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* DifficultySpike: ''Nicktoons Unite!'' is considered relatively easy, for the most part. That is, until you reach [[ThatOneLevel the Fantastic Voyage of Goddard level]]. The FinalBoss battle against the [[BigBadDuumvirate Evil Syndicate]] is even seen as easier than that level.


* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: Two of the original ''Unite'' characters get wasted in ''Volcano Island'':
** [[AdvertisedExtra Despite being placed right in the middle of the cover]], the main character of one of Nick's most beloved franchises and present throughout all of the previous game, Timmy Turner is only playable in a single level of ''Volcano Island''. He would later return in ''Toybots'', only to be absent altogether from ''Globs of Doom''.

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: Two of the original ''Unite'' characters get wasted in Several for ''Volcano Island'':
** [[AdvertisedExtra Despite being placed right in the middle of the cover]], cover]] and being both the main character of one of Nick's most beloved franchises and present throughout all of the previous game, Timmy Turner is only playable in a single level of ''Volcano Island''. He would later return in ''Toybots'', only to be absent altogether from ''Globs of Doom''.


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** Despite being among the prophesized heroes, Squidward and Tucker are [=NPCs=] and contribute very little to the plot - Squidward essentially vanishes after being rescued until the FinalBoss while Tucker's role as TheSmartGuy is taken by Jimmy shortly after his debut, relegating him to an irrelevant background character.


* AntiClimaxBoss: While it's a step up from the console version which lacked any final boss, the final boss for the DS version of ''Attack of the Toybots'', the Calamitous robot, is considered much easier than many of the preceding bosses and especially the BossRush leading up to it.

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* AntiClimaxBoss: While it's a step up from the console version which lacked any final boss, FinalBoss to begin with, the final boss for the DS version of ''Attack of the Toybots'', Toybots'' - the Calamitous robot, robot - is considered much easier than many of the preceding bosses and especially the BossRush leading up to it.


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* DisappointingLastLevel: Calamitous' Lair in ''Toybots'' is just another mech suit stage with very little to differentiate it from Amity Park beyond a different backdrop - it doesn't even have a FinalBoss encounter, as the game abruptly ends after completing the final section.


** From the console versions of ''Attack of the Toybots'', [[WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife Rocko]] and [[WesternAnimation/RenAndStimpy Stimpy]]. Both are characters from the early 90's whose shows both ended over a decade before the game's release. Even more surprising since they're both from the most [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar radar-pushing]] cartoons of their time and would hardly be considered kid-friendly by the standards of the late 2000's. Special mention goes to Stimpy, given the [[TroubledProduction rough history his series has had over the years]].

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** From the console versions of ''Attack of the Toybots'', [[WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife Rocko]] and [[WesternAnimation/RenAndStimpy Stimpy]]. Both are characters from the early 90's whose shows both ended over a decade before the game's release. Even more surprising since they're both from the most [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar radar-pushing]] edgiest cartoons of their time and would hardly be considered kid-friendly by the standards of the late 2000's. Special mention goes to Stimpy, given the [[TroubledProduction rough history his series has had over the years]].

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* GoodBadBugs: A [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2dT9qV7kUL8 glitch involving the character select]] in ''Toybots'' allows you to use [=SpongeBob=]'s robot disguise for all of the first zone instead of losing it after completing the tutorial.


** [[AdvertisedExtra Despite being placed right in the middle of the cover]], the main character of one of Nick's most beloved franchises and present throughout all of the previous game, Timmy Turner is only playable in a single level of ''Volcano Island''. He would later return in ''Toybots'', only to be absent altogether from ''Globs of Doom.

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** [[AdvertisedExtra Despite being placed right in the middle of the cover]], the main character of one of Nick's most beloved franchises and present throughout all of the previous game, Timmy Turner is only playable in a single level of ''Volcano Island''. He would later return in ''Toybots'', only to be absent altogether from ''Globs of Doom.Doom''.


* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: [[AdvertisedExtra Despite being placed right in the middle of the cover]], being the main character of one of Nick's most beloved franchises, being present throughout all of the previous game, Timmy Turner is only playable in a single level of Volcano. Additionally, while the cover at least didn't deceive you into thinking he was a larger role, Jimmy Neutron is a non playable character there. Jimmy would at least be playable again in the followed games, but Timmy is completely absent.

