What’s this, now?
Nintendo fans will no doubt be familiar with the Scribbblenauts series, a popular platformer-puzzler heavily based around the imagination of the player. The series made it name on the DS back in the day and has since fallen on harder times, with the new Scribbblenauts Showdown not doing much to rekindle interest. Still, it seems...
Drawing a crowd
Remember we reported on the news that Scribblenauts Showdown had been listed for release on Switch? That has now been confirmed via Twitter, with the game hitting Switch, PS4 and Xbox One on March 6th. While previous entires in the series were focused around puzzle-solving, the new title appears to have a more social focus. Up...
There's gonna be a showdown
We've got more evidence that the latest instalment of the Scribblenauts series, titled Scribblenauts Showdown, appears to be heading to the Nintendo Switch. The game has been listed for a March 9th release on games import site Play Asia, adding weight to the leak from a Taiwanese ratings board last year. The...
Scribblenauts is a franchise that has been popular on Nintendo systems since the days of the Nintendo DS, though it hasn’t gotten a new entry in a number of years after failing to meet sales expectations. After the development studio, 5th Cell, had significant layoffs and Warner Brothers cancelled it’s then-upcoming Scribblenauts game,...
UPDATE: Layoffs rather than closure, says CEO
UPDATE: 5th Cell CEO Jeremiah Slaczka has spoken to Polygon about the news, and has confirmed that the studio remains open but layoffs have taken place: WB cancelled today so we had to lay off the staff. It happened so quick we're not sure what the plans are going forward yet. Here's the full...
There’s an oddly profound moment at the beginning of Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure in which Batman tells Maxwell, the series protagonist, that “no one respects a hero who takes the easy way out.” That one line, though innocuous as it may be, actually sets the tone for the rest of the game. It’s a reminder...
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When your fame comes from getting plastered in every corner of the Internet possible, a nod in a videogame may seem a positive thing. The originators of Nyan Cat and Keyboard Cat (known in everyday life as Fatso) do not appear to agree, having hit developer 5th Cell and publisher Warner Bros. with lawsuits arguing...
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