U.S.A., Inc., A leading
publisher of console RPG’s, today announced the availability of Robopon
2: Ring and Cross Version for the Game Boy® Advance, the sequel
to the popular robot collecting game on the Game Boy® Color.
becoming the Legend 1 of Porombo Island in the original game, Cody
sets off to a new land, and a new tournament. Things take a turn
for the worse when a violent storm destroys Cody’s boat, and sends
him adrift at sea. He awakens inside a shack in the land of
Majiko—but all is not well. He discovers that the nearby lands
are being terrorized by the Maskman and his cronies. In order to
put things right, Cody must travel back 20 years into the past and
circumstances await Cody in each new land that he visits. It
soon becomes clear that his troubles are more than coincidental, and
he unravels Majiko’s many mysteries while challenging contestants in
the tournament. Cody’s rival, Bisco, follows him from Porombo
Island and interferes throughout the quest. But, is Bisco
causing all these problems, or is there someone else?
travels to many interesting places on his journey, including:
feuding kingdoms, Delica and Wonder…once rumored to be allies,
but now bitter enemies.
Amazing Circus! Home of superhuman feats and mysterious creatures.
Town, the site of a recent UFO incident. The town’s
citizens speak about alien phenomena and a mysterious girl named
Rena who can read minds.
the world of technology ruled by Mr. Gait, who took over after a
mysterious accident at the Waffle Corporation.
Tokyo, where organized crime rules the streets and neon ignites
the night sky.
won’t be alone on his journey, as old friends show up to help out.
Dr. Disc will provide tools and advice, while Professor Don and his
assistant Sam allow Cody to use their new time machine. Cody’s
girlfriend Lisa will also call from time to time with advice and
support. Various people in the towns are more than happy to
battle with Cody, awarding him with new software or special parts.
A man named Hoffman will help you build Robopon, and the persistent
Nick D needs money to save his orphanage. Cody will make many
friends through the course of his journey, but his most important
allies, as always, are the Robopon he builds and trains.
the end, Cody will discover the shocking truth behind Dr. Zero’s
defeat on Porombo…and pay the consequences…
2 Cross & Ring Version: Facts & Features
in an all new time-traveling adventure!
everything! Collect over 180 new Robopon! Three times the amount
of areas to explore! Exciting new parts and software to discover!
a multitude of mini-games against the computer or up to 4 friends
with one Game Pak via the Game Boy® Advance Game Link® cable!
Sparking System allows you and a friend to connect via the Game
Boy® Advance Game Link® cable to create new Robopon!
your Robopon by customizing its colors, parts, software and even
new battle system allows you to take an entire party of Robopon
2 Cross & Ring Version Differences
Ring Version provides a quicker play-through of the game, and
requires less fighting. Cross version is for the more
battle-savvy gamers, requiring more battles to power up your
Robopon. Cross has more Boot type Robopon who cannot equip
parts and depend on abilities they have learned when they level
At the beginning, there are certain Robopon that can only be built
in one version or the other. Sparking the same pair of
batteries will create Sunny in Ring version, but SunZero in Cross
Helpers: Later in the game, the player may find themselves lucky
(or unlucky) enough to be accompanied by a Spirit. There are
10 spirits common to both versions, but each game also has 3
secret Spirits exclusive to that version.
Robopon series takes a giant leap forward onto the Game Boy
Advance,” said Akibo Shieh, Project Lead, Atlus U.S.A., Inc.
“Robopon 2 not only improves on the graphics and sound in the
original, but in every conceivable way. It possesses a much
longer and challenging quest; the battle system has been refined to
take advantage of all your Robopon and the new multiplayer modes will
definitely engross the most jaded gamer. GBA owners looking for a Role
Playing / collecting game need look no further than Robopon 2."