Warner Bros. to Publish 5TH Cell’s Scribblenauts

SN_DS_Screen21_Wave1.jpg Scribblenauts, the latest brainchild of developer 5TH Cell, has landed a publisher. The innovative DS game from the team behind Drawn to Life and Lock’s Quest has been nabbed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and is expected to ship this fall.

Scribblenauts is a side-scrolling puzzle game of sorts in which you will use the touch screen to help a young lad named Maxwell collect starite throughout more than 200 levels. But there’s a twist, and that is in order to solve the game’s puzzles you have to write down a word for an object that will help you complete the goal at hand and then that object will appear in the game. Supposedly you will be able to write down anything that comes to mind and combine different objects to complete objectives in many different ways. So I guess it’s like a sandbox puzzle/platformer. I’m sure there will be some limitations on what you can do, but if 5TH Cell comes anywhere close to pulling off what this game is promising it should be pretty damn brilliant.

“Scribblenauts is a fresh and inventive game offering players of all ages a chance to experiment and use their imagination in a really fun handheld gaming experience,” said Samantha Ryan, Senior Vice President, Production and Development, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “5TH Cell has a tradition of developing high-quality, innovative games such as Drawn to Life and Lock’s Quest, and we’re very pleased to work with them on Scribblenauts.”

“We’re excited to be working with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment to bring Scribblenauts to a wide range of gamers, so they can play something they’ve never experienced anywhere else,” said Jeremiah Slaczka, Creative Director and Co-Owner of 5TH Cell. “Scribblenauts is our biggest DS title to date and the culmination of our design knowledge and past experience creating original games.”

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