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3.24 stars 3.24/5 Stars Average score of 17 user reviews spread across 4 releases and 0 DLC

Absolute imagination corrupts absolutely 0

  Nauts-based video games have made something of an impact on our gaming culture. Tim Shafer’s Psychonauts is a universally praised platformer and work of genius the likes of which will always feel like a perennially-underrated underdog, regardless of how much adoration it may receive. Hideo Kojima released a game called Policenauts about…well I don’t know what exactly Policenauts is, but the Metal Gear Solid games keep referencing it in brief appearances so it has to have some kind of underappr...

4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

Cute puzzler that when it works is quite addictive. Stress WHEN. 0

 Here’s a little Nintendo DS number that was quite the industry darling, some heavy flaws are keeping it from keeping that status though. I wanna give it a 10 for it’s concept, but I gotta go with a 7 for the final execution. The Good – Cute puzzler on the DS, when it works is quite addictive. Here’s the selling point, type in a word, as long as it’s not a copyright, vulgar or whatever, and bam, it shows up on the screen. Type in ‘low rider’, poof, there it is…..’minotaur’, there’s a monster….’g...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Wings + Lasso = Win 0

 Scribblenauts was a game that I had high hopes for because of the completely crazy, innovative way you interact with the game.  The slogan "Write Anything. Solve Everything."  seems to hold true for the most part.  There are a ton of items in this game, and you access them just by writing their name.  You use those items to solve stacks and stacks of puzzles across the game's many levels, and you'll be doing everything from saving cats from roofs to battling through underground caverns to savin...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Proof that execution makes/breaks a game - no matter the concept 0

Ah, Scribblenauts.   I wanted to like you so much.   So much.  Scribblenauts enjoyed a few months of being an internet sensation ever since its huge breakthrough at E3. Media and fans alike were transfixed by the seemingly infinite amount of items and interactions at their disposal. The hype was huge. I'm sure you see where this story is going.   As a game, S cribblenauts is bad. No way around it. Controls are loose and hard to use as everything is done with the stylus. Well over half o f the ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Can you say disappointed? 0

  Like many others, I bought into the hype about this game. When I heard about a game where you have an entire dictionary of objects at your fingertips to use at your whim, I was instantly intrigued. It seems like such an interesting idea but the game ultimately fails in its execution. The first hour of the game is really an interesting experience that quickly dissolves into frustration. Objects you think would help you solve many of the puzzles, are unable to perform their real life counterpart...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

To scribble or to scribblenaut? That is the question. 0

From the "Best Original Game" award at E3 to the incredibly positive fan reception afterward, the general hype surrounding 5th Cell's Scribblenauts continued to build and build right up until its release. I, too, was pumped about the game and was even a bit worried about attempting to objectively write a review without letting my constantly growing Scribblenauts erection barge in a make a nonsensical mess of things. I mean, come on, a game in which you can type and interact with basically anythi...

16 out of 17 found this review helpful.

Write Anything, Solve Everything 0

Scribblenauts is a great, innovative title that will offer tons of fun gameplay, if the controls don't get in your way. There aren't many games with an idea such as this. It's so simple, yet so much fun, and the only limits are those of your imagination. Write Anything, Solve Everything. That pretty much sums it all up. Scribblenauts is just a sandbox in it's roots, yet it plays as a lot more than that. That mixed with the great and creative levels, and not to mention great gameplay makes this t...

2 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Can such an innovative idea deliver on the gameplay aspect? 0

 When I first put it in, I was very impressed with how the graphics, and sound came together. It has a very sleek look to its visual style. Scribblenauts starts out with a nice little tutorial to get you started before you start wrecking havock using your broad vocabulary skills .  After I got done admiring the graphics and finishing the tutorial I let loose my creative side and started to write all sorts of crazy things. If it wasn't for the gameplay though I would of loved it a whole lot more....

2 out of 7 found this review helpful.

Proof of concept 0

Not much more you can add really, Brad hits the nail on the head really.  You can see number 2 and beyond expanding on this big time as well as a wii version (wii plus, write in the air to write text on screen) From this you can see a lot of the limitations can be solved. Extend the wordbase of course but for each object create multiple states of use and then intelligently know what the situation is to use the correct state. So when you want to put out a fire the objects that could know you want...

1 out of 8 found this review helpful.

I Don't Want To Be God 0

This is your challenge: You just saw a man get struck by lightning while on his way from stealing a priceless treasure. Naturally, he dies. Your task is to contain the corpse and bury him six feet underground, using whatever tools you choose at your disposal. Naturally, you will choose to nuke the entire area, but first spawning yourself a teleporter so that you may travel to the moon with your ill-gotten loot. Okay, so I guess you could spawn him a coffin, put the body in it, and use a shovel t...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

A real shame. 0

From the "Best Original Game" award at E3 to the incredibly positive fan reception afterward, the general hype surrounding 5th Cell's Scribblenauts continued to build and build right up until its release. I, too, was pumped about the game and was even a bit worried about attempting to objectively write a review without letting my constantly growing Scribblenauts erection barge in a make a nonsensical mess of things. I mean, come on, a game in which you can type and interact with basically anyt...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Armored Pegassi Bazzookas 0

Well I decided to give this game a shot, having no idea what it’s about or what it does except that it has a splendiferous name and it’s getting praise from the paid-under-the-table reviewers on the interweb. I started the game up and went through the tutorial, this is what it’s all about: You are a Scribblenaut, and can summon just about anything you can think of to accomplish puzzles. Here’s an example: You are tasked with getting a star down from the top of a tree. Some of things I did was: t...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

The better the more imaginative you can be 0

When i first heard about the game i went through a few phases;  sceptical - need - love - eager - purchased - Game opened, inserted into DS and switched on - joy - disappointment.  A simple and regardless to the experience of the player easy to start to the game you can either click the note pad (at the title / menu screen), type a Noun and then amuse yourself for as long as your imagination will allow. Or start the missions / puzzles and be eased into thinking outside the box to solve a series ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

A little imagination actually goes a long way 0

I almost didn’t get this one this game after being deterred by a number of game reviews.  Good thing I am not very good at paying attention to instructions, because otherwise I would have missed on a unique experience that continues to surprise and delight me.I’ve carried around the DS in my pocket for the past week, showing it to anyone I think might appreciate it.  I try to explain it to them: “You solve puzzles by writing anything, and it appears.”This description doesn’t work very often, so ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Pencils Down 0

  Title: Scribblenauts Release: September 15, 2009 Genre: puzzle Developer: 5 Cell Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Platform: DS Rating: E (Everyone) Crushed under the weight of the triple “A” efforts and the blockbuster franchises was nestled a pebble of a game at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo. Scribblenauts became the little game with the grand vision; a puzzle game that allowed players to summon objects into the game world simply by scribblin...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Scribblenauts Review 0

 Scribblenauts is the highly talked about DS game from 5th Cell in which you will be conquering levels using your brain and basically any noun (not registered) in the English language. There are 2 different styles of play, Adventure and Puzzle, and you'll find that each stage will have a different difficulty to it. As you move through the game you will pick up in game currency that you can use to unlock more levels, collect avatars, and collect songs. You'll find that the game contains over 200 ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Scribblesnauts more like Scribble-NOT!!!! 0

 A long time ago some one could look at a game, and not know what to expect, long ago the thought of being a solder in World War Two was new, and fresh, where space pirates and Super soldiers were more a reach then an actuality. Today however it is the exact opposite. First person shooters set in WWII crowd bargain bins, and one can’t go to  Game Stop without seeing ads for  a new game where one takes control of space marine X and saves the galaxy from alien Y. There is nothing wrong with these ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

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