Maxwell Joins the Justice League in Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure


Fading novelty and a lawsuit over feline Internet memes can’t hold Maxwell the Scribblenaut down. Sure, he may not have much lead left in his pencil at this point, but Maxwell’s not giving up without a fight thanks to the support of some DC Comics Super Friends.

5TH Cell’s doodlrific puzzle-platformer series returns to 3DS, Wii U and PC this fall (barring any potential legal impediments) in Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure, fusing the Scribblenauts brand of emergent puzzle-solving gameplay with the super heroes and villains of the DC Universe.

Equipped with his magical notebook and iconic rooster hat, Maxwell will fight alongside Justice League heroes like Batman, Superman and Green Lantern in a comical battle against villains like Joker and Lex Luthor. Familiar DC settings such as Gotham City and Metropolis will serve as the battlegrounds for this epic crossover clash.

Fresh content for this superhero-powered installment will include dynamic missions called Heroic Feats which continuously generate new puzzle challenges throughout the game. Like last year’s Unlimited, the PC and Wii U versions will also feature an editor tool of sorts, this time a Super Hero Creator that will allow scribblers to create the super hero or villain of their dreams and then share them online with others.

“Scribblenauts Unmasked includes action-packed missions with fan favorite DC Comics Super Heroes adding to the players’ puzzle solving experience as the beloved Maxwell ,” said Samantha Ryan, Senior Vice President, Production and Development, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “Challenges in the game encourage broader player choices all set in well-known locations of the DC Comics universe, interacting in new and inventive ways with a wide range of popular DC Comics characters.”

“Fans of both DC Comics and Scribblenauts can really let their imaginations run wild with the Super Hero Creator in Scribblenauts Unmasked,” said Jeremiah Slaczka, C.E.O. and Creative Director of 5TH Cell. “Players will be challenged to craft new and never-before-seen characters such as Wonder Joker or Bane Lantern and use them to solve puzzles or share them with friends.”

Whatcha think? Is DC Comics fan service enough to reinvigorate your interest in Scribblenauts?

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