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Scribblenauts Unmasked - A DC Comics Adventure

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.

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age 6+

Based on 1 parent review

age 6+


Scribblenauts is a great game series. This title only has a little bit of cartoon violence and is great for imagination.

This title has:

Great messages
Easy to play/use

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1 ):
Kids say (5 ):

Yes, this game is excellent for kids (young and old), as it encourages them to use their imaginations to solve puzzles and type in the names of objects, which magically appear in the game. There's more than one way to solve a puzzle, so kids can chat about what worked for them. In the Wii U version, a second player can use a Wii Remote to take control over characters. This game contains randomly created puzzles called Heroic Feats, which adds to the game's replayability. Also, as if access to more than 2,000 DC Comics characters and items wasn't exciting enough, the ability to create characters or modify existing superheroes and villains means additional fun. There's about 10 hours of play here.

Overall, though, when compared to previous Scribblenauts games, this title is arguably the weakest one. Why? Scribblenauts Unmasked is a great idea -- fusing imaginative gameplay with 80 years' worth of comic-book lore -- it doesn't really do much to push the series forward. The puzzles and scenarios don't seem as creative as the game and apps that came before. Scribblenauts Unmasked is an excellent idea, but the execution is less stellar. Still, it's worth exploring, especially for DC Comics fans, because it lets players use their imaginations to take control of the action.

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