R.O.B. sporting his Famicom colors. R.O.B. debuted in Japan as Robot in 1985 as an add-on for the Famicom. He could be combined with a "gyro set," etc. for two types of play. The player controlled Professor Hector, the TV emitted light, and R.O.B. responded to the light by moving. At the time, it was epoch- making game play. Recently, R.O.B. appeared in Mario Kart DS.
Clear Classic Mode with R.O.B.
R.O.B.'s Final Smash. He emits a beam from his eyes that spreads across the spectrum and undulates in great variety as it travels. What makes this technique different is R.O.B.'s ability to move while using it. This allows him to use it in combination with his other moves to increase his Final Smash's effectiveness.
Clear All-Star Mode with R.O.B.
Ray Mk III
The custom robo used by the main character. It's the latest Shining Fighter model in the Ray line of robots, which appears throughout the Custom Robo series. The main character switches from his beloved Ray Mk II to this model after his sister and father develop it. This one has a great balance between built-in abilities and ease and depth of available customization.
Small robots. Custom robos average about 12 inches in height. Battling of custom robos fitted with weapon combos--including guns, bombs, and pods--is a hobby of the future, taking place in a virtual arena called a holosseum. The different customization options allow for many battle strategies. Clearly defined regulations provide for a highly competitive activity.
Jameson & A.I.R.S.
Highly illegal modified robos. The Jameson is based on the Lightning Sky. It and the A.I.R.S., a high- end Ray machine, can transform into fighter jets. The A.I.R.S. was developed for military use and thus cannot be used by all commanders. Both of these robos were available via DS Download Stations in Japan.
Warrior Mech Gauss
One of many giant, mechanized, humanoid robots known as MGs (Marionation Gears). This one was created by Augiust of the Wheel Workshop, acclaimed for its development of car-humanoid MGs. It's equipped with the Magic Sword Farsys and the Vortex Ultra Weapon. Prized for its excellence among MGs, the Gauss is a masterpiece mech, craved by aspiring pilots.
HM Mech Rosa
A heavy-class mech able to transform between humanoid and bulldozer forms. The Rosa cannot carry weapons, but it's ideally suited for transporting goods. This MG was developed by the Heavy- Machinery Workshop, founded by Professor Doran and specializing in heavy-machinery MGs like cranes, dump trucks, and mixers. Of course, all transform into humanoid form.
The pinnacle of nonelectronic weapon-wielding MGs. As the lead designer of a workshop that keeps producing MGs that don't rely on modern technology, Kofoo developed the Daltania using traditional mechanics and steam power. Equipped with a sword in the right hand and a flintlock pistol in the left, the Daltania can be taken into battle with confidence.
A tiny, independently operating robot that helps keep a household happy. Chibi-Robo stands roughly 4 inches tall. The mere sight of the brave Chibi-Robo working to solve the problems of the Sanderson family is awe inspiring. When he lights up red, it's a sign that his battery is nearly gone. If Chibi- Robo doesn't find an outlet to plug in his cord tail, he'll collapse.
A manager robot that comes with Chibi-Robo when you buy him. Telly can hover through the air using the propeller attached to his head. Unlike Chibi-Robo, Telly can speak the human language. In addition, Telly acts as a motivator of sorts, encouraging Chibi-Robo as he goes about working and gaining Happy Points.
The prince of the kingdom of Tenkai. He's a bit spacey and clumsy, but when he sets his mind to something, he gives it his all. Stafy gets help from his friends Kyorosuke the clam and the wizened Lobjii-san. Stafy sometimes dons a pig suit and throws pork cutlets. In Densetsu No Stafy 3, Stafy meets Wario and goes with him to steal the treasures of the deep.
Stafy's younger sister, known for her jumbo pink ribbon, and princess of a floating kingdom. Stapy has a bold nature that contrasts her reserved brother. Though she is younger, Stapy is often the spark that motivates the sometimes spineless Stafy. Only Stapy can perform Wall Jumps, High Hats, and High Hat Spin Jumps. For an unknown reason, Stapy has a Kansai accent.
A unique helicopter that flies with long, slowly rotating wings. If the wings strike walls or obstacles, the Helirin takes damage and loses hearts. The wings normally spin clockwise, but the rotation can be reversed by touching springs. There are many areas that require this technique. The Helirin can be customized by picking up and using a variety of items.
Helirins created by Prof. Rabbit. One is a helicopter that can throw punches from its wings to smash things--HELIBOKAAN! Press and hold a button to submerge, then release to surface--HELIBASHAN! Shoot fire left and right from the wings-- HELIBOBOH! Use a spinning ability to create tornadoes--HELIBURUUN! There are also five varieties which shoot in rapid fire--HELIBIBYUUN!
A cheer squad that appears out of nowhere to help those in need? That's right! These guys jam to the rhythm, providing courage to the needy and showing them the road to success! There are two towns and two teams--Ryuta Ippongi leads the boys in Yuhi, and Hayato Saionji spearheads the effort in Asahi. Right now, somewhere, cheer squads are responding to cries for help.
Elite Beat Agents
Members of a secret governmental agency, characterized by their black suits and sunglasses. Led by Commander Kahn, the agents serve to assist individuals around the world who are in crisis, responding to their cries for help. The groove that resonates from their dances inspires the troubled, helping them overcome their predicaments.
Found by the Will-o'-Wisp Academy principal in a curiosity shop, Mokka is an antique robot remade from old parts. Mokka studies with his classmates despite his sometimes different view of things. Physically strong and tough on defense, Mokka also has a sensor for scanning surroundings. We even see Mokka fall in love, depending on the story line.
A strange little person living inside the stone giant on the earth planet, Erd, in the town of Uponisbak. You can talk to Pyrites and equip them like accessories, but they provide no real benefit in that sense. You can, however, sell them at a shop for a considerable price, proving their worth as a valuable asset when short on cash.
A living, walking, and talking... bit of putty! Faced with a crisis in Shishkebab Cavern, you can multiply the number of putties. Putties search for the treasure chests scattered across the universe, continuing their quest of collecting Putty Peas. Putties are also known for having a distinctive way of talking.
High-performance motocross bikes that handle massive jumps with ease. Using turbo on these beauties gives a speed boost but also causes the engine's internal temperature to rise. Overuse turbo, and the bikes overheat and shut down. The engines can be cooled by running over certain marks on the track. Excitebikes cap off every race with an undeniably awesome wheelie.
An off-road vehicle that races over hills, around bodies of water, and through fields, vying to be first through the goal. While driving, you can pick up power-ups along the way, such as one that lets you power through obstacles at an even faster speed than normal. Along with trucklike vehicles, there are also buggy- and jeep-style vehicles available to race.