Reviews and Problems with Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion
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Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL
9 December 2011
Excerpt: We were really hoping we could start this review with the following sentence: “If you’re looking for a mediocre Super Smash Bros. clone with your favorite Cartoon Network characters, look no further than Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL!
Pros: A varied roster, Assist Characters, Narration by Space Ghost
Cons: Poor controls, Unentertaining story mode, Your favorite character likely isn’t in it
3DS Review - 'Cartoon Network Punch Time Explosion'
17 July 2011
Summary: Cartoon Network Punch Time Explosion is a crossover fighting game with 18 playable characters from 11 different Cartoon Network shows where you can battle in 21 different arenas, as well as fight through an original story-driven adventure.
Conclusion: So now you might be wondering why I didn’t mention toons like SpongeBob or Invader ZIM. Well that’s on another network, I just stayed with the CN stuff. But don’t worry, next month, 2K Play is releasing a baseball game starring Nicktoons characters.
Conclusion: This game was, at the very least, ambitious. They brought Cartoon Network favorites, old and new, and pitted them against each other in an all-out battle. The lacking 3D effects and platformer story mode made this title a little awkward, and instead of being the next big rival to Smash Brothers and...
Excerpt: Nintendo 3DS owners sick of punching and kicking their way through core fighters such as Street Fighter 3DS and Dead of Alive: Dimensions , and craving a more casual beat-’em up, may want to put up their dukes up for Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion .
Excerpt: series, and no, it’s not nearly as polished as Nintendo’s mascot mash-up, but it still packs plenty of personality and fast, accessible action. Sporting a robust story mode, local competitive play, and more Cartoon Network fan service than you can shake an Omnitrix at,
Excerpt: The Cartoon Network franchise certainly isn't shy about borrowing game mechanics from other titles. Kart racing, for example, and the brilliantly conceived, but disappointingly executed, Phoenix Wright...
Pros: + Large cast of characters, + Substantial story mode
Cons: All fighters feel similar, Inconsistent controls, Fighting feels generic at times
Conclusion: Concept: Copy and paste the Smash Bros. schema, but swap out Nintendo characters with Cartoon Network favorites
Graphics: You’ll stop caring about the three-dimensional visuals after the first few moments.