Robots (2005 video game)

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Robots
North American PS2 cover art
North American PS2 cover art
Developer(s) Eurocom
Publisher(s) Sierra Entertainment / Fox Interactive / Vivendi Universal Games
Platform(s) GameCube
PlayStation 2
Xbox
Windows
Game Boy Advance
Nintendo DS
Release date(s)
  • NA February 24, 2005
  • PAL March 11, 2005
Mobile
  • NA February 4, 2005
Nintendo DS
  • NA February 24, 2005
  • AUS March 10, 2005
  • EU March 11, 2005
Genre(s) Platform
Mode(s) Single-player

Robots is a platform video game released in 2005 by Eurocom to coincide with film of the same name. A few voice actors reprise their roles from the movie, such as Stanley Tucci. However, Ewan McGregor doesn't reprise his role as Rodney Copperbottom.

Summary[edit]

A robot named Rodney Copperbottom decides to leave his home at Rivet Town and head to Robot City to realize his dream of working for his childhood hero, Bigweld. He makes a flying robot called Wonderbot out of scrap before he leaves. At the city, he goes to Bigweld's factory, but realizes that Bigweld is mysteriously absent, and finds out that the factory is currently being run by a robot by the name of Phineas T Ratchet, who hatches an evil plan to create more futuristic robots like himself and destroying old robots made out of scrap. Rodney also meets a gang of colorful outmodes called the Rusties, who are also affected from the change Ratchet has made. A robot named Jack Hammer tells Rodney that there are many scrap parts in the sewers of Robot City and that Rodney can go collect the scrap in order to keep the Rusties alive. After doing so, Rodney and the Rusties go to Bigweld's Mansion to find Bigweld. Bigweld agrees to help Rodney and the Rusties, and sets off with Rodney to stop Ratchet and save all robot-kind

Voice cast[edit]

Critical Reception[edit]

Unlike the film, the game received generally mixed reviews, with a score of 53 on Metacritic.

Gameplay[edit]

This game features Rodney Copperbottom as the playable main character. You can also play as the Wonderbot and Bigweld in the chase scene. Rodney can invent different devices by collecting a certain amount of blueprints scattered throughout the environment.

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