GameSpot writes: "The happy penguin family from Antarctica has finally migrated to video games. Pingu was a clay-animated television series that focused on a mischievous young penguin of the same name. What made the show memorable was the incredibly cute cast of penguins who went about their daily lives as though they weren't really penguins--and they spoke penguinese. Since the language consisted mostly of indistinguishable noises, part of Pingu's charm was his wild gestures and facial expressions. At the 2008 Tokyo Game Show, we first saw the trailer at Square Enix's booth and then ventured over to their kiosks, where Pingu was playable."