Review: Scribblenauts Showdown (PlayStation 4)
It’s Scribblenauts, party-style! Use your imagination and go head-to-head in the ultimate multiplayer showdown! Enjoy a party-style Scribblenauts experience, conjuring from over 35,000 objects from the vast Scribblenauts dictionary to outsmart your opponent in over 25 mini-games!
- Classic hand drawn cartoon graphics.
- 2.41GB Download size.
- Three modes- Vs, Showdown and sandbox.
- Four players multiplayer.
- Has AI support so you can do 1 Vs AI for example.
- Three game lengths- Short, Medium and long.
- Uses DS4 speaker.
- Starites- Earn in games to unlock outfits, Hats, levels etc.
- Showdown- Card based board game full of mini-games. Each card represents a mini-game or an action like go forward 3 spaces or push your opponent back. First, one to the end wins.
- Unlock new characters as you play.
- Text entry is the flower petal technique and works very well. Select a petal with a stick then press a face button to select the letter.
- Platinum trophy.
- Fast loading times.
- Tutorial at the start of every mini-game which can be skipped.
- Sandbox- Build what you want, Handful of themed locations with optional quests to do within the level to unlock rewards.
- Simple controls.
- Drop in/out local co-op.
- Easy trophy list.
- Excellent title for families or younger gamers.
- Create your own Scribblenaut by unlocking hundreds of the costume pieces and vehicles.
- Fun to play.
- Never sure if it has saved.
- Skanky cheap AI at times.
- Not that much fun in single player.
- Word typing has a slight learning curve, especially when adding speed to the equation.
- No online multiplayer.
- Slow board game mode that just drags.
- More a time waster or palate cleanser than a game.
- Very limited compared to other games in the series.