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Summary: SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle For Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated sticks a little too closely to the original game, although the updated visuals are an absolutely delight to look at.
Bright and colourful remastered visuals bring Spongebob to life on modern screens.
Frustrating Game Design
Outdated game design can make Battle For Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated frustrating to play.
The overly simplistic gameplay can become a bit tenuous after a few hours.
Developer: Purple Lamp Studios
Publisher: THQ Nordic
Genres: Adventure, Platformer
With a remake, all of this, along with the often questionable level design, could have been corrected. But with SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom Rehydrated aiming to be as faithful to the original as possible, these issues only serve as a reminder of how much better the industry has become at making 3D platformers.
Cult Hit Spongebob Game Coming to Mobile This Month
Following a revival on consoles and PC via its "Rehydrated" version, Spongebob Squarepants: Battle for Bikini Bottom is coming to Android and iOS stores later this month.
SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated - Pre-Hydrated Trailer
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