Depriving future youngsters of years’ value of nightmares about dead-eyed animatronics making an attempt to play the blues, Pitchfork reviews that Chuck E. Cheese is phasing out its robotic bands in plenty of choose places, with an eye fixed towards ending this system solely in favor of stay performers. “It’s the largest factor we’ve carried out for the feel and appear of Chuck E. Cheese for 20 years,” the corporate’s CEO informed reporters this week. “The children stopped wanting on the animatronics years and years in the past, and they’d await the stay Chuck E. to come back out.”
And, reasonably than take the pure plan of action—i.e., repair the rattling youngsters, in no matter approach it takes to refill them with marvel on the sight of a bunch of spastically jerking robotic musicians, toiling away for his or her amusement—the corporate has determined to do away with the ‘bots, in favor of some poor schlubs in mascot costumes. The one comfort to this information is that the robots must go someplace, which is able to presumably be a giant boon to neighborhood weirdos doing their bizarre duties in neighborhoods throughout America.
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