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A goggle-eyed chameleon is hidden within each stage: find it and you’ll unlock one of over two dozen challenges. Some are rudimentary ‘beat the boss without getting hit’ tasks, but others are more inventive. The very first gives you a minute to finish a stage by bouncing on trampolines to the finish. Later, you’ll be asked to negotiate a claustrophobic underwater gauntlet without touching the electrical hazards around the edges. Another sees you leaping between floating leaves to climb a tree, grabbing rings to beat a target score. Success earns you gold and silver robots to add to your crew, which you can find alongside a crane-grabber machine inside your ship. These gachapon contain parts of a series of themed 360-degree dioramas for Astro to romp around: essentially the most expensive, elaborate hamster runs you’ve ever seen.