Twas the Monday before Christmas, and all through Nintendo's house several creatures were stirring, including an afro-wearing robot hell bent on rescuing his five foxy girlfriends from the man.
Throughout the year we (I) have have been telling you about Frobot, a downloadable game for the Wii that mixes a little Robotron with a lot of nostalgia for brain-vexing Zelda dungeons. The game finally has a release date.
Frobot is a WiiWare game that mixes Robotron shooting with gameplay riffing on the dungeon design of the original Legend of Zelda. It adds an afro-wearing robot and is tough enough that you'll start on normal difficulty with 30 lives.
In 2002, Andrew Lum strapped a TV to his chest, a GameCube to his belt and crashed Sony parties. He was paid to do this, but, really, Andrew Lum loves Nintendo. Today, he's making a Nintendo game.