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Scott Pilgrim + 'River City Ransom-esque' = SOLD

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Here's the thing, I've never read the Scott Pilgrim comic (not sold on the Americanime art style), and I'm not entirely sure the movie is going to be that good. I like the Scott Pilgrim concept (Nerd loves girl, nerd fights girl's ex-boyfriends using videogame-logic), but I'm not totally convinced it will work in a movie.

The one place I am sure it will work is in a videogame, especially since it's a game by Paul Robertson.

Game Informer just got some hands-on experience with this timed PSN exclusive, and they sound pretty excited. I'm excited too, now that I've read the word(s) "River City Ransom-esque" in the their description of the game. Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World is a side scrolling beat 'em up, featuring at least 4 different playable characters, ninja magic, shops for shopping, and a boss (and bass) fight against an enraged bass-playing vegan ex-boyfriend. This is what videogames do best, folks.

The only way it could get better is if Travis Touchdown makes a cameo.

Scott Pilgrim Game First Hands-On - [Game Informer]

 

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