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: Two of the original ''Unite'' characters get wasted in ''Volcano Island'':
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[[AdvertisedExtra Despite being placed right in the middle of the cover]], being the main character of one of Nick's most beloved franchises, being franchises and present throughout all of the previous game, Timmy Turner is only playable in a single level of Volcano. Additionally, while the cover at least didn't deceive you into thinking he was a larger role, ''Volcano Island''. He would later return in ''Toybots'', only to be absent altogether from ''Globs of Doom.
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Jimmy Neutron Neutron, the original team leader in ''Unite'' is demoted to a non playable character there. non-playable VoiceWithAnInternetConnection, which fans found disappointing since it means he's the only one of the original four not to be playable. [[AuthorsSavingThrow In response to this]], Jimmy would at least be become fully playable again in the followed games, but Timmy is completely absent.both ''Toybots'' and ''Globs of Doom''.


* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: [[AdvertisedExtra Despite being placed right in the middle of the cover]], being the main character of one of Nick's most beloved franchises, being present throughout all of the previous game, Timmy Turner is only playable in a single level of Volcano. Additionally, while the cover at least didn't deceive you into thinking he was a larger role, Jimmy Neutron is a non playable character there.

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: [[AdvertisedExtra Despite being placed right in the middle of the cover]], being the main character of one of Nick's most beloved franchises, being present throughout all of the previous game, Timmy Turner is only playable in a single level of Volcano. Additionally, while the cover at least didn't deceive you into thinking he was a larger role, Jimmy Neutron is a non playable character there. Jimmy would at least be playable again in the followed games, but Timmy is completely absent.

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: [[AdvertisedExtra Despite being placed right in the middle of the cover]], being the main character of one of Nick's most beloved franchises, being present throughout all of the previous game, Timmy Turner is only playable in a single level of Volcano. Additionally, while the cover at least didn't deceive you into thinking he was a larger role, Jimmy Neutron is a non playable character there.


* HilariousInHindsight: A game where the primary enemies are cute, little animals that are actually killer robots? Seems like ''Toybots'' was the precursor to ''VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFreddys''. Especially since the main enemies are evil teddy bears.
* ItsShortSoItSucks: A common complaint about every game barring the first is that they can be beaten in a couple hours each. Conversely, the first game has the opposite complaint of dragging its levels on too long.

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* HilariousInHindsight: A game where the primary enemies are cute, little animals that are actually killer robots? Seems like ''Toybots'' was the precursor to ''VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFreddys''. Especially ''VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFreddys'', especially since the main enemies are evil teddy bears.
* ItsShortSoItSucks: A common complaint about every game barring the first is that they can be beaten in a couple hours each. Conversely, the first game has the opposite complaint of [[MarathonLevel dragging its levels on too long.long]].



* {{Narm}}: In ''Unite'', when the characters arrive at the Big Wand at the end of the Fairy World level to take down Crocker, Danny shouts, "Lets get up there, and stop him!" The way David Kaufman delivered that line made it seem like Danny had some sort of huge grudge against Crocker that no one was aware of.

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* {{Narm}}: In ''Unite'', when the characters arrive at the Big Wand at the end of the Fairy World level to take down Crocker, Danny shouts, "Lets "Let's get up there, there and stop him!" The way David Kaufman delivered that line made it seem like Danny had some sort of [[UnknownRival huge grudge against Crocker Crocker]] that no one was aware of.



*** The [[EasterEgg hidden messages on the back of the Mr. Huggles toybox]]: "I'LL HUG YOU AND KILL YOU. YOU'LL NEVER SLEEP AGAIN. I'LL KILL YOUR PARENTS."

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*** The [[EasterEgg hidden messages on the back of the Mr. Huggles toybox]]: toybox which can only be seen via hacking the camera]]: "I'LL HUG YOU AND KILL YOU. YOU'LL NEVER SLEEP AGAIN. I'LL KILL YOUR PARENTS."



* TheProblemWithLicensedGames: While the first three games in the series were largely surprisingly decent affairs and serious {{Cult Classic}}s, there's no such love for the final installment ''Globs of Doom'', which seemed to lack the actual effort that was put into the previous games in terms of the gameplay (generic, monotonous, and [[ItsEasySoItSucks too easy]]), graphics (the characters look OffModel at best and [[UncannyValley outright hideous]] at worst), and story (the Nicktoon characters besides [=SpongeBob=] are pretty much an afterthought [hence the ''[=SpongeBob=] [=SquarePants=] featuring...'' part in the beginning of the title] and the mainstay ''Fairly [=OddParents=]!'' characters like Timmy Turner are inexplicably missing). On top of that, the game was [[GameBreakingBug far more bug-ridden than any of the previous games]], including one severe save-corrupting bug. The developers dropped the ball so badly that [[FranchiseKiller it outright killed]] the ''Nicktoons Unite'' series and no Nickelodeon crossover games on dedicated video game consoles have been platforming adventures since.

