DS / Action / Release: Sep 15, 2009 / ESRB: E10+


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Scribblenauts dev, publisher face suit over use of Nyan Cat, Keyboard Cat

Scribblenauts dev, publisher face suit over use of Nyan Cat, Keyboard Cat

The creators of Nyan Cat and Keyboard Cat have not taken kindly to the inclusion of their popular memes in the Scribblenauts games. The two are suing developer 5th Cell and publisher Warner Bros for copyright and trademark infringement.

Read more: A few issues with the case »

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Scribblenauts Remix now available on iOS

Scribblenauts Remix now available on iOS

If you missed 5th Cell's excellent Scribblenauts series on the DS, don't fret! The iOS-exclusive "Scribblenauts Remix" is now available for your iPod Touch, iPhone, and iPad. The "Remix" includes 40 of the most popular levels from the DS game and sequel, plus an additional 10 levels exclusive to the iOS re-release.

For the uninitiated, Scribblenauts is a unique puzzle game that lets you write almost any word to come up with inventive solutions. For example, you can write "angry robot" or "giant baby" to solve the game's many challenges.

Read more: iCloud and Game Center support »

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Scribblenauts wins Tokyo Game Show 2011 award

Scribblenauts wins Tokyo Game Show 2011 award

Scribblenauts charmed us when it debuted at E3 in 2009, and now that it's been translated to Japanese, it's become a critical darling there as well. Tokyo Game Show organizer CESA announced that the game won the "Designers Award," which is chosen by a panel of game designers.

This marks the second year of the award, and both have gone to non-Japanese games. The first went to last year's Heavy Rain.

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Game Developers Choice Award Winners Named; Uncharted 2 Wins Big

In a double-whammy of awarding goodness, the winners of the tenth annual Game Developers Choice Awards were revealed yesterday evening at Game Developers Conference 2010 following the twelfth annual Independent Games Festival Awards.

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves and 'Best Debut Game' recipient Torchlight

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"Cannot believe torchlight is getting so much hype. Its just a single-player diablo. I own it, ..."
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Scribblenauts Sequel Officially Announced

An as-yet-untitled sequel to 5TH Cell's quirky Nintendo DS puzzler Scribblenauts is to be released in fall 2010, publisher Warner Bros Interactive confirmed this morning.

As with the original, the sequel is coming to Nintendo DS and is being developed by 5TH Cell. But whereas the original had players typing in nouns to summon objects, the sequel allows them to modify summoned objects through the use of ...adjectives. Read more »

"Not present in this press release but confirmed by Nintendo Power is that they fixed the control ..."
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Interactive Achievement Award Winners Announced; Uncharted 2 Snags Ten

The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences (AIAS) announced the winners for the 13th annual Interactive Achievement Awards yesterday. Developer Naughty Dog's cinematic action-adventure, Uncharted 2, was the undisputed star of the show, running away with ten different awards.

The Jay Mohr-hosted event, held at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas during the DICE Summit, highlighted the most impressive achievements in game development in 2009, as decided by industry peers. Read more »

"That list is bollocks. What I want to know is how Fifa 2010 won and its not even out yet? I ..."
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Scribblenauts Trailer: Proper Pterodactyl Use

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The impending September 15--that's tomorrow-- release of Scribblenauts has caused publisher Warner Bros to release one last trailer for 5TH CELL's wordy DS puzzler.

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"I see a lot of ppl that want to buy that game but that commercial didnt convince me : what is it ..."
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Scribblenauts Trailer Will Blow You Away

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If you like snappy press quotes, you'll love this new Scribblenauts trailer. You might also enjoy it if you like Scribblenauts, as it shows more of the "emergent puzzle action" in 5th Cell's unrelenting tour de force--including solving a giant enemy crab with a minigun.

Scribblenauts is headed for a September 15 release on Nintendo DS, with a snazzy red rooster hat of your very own up for grabs if you pre-order. Read more »

"just to make sure thats from the psychaunauts guys? (something like that I still need to try ..."
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Scribblenauts Pre-Order Bonus a Feather in Your Cap

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Pre-ordering 5th Cell's charming DS puzzler Scribblenauts from GameStop in the US or EB Games in Canada will net you a rather fetching red rooster bonnet style after hero Maxwell's own in-game poultry headwear, publisher Warner Bros. has announced.

Don the striking thinking cap to solve puzzles using over 1000 items--including babies, keyboard cat, dinosaurs, God, and salad--when Scribblenauts arrives September 15.

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"What about us oft-forgotten Brits Alice? Are we to be denied entry to this rooster hat wearing ..."
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Scribblenauts Trailer: Here's How You Play

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This trailer does its best to explain the unique concept of Scribblenauts, in which players type words to summon objects that will help them solve puzzles or overcome obstacles. It also makes you think really hard about the benefits of glasses over a sniper rifle.

Packing robot dinosaurs, nukes and everything in between (so long as it's not a copyrighted phrase), 5TH Cell's action-puzzler hits Nintendo DS on September 15. Read more »

"Outside of the fact you can write anything. Are the puzzles even fun to solve ? Seems more ..."
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Scribblenauts Brings Robot Dinosaurs, Nukes, Krakens and More to Nintendo DS on Sept. 15

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5TH Cell's extremely experimental "emergent puzzle action" game Scribblenauts will arrive in Nintendo DS form on September 15, publisher Warner Bros. has revealed.

The game sees players typing in words to summon objects that will help them overcome puzzles and obstacles, such as "steak" or "baby" to attract a lion. It gets far crazier than that, of course, and while the game doesn't include copyrighted terms, it packs a hefty wallop of random objects and memes, like "long cat" and "keyboard cat." Read more »

"Yup looks craaaazy. Will have to obfuscate the DS from the wife for this one."
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