E3 10: Hands-on with Super Scribblenauts

All this week I am going to be giving ridiculously quick hands-on impressions of all the games I see on the E3 show floor. Since I think everything is a little amazing, they will be rated, from least to most favorite: 1 (A Little Amazing!), 2 (Kind of Amazing!), 3 (Pretty Amazing!), 4 (AMAZING!), and 5 (The Most Amazing Thing I Have Ever Seen!).

EVERYTHING THAT WAS BROKEN IN THE ORIGINAL SCRIBBLENAUTS HAS BEEN FIXED IN SUPER SCRIBBLENAUTS!

You now have the option to control with the D-pad.

The camera doesn’t go crazy anymore.

Thousands of words (mostly adjectives) were added.

I typed in “ANGRY BLUE WINGED PREGNANT DRAGON” and that is what I got. How did I know it was pregnant and angry? It gave birth to a baby dragon right there on-screen and then tried to attack me. Um, yeah. I’m not kidding. That really happened.

For that alone — and the required and very welcome fixes — this game easily gets a …

Rating: 4 out of 5 (AMAZING!)

Chad Concelmo