Scribblenauts

Game review by Jinny Gudmundsen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Unique puzzles wow with ability to write objects into game.

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 34 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 2+

Haha, I love it!!

It's sooooo fun! I would laugh my head off as I dressed myself as a mom, and had a girl follow me, and a police officer would start raging! I love giving spoilt brats what they deserve, marrying 2 people, and much more!

This title has:

Easy to play/use
age 18+

Parents Beware, the higher levels are not so "sweet"

Well, as I found out today, in the name of "educational gaming" your child can learn how to bury a corpse and kill animals. I think there are better motivators to learn how to keyboard and spell. This is ultimately another attempt to desensitize kids to violence with cute cartoons. How is this entertainment or appropriate for 10 years olds? Maybe if the family business is grave digger.

This title has:

Too much violence

Game Details

  • Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: Warner Bros. Games
  • Release date: September 15, 2009
  • Genre: Puzzle
  • ESRB rating: E10+ for Cartoon Violenc, Comic Mischief
  • Last updated: August 31, 2016

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