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* TheProblemWithLicensedGames: While the first three games in the series were largely surprisingly decent affairs and serious {{Cult Classic}}s, there's no such love for the final installment ''Globs of Doom'', which seemed to lack the actual effort that was put into the previous games in terms of the gameplay (generic, monotonous, and [[ItsEasySoItSucks too easy]]), graphics (the characters look OffModel at best and [[UncannyValley outright hideous]] at worst), and story (the Nicktoon characters besides [=SpongeBob=] are pretty much an afterthought [hence the ''[=SpongeBob=] [=SquarePants=] featuring...'' part in the beginning of the title] and the mainstay ''Fairly [=OddParents=]!'' characters like Timmy Turner are inexplicably missing). On top of that, the game was [[GameBreakingBug far more bug-ridden than any of the previous games]], including one severe save-corrupting bug. The developers dropped the ball so badly that [[FranchiseKiller it outright killed]] the ''Nicktoons Unite'' series and no Nickelodeon crossover games on dedicated video game consoles have been platforming adventures since.[[note]] Additionally, it would take another three years for ''any'' Nicktoons crossover game to be made with ''VideoGame/NicktoonsMLB'' in 2011, and another seven years after that for the next one, ''VideoGame/NickelodeonKartRacers'', to be made in 2018.[[/note]]



* TheyChangedItNowItSucks: After ''Attack of the Toybots'' was praised for introducing a character select that allowed players to select their own teams, ''Globs of Doom'' was criticised for going back to pre-selected teams (as was the case in ''Volcano Island''). The fact this means Danny, Jimmy, Dib and Traloc get screwed over in terms of level count (each only gets two levels[[note]]one of which being a short boss fight in Traloc's case[[/note]] while everyone else gets three) while [=SpongeBob=] (who already has the [[SpotlightStealingSquad lion's share of screentime]] in ''Globs of Doom'') gets a whopping five levels certainly doesn't help.

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* TheyChangedItNowItSucks: After ''Attack of the Toybots'' was praised for introducing a character select that allowed players to select their own teams, ''Globs of Doom'' was criticised for going back to pre-selected teams (as was the case in ''Volcano Island''). The fact this means Danny, Jimmy, Dib and Traloc get screwed over in terms of level count (each only gets two levels[[note]]one of which being a short boss fight in Traloc's case[[/note]] while everyone else gets three) while [=SpongeBob=] (who already has the [[SpotlightStealingSquad lion's share of screentime]] in ''Globs of Doom'') Doom'' [[SpotlightStealingCrossover and the entire series for that matter]]) gets a whopping five levels certainly doesn't help.



** From the console versions of ''Attack of the Toybots'', [[WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife Rocko]] and [[WesternAnimation/RenAndStimpy Stimpy]]. Both are characters from the early 90's whose shows both ended over a decade before the game's release. Even more surprising since they're both from the most [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar radar-pushing]] cartoons of their time and would hardly be considered kid-friendly by the standards of the late 2000's. Special mention goes to Stimpy, given the [[TroubledProduction bad blood Nick has had with his cartoon]].

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** From the console versions of ''Attack of the Toybots'', [[WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife Rocko]] and [[WesternAnimation/RenAndStimpy Stimpy]]. Both are characters from the early 90's whose shows both ended over a decade before the game's release. Even more surprising since they're both from the most [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar radar-pushing]] cartoons of their time and would hardly be considered kid-friendly by the standards of the late 2000's. Special mention goes to Stimpy, given the [[TroubledProduction bad blood Nick rough history his series has had with his cartoon]].over the years]].


** In all versions of ''Globs of Doom'', [[WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom Technus]] and [[WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfJimmyNeutronBoyGenius Beautiful Gorgeous]] since the Syndicate of Evil already had members from their shows (namely Vlad Plasmius and Professor Calamitous respectively) but are passed in favor of them for no reason.

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** In all versions of ''Globs of Doom'', [[WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom Technus]] and [[WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfJimmyNeutronBoyGenius Beautiful Gorgeous]] since the Syndicate of Evil already had members from their shows (namely Vlad Plasmius and Professor Calamitous respectively) but are passed in favor of them for no reason.reason.
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** From the DS version of ''Attack of the Toybots'', though he appears as a Master Model in the console version, [[WesternAnimation/{{Catscratch}} Mr. Blik]] being a playable character is a shock, given his show got a mere one season of twenty episodes and remains one of the most obscure Nicktoons to this day. Yet he can fight right alongside Spongebob.

