Conclusion: Playable licensed games seem to be rare these days, and even when you have a good game based on existing material, it usually doesn’t stay relevant for long. What sets Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World apart is that it forgets it is based on a movie/comic and, much like this year’s 3D Dot Game Heroes, plays like a love letter to all your favorite games from the past. At ten dollars, this game is a steal, and is well worth the price of entry.
Excerpt: This game comes from a strong pedigree. The original Prince of Persia game was trailblazing in terms of being the first game to use any form of motion capture, and Sands of Time had a rewind button way before Braid. The backbone of the game, the Anvil engine, was first created for Assassin’s Creed and also powered the 2008 Prince of Persia re-think.
Excerpt: Between the retro-styled visuals, chiptune soundtrack and classic brawler gameplay, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game could be accused of attempting to manufacture nostalgia. If that's the case, it does a great job. Don't expect rendered versions of Michael Cera or Mary Elizabeth Winstead (sorry, FenixDown). Visuals are directly inspired by Bryan Lee O'Malley's graphic novels, but with a retro 16-bit style.
Excerpt: Quite the throwback to those days of 16-bit heaven, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World is a hard-punching, old-school, side-view fighter, reminding me of the days or playing Double Dragon on the ole C64. Released for the Playstation Network and Xbox 360, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World was developed by a team at Ubisoft Montreal. The game is molded around the events in the movie / graphic novel.
Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World: The Game Review (PS3, PSN)
Yet Another Review Site
20 August 2010
Excerpt: You think you’ve got baggage… Be it from the kneecap of the ultimate ‘Street Fighter’ or screamed from the mouths of the worlds’ most loveable loser, there’s something undeniably satisfying about hearing the letters ‘K!’ and ‘O!’ declared in quick succession. It’s clear in Edgar Wright’s new visionary spectacular Scott Pilgrim Vs.
Pros: Brillaint yet simple graphics, Addictive gameplay which improves with more players, Great humour that borrows heavily from the graphic novels rather than the film
Cons: Bizarre difficulty which rests upon grinding, Lacks online Co-op
Summary: Wel heel leuk hoor, die reclames van de Landmacht, met hun ‘geschikt/ongeschikt’ gedoe. Maar wie SOCOM speelt, weet van zichzelf al prima of hij geschikt is of niet voor het echte werk. Ik heb al meerdere keren Amerika en diens bondgenoten gered van terroristische dreiging als echte Navy Seal, terwijl ik ondertussen mijn mannen flink afblaf door de headset.