release this on psp, and have the totals add to girls totals as well and it may have better results, to me noby noby boy always seems like a game better suited to a portable system.

While the game is weird and kind of cool at first, it's pretty boring after awhile. No real challenges, and it doesn't take long to see all there really is to see. It's definitely no katamari game.

Cliff_m85:

ElephantGuts:
I refuse to care about this game until someone explains to me what the hell the title means. Then explain why I should care about it.

Basically the game is about a boy who, through stimulation and gentle stretching, becomes larger and larger to the delight of the character 'Girl'.

Simple as that.

Well when you put it that way is sounds much more interesting. Though the graphics are misleading. I'm still not buying it though.

Well it's not like they made it compelling enough to play every day, mot like Katamari.

I like it and I still do play it now and then but I'm not playing it every day just so some bimbo can get to Mars.

 

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