Follow us on:

Forget the Scribblenauts you knew. Usually, when people say things like that, it's because the new thing is so different, that trying to compare it to the old thing is just going to leave you confused. That's not the case with Super Scribblenauts, which is tonally, graphically and sonically almost identical to its predecessor. No, I mention it only because...

Read our Review

Scribblenauts' Maxwell now available for pre-order in toy form

The adorable Scribblenaut himself, Maxwell, is heading to toy stores this June. First, he's an action figure, complete with a pencil and notebook used to create anything you can dream of. Then while you're dreaming, you can hug a little plush Maxwell, available for $10 plus shipping....

Continue Reading

5th Cell reveals sales for Scribblenauts, Drawn to Life

5th Cell's focus on original IP has worked out quite well for the independent developer, selling millions of copies of its innovative titles. During a DICE 2011 presentation on the studio's development strategy, general manager and COO Joseph Tringali shared that it has sold 3.5 million units in...

Continue Reading

Best of the Rest: JC's picks of 2010

Dragon Quest IX DQIX is secretly two games: when you're playing through the main quest, it's a traditional JRPG with a light but interesting story populated by unexpectedly engaging characters and perfectly brisk pacing; then as you approach the end, it becomes a dungeon crawler driven by a dungeon...

Continue Reading

Go deep into Super Scribblenauts with 5th Cell's Jeremiah Slaczka

Looking for deep level Super Scribblenauts gameplay ideas but tired of all those crazy walkthroughs? 5th Cell creative lead Jeremiah Slaczka's got you covered, recently starring in a video on just that subject. Grab your thesaurus, your DS, and a notepad -- things are about to get crazy....

Continue Reading

Super Scribblenauts review: Everyday I write the book

Forget the Scribblenauts you knew. Usually, when people say things like that, it's because the new thing is so different, that trying to compare it to the old thing is just going to leave you confused. That's not the case with Super Scribblenauts, which is tonally, graphically and sonically...

Continue Reading

Super Scribblenauts-branded eggs coming soon to the UK

Thanks to Super Scribblenauts, we've learned all about this delightful little caste of words known as "adjectives," which can be used to describe things. With this knowledge, we now have the ability to talk about Warner Bros. bizarre, inscrutable, unprecedented and delicious new promotion for the...

Continue Reading

Super Scribblenauts trailer pits 5TH Cell against Cowthulu

In this Super Scribblenauts trailer, 5TH Cell creative director Jeremiah Slaczka makes a personal, Scribblenaut-ized appearance to outline the new adjective feature. And then proceeds to upstage himself by making a "cuddlesome cowlike Cthulu." And a "brave milkmaid." To milk it. So ... yeah....

Continue Reading

Grab Super Scribblenauts early at LA launch party

After holding the first Scribblenauts launch event in New York, Warner Bros. Interactive has decided to modify the party for Super Scribblenauts with a couple of adjectives, like "sunny" and "smoggy." The launch party for the DS puzzle-adventure sequel will be held at the GameStop on Sunset and Vine...

Continue Reading

Super Scribblenauts preview: Maxwell's house

From what we've seen, it seems safe to say that if you liked Scribblenauts, you'll love the sequel. It's got a refined and updated version of the original's wordplay, along with plenty of fun extras like a level editor with deep scripting capability, and a "merit" achievements system that keeps the...

Continue Reading

Super Scribblenauts features a reprogrammed Maxwell

Upon playing Super Scribblenauts, it becomes readily apparent why you'd want to use the D-pad to manipulate the game's hero, Maxwell. So why wasn't that an option in the first game? Joystiq asked 5TH Cell Creative Director Jeremiah Slaczka, and were told that the original touch-screen input didn't...

Continue Reading


Featured Stories

Image

Op-ed: NHL 15 and the Case of the Missing Modes

Posted on Aug 21st 2014 4:00PM

Image

CounterSpy review: That slinking feeling

Posted on Aug 21st 2014 2:30PM

Image

Joystiq goes back to school

Posted on Aug 20th 2014 1:30PM

Engadget

Engadget

TUAW

TUAW

Massively

Massively

WoW

WoW