Party Spin-off Scribblenauts Showdown Springs Forth Today

Posted by | March 06, 2018 | News, PlayStation 4, Switch, Video, Xbox One | No Comments

Up to four players will be able to test their dictionary skills in the multiplayer party-focused spin-off Scribblenauts Showdown today on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Switch. Watch the new launch trailer above.

“It is exciting to bring the fan favorite, creative Scribblenauts franchise to this generation of consoles in a whole new, party game with Scribblenauts Showdown,” said Steven Chiang, Executive VP, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “Family and friends can compete using their imaginations to solve puzzles and game challenges while going head-to-head.”

Scribblenauts Showdown is basically the Mario Party of puzzle-word series Scribblenauts. Up to four players compete on a board game-style map playing over 25 mini-games. Word games require creative use of items and characters. Speed games are a race to solve humorous puzzles.

A Versus mode is available for one or two players. Versus mode features challenge mini-games, such as fighting with conjured weapons or tug-of-war brawls.

You can also play a Sandbox mode, letting players create from the database of over 35 thousand words and earn achievements and Starities. Sandbox mode can be played solo or with a friend.

Scribblenauts Showdown is available now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Switch. It’s rated E for Everyone with Cartoon Violence and Crude Humor.

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