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** From the DS version of ''Attack of the Toybots'', though he appears as a Master Model in the console version, [[WesternAnimation/{{Catscratch}} Mr. Blik]] being a playable character is a shock, given his show got a mere one season of twenty episodes and remains one of the most obscure Nicktoons to this day. Yet he can fight right alongside Spongebob.[=SpongeBob=].


** From the DS version of ''Attack of the Toybots'', though he appears as a Master Model in the console version, [[WesternAnimation/Catscratch Mr. Blik]] being a playable character is a shock, given his show got a mere one season of twenty episodes and remains one of the most obscure Nicktoons to this day. Yet he can fight right alongside Spongebob.

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** From the DS version of ''Attack of the Toybots'', though he appears as a Master Model in the console version, [[WesternAnimation/Catscratch [[WesternAnimation/{{Catscratch}} Mr. Blik]] being a playable character is a shock, given his show got a mere one season of twenty episodes and remains one of the most obscure Nicktoons to this day. Yet he can fight right alongside Spongebob.


** From the DS version of ''Attack of the Toybots'', though he appears as a Master Model in the console version, [[Westernanimation/Catscratch Mr. Blik]] being a playable character is a shock, given his show got a mere one season of twenty episodes and remains one of the most obscure Nicktoons to this day. Yet he can fight right alongside Spongebob.

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** From the DS version of ''Attack of the Toybots'', though he appears as a Master Model in the console version, [[Westernanimation/Catscratch [[WesternAnimation/Catscratch Mr. Blik]] being a playable character is a shock, given his show got a mere one season of twenty episodes and remains one of the most obscure Nicktoons to this day. Yet he can fight right alongside Spongebob.


** Jimmy in ''Globs of Doom''. You'd think that out of all of the Nicktoons converted to 3D, Jimmy, already being a 3D Nicktoon, would look the least uncanny, but his [[http://www.behindthevoiceactors.com/_img/chars/jimmy-neutron-nicktoons-globs-of-doom-9.46.jpg appearance]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sP7U0lPKr7Q here]] makes him look like a walking corpse with no emotion whatsoever. Beautiful Gorgeous, [[WesternAnimation/TakAndThePowerOfJuju Tak and Traloc]] all looked fine, so why couldn't they get Jimmy right? This is especially egregious considering [[https://www.models-resource.com/wii/nicktoonsattackofthetoybots/model/6113 his model in the first three games]] was decent-looking.

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** Jimmy in ''Globs of Doom''. You'd think that out of all of the Nicktoons converted to 3D, Jimmy, already being a 3D Nicktoon, would look the least uncanny, but his [[http://www.behindthevoiceactors.com/_img/chars/jimmy-neutron-nicktoons-globs-of-doom-9.46.jpg appearance]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sP7U0lPKr7Q here]] makes him look like a walking corpse with no emotion whatsoever. Beautiful Gorgeous, [[WesternAnimation/TakAndThePowerOfJuju Tak and Traloc]] all looked fine, so why couldn't they get Jimmy right? This is especially egregious considering [[https://www.models-resource.com/wii/nicktoonsattackofthetoybots/model/6113 his model in the first three games]] was decent-looking.decent-looking.
* UnexpectedCharacter:
** From the console versions of ''Attack of the Toybots'', [[WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife Rocko]] and [[WesternAnimation/RenAndStimpy Stimpy]]. Both are characters from the early 90's whose shows both ended over a decade before the game's release. Even more surprising since they're both from the most [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar radar-pushing]] cartoons of their time and would hardly be considered kid-friendly by the standards of the late 2000's. Special mention goes to Stimpy, given the [[TroubledProduction bad blood Nick has had with his cartoon]].
**From the DS version of ''Attack of the Toybots'', though he appears as a Master Model in the console version, [[Westernanimation/Catscratch Mr. Blik]] being a playable character is a shock, given his show got a mere one season of twenty episodes and remains one of the most obscure Nicktoons to this day. Yet he can fight right alongside Spongebob.
**In all versions of ''Globs of Doom'', [[WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom Technus]] and [[WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfJimmyNeutronBoyGenius Beautiful Gorgeous]] since the Syndicate of Evil already had members from their shows (namely Vlad Plasmius and Professor Calamitous respectively) but are passed in favor of them for no reason.

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