Review: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game – Complete Edition – Still The Bob-omb 10 Years On | Nintendo Life

Time to break out the “L-word”.

Digital games can be a wonderful thing. They don’t run the risk of getting lost like physical game cards. You can fit an awful lot of them on one MicroSD card these days. They grant indie developers an easier option for distribution. Yet games like Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game also highlight the biggest drawback of digital releases: only four years after the game’s initial release in 2010, it was delisted from all storefronts due to licensing issues. Just like that, a well-received and unique brawler was wiped from existence, and only those who bought it in its availability window could still play it.

In the years since, there’s been a consistent online push from fans who wished to see the game re-released for modern platforms, and after a whole lot of back and forth, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game – Complete Edition finally came into being (and this time with a physical edition, too!) A decade on from its release, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game proves to still be a top-tier brawler that feels like a great fit for the Switch hardware.

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