Here Is A Somewhat Confusing Noby Noby Boy Video

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Posted by Jeff (3706 posts) -
Namco Bandai dropped this video of Noby Noby Boy onto Youtube yesterday.


I still don't know what the hell is going on here. All I know is that the game is out next week and I'm going to exchange some of my hard-earned American dollars for a chance to figure out what it all means.
#1 Posted by Jeff (3706 posts) -
Namco Bandai dropped this video of Noby Noby Boy onto Youtube yesterday.


I still don't know what the hell is going on here. All I know is that the game is out next week and I'm going to exchange some of my hard-earned American dollars for a chance to figure out what it all means.
#2 Posted by Coltonio7 (3156 posts) -

I get it now!

#3 Posted by PowerSerj (987 posts) -

I lol'd

#4 Posted by Arkthemaniac (6535 posts) -

Dude . . . GOTY.

#5 Edited by skywing (1154 posts) -

The more I see of this game the less I want to play it.  I don't understand whats the point!?!?
I feel like whats-his-face over at Namco Bandai just feels the need to top Katamari.  Not in intuitive game play but sheer craziness.  This looks like a glorified tech demo to me.

#6 Posted by Teptom (2047 posts) -

Looks inspirational.

#7 Posted by License_To_Bill (792 posts) -

I understand. It's a Cold War parable.

#8 Posted by DuckofDoom (49 posts) -

It's good to see someone finally utilizing the Cell processor to it's fullest. Those cars are so realistic.

#9 Posted by logson (521 posts) -

I laughed watching this video. I've laughed at quite a few clips of this game. I  think it was Nick Suttner that I heard describe it less like a game and more like a tech demo or playground. Whatever the case may be, my laughter is a good sign, because I have awesome taste.

#10 Posted by ybouc (9 posts) -


#11 Posted by KnifeySpoony (1178 posts) -

I watched blankly, then laughed, then linked it to a bunch of people. I guess the video worked.

#12 Posted by coffeesash (347 posts) -

This looks even better than Mario 128! Seriously though, growing up on Monty Python, surreal stuff like this makes me laugh :3

#13 Posted by Vigorousjammer (2548 posts) -

w-wh-wha-what?! o_O

I do no understand this video WHATSOEVER! @_@ ...

#14 Posted by ZombiePie (5823 posts) -

Uhhh ok so where's the game?

#15 Posted by erinfizz (1048 posts) -

I do not know what it is, but I must play it. I dig weird.

#16 Posted by dsplayer1010 (2227 posts) -

Maybe it makes sense if you're high

#17 Posted by Rodiard (444 posts) -

I'm looking forward to this.  Hopefully it will be as bizzarely awesome of an experience as the first time I played Katamari Damacy.

#18 Posted by quag19 (8 posts) -

either im really high or this is just that retarded looking

#19 Posted by Bucketdeth (8057 posts) -


#20 Posted by Grilledcheez (3982 posts) -

I don't know what's going on, but I want it.

#21 Posted by LordAndrew (14430 posts) -

What did I just watch???

#22 Posted by lantus (143 posts) -

Awesome!! I think this will end up being the best $5 I'll ever spend lol.

#23 Edited by stephengotlost (703 posts) -

I think their marketing attempt is to confuse the market as much as possible in hopes of luring them into purchasing the title out of curiosity.

#24 Posted by Mattalorian (594 posts) -

Either I'm drunk, or Noby Noby Boy is designed to make you feel that way.

#25 Posted by Zuul (313 posts) -

WTF? ^^

#26 Posted by Diamond (8634 posts) -

I think the whole point of the game is going to be trying to figure out wtf is going on, but in a good way.

#27 Posted by MeatSim (10986 posts) -

Japan scares me sometimes.

#28 Posted by HatKing (6283 posts) -

I think I got it.  I think the object is to get untangled.  Look at it, it appears the whole time he is trying to get him self off of that spinning object.  The character makes some disapproving sounds when he becomes more tangled to support my theory.  Again I'm sure this game will be a novel concept that will be fun to play for a bit, and a good laugh when your hosting a party and everybody is drunk, but I'm sure all that will ware off quickly and you'll have a poor looking simple puzzle game.  Just like Katamari.

#29 Posted by calf_exercises (858 posts) -
#30 Posted by wisdumcube (144 posts) -

There is no coherent explanation for what I just watched. It defies the English language.

#31 Posted by SaucySala (347 posts) -

I want to buy this NOW.

#32 Posted by FCKSNAP (2301 posts) -

In the 1up features before everyone got eviscerated, they talked about how the director only wanted to make a "toy" and not really a "game" with an end goal, but a social goal. Basically you make him as big as possible an add the length to the total tally on the server and everyone tries to make it to the moon and beyond in total length.

But I have no fucking clue what this video is about.

#33 Posted by clarke0 (1077 posts) -

This is weird as hell but I would totally pay 5 bucks to see what its all about.

#34 Posted by Crono (2704 posts) -

I was thinking about it and... *aneurysm*

#35 Posted by bulletclip6 (131 posts) -

all i could do was laugh. i want it though

#36 Posted by Lifestrike (482 posts) -

"pure action game"

#37 Posted by Vance_Helsing (215 posts) -

Unintelligible footage of PSN games for me is a religion, and Noby Noby Boy is the s***.

#38 Posted by Octopus_Prime (22 posts) -

oh my god what just happened

#39 Posted by CashBailey (805 posts) -

I have dreams like that when I eat pizza before bed.

#40 Posted by strangeling (1260 posts) -


#41 Posted by daftdethmonkey (44 posts) -

And this is why we love the PSN.

#42 Posted by AdventChild (189 posts) -

Oh of it all makes sense.

#43 Edited by Trnck (448 posts) -

Maybe it's untying itself?

#44 Posted by destruktive (1069 posts) -


#45 Posted by Kohe321 (3534 posts) -

The was strange...

#46 Posted by creamclouds (226 posts) -
It's Katamari in REVERSE
Tripping (echo-echo)
#47 Posted by JJGIANT (760 posts) -


#48 Posted by JJGIANT (760 posts) -


#49 Posted by cikame (1121 posts) -

I don't know what the hell it is, but there's an empty hole in my life that its appealing to.

#50 Posted by Sliqcore (47 posts) -

However trendy you want to be buying weird, playing this game for any sustainable amount of time may prove to be far more difficult than saying you will. Unless there is some genius mechanic behind it all, but really, how often is that the case?

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