Gaming reviews: Scribblenauts Unlimited; Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse; Tomb Raider
PC, Wii U, 3DS (£39.99)
After a long delay, Scribblenauts Unlimited has finally come to the UK. The aim is to help protagonist Maxwell create various objects to complete challenges – and while there is an impressive array on offer, it's definitely not unlimited, and your imagination can't run too wild. A good addition to the creative format (particularly for getting kids to think up solutions), but it lacks a strong competitive element.
Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse
Windows/Mac OS (£18.99)
After six years in the wilderness, a successful Kickstarter campaign returns Broken Sword to its two-dimensional roots for a fifth game in the series. Based upon the classic point-and-click system, the game is instantly accessible, dropping players straight into a succession of inventory-based conundrums. With several characters familiar from past games, gorgeous hand-drawn backgrounds and some head-scratching puzzles, Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse is a solidly built adventure.
iOS (£0.69 )
In bringing the debut 1996 Tomb Raider to iOS, Square Enix takes gamers on a faithful, nostalgic journey from Atlantis to Rome over 17 huge chapters. Despite the cumbersome touchscreen controls, which often send Lara hurtling in unpredictable directions, every fuzzy polygon, cinematic cutscene and chamber has been kept intact. While that means it looks dated, there is a feeling of renewed appreciation as you blast away at wolves, raptors and the terrifying T. Rex. It's still very much a classic.
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