Fans of creative puzzle games have a reason to celebrate today, as Warner Brothers have announced the triumphant return of the Scribblenauts franchise. Launching on March 6th for the Switch, PS4, and Xbox One Scribblenauts Showdown will once again give players a chance to solve puzzles using the game's vast lexicon. There does, however, seem to be a much larger focus on competitive mini-games and co-op play this time around.
From the press release: "In the game’s Showdown mode, up to four players face off and imagine their way to victory through card-based strategy and creative skill. 'Wordy' mini-games require unleashing the best object or character from the vast Scribblenauts dictionary of over thirty-five thousand words to outsmart an opponent. Action-oriented 'Speedy' mini-games reward the player who completes a given challenge first. A board game style map displays players’ progress. With multiple ways to make up ground, every player has a chance to win, which keeps the excitement going until the end!
In Versus mode, two players can go head-to-head in more than 25 mini-games that vary in every session. The mini-games can also be enjoyed by a single player. Versus mode allows continuous play of games by shuffling players into
Sandbox mode, the Scribblenauts series’ cherished creative playground, allows one or two players to solve objectives
Adding to the family fun, players can either
Scribblenauts Showdown launches on March 6th for Switch, PS4