Shrek 2

Critic Score User Score
Macintosh
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5.0
Windows
53
3.4
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Description

The PC game based on the movie Shrek 2 is a 3D platform game with some fighting sequences.

The plot follows that of the movie: newlywed ogre couple Shrek and Princess Fiona travel to Far Far Away to meet Fiona's parents, who don't approve of the marriage. The King then plots with the Fairy Godmother against Shrek, sending an assassin his way.

Playing as Shrek himself, his pal the talking donkey or the cat assassin Puss in Boots, one has to navigate through large levels with occasional platform sequences, beating up enemies and collecting coins. The coins can be traded for potions at drive-through shops scattered around the levels. Nine potions are available, from healing and invisibility potions to ones that freeze enemies or turn them into frogs.

Other extras to be found are four-leaf clovers, which increase maximum health, and wanted posters featuring common fairy tale characters. When three posters have been picked up, a bonus level opens up for more coin collecting.

Screenshots

Shrek 2 Windows Cherry-bomb throwing trees.
Shrek 2 Windows Intro - the beginning of the Shrek story
Shrek 2 Windows Snapdragons!
Shrek 2 Windows "Green is good, red is bad": these giant mushrooms change color sporadically; Shrek can only jump on them when they are green.

Alternate Titles

  • "Шрек 2" -- Russian spelling
  • "שרק 2" -- Hebrew spelling

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Critic Reviews

Games4Mac Macintosh 2004 91 out of 100 91
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Sep, 2004 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Gry OnLine Windows Jul 21, 2004 60 out of 100 60
Mac Addict Macintosh Sep, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jul, 2004 55 out of 100 55
Gry o2 Windows Jul 19, 2004 5.5 out of 10 55
Inside Mac Games (IMG) Macintosh Nov 11, 2004 5.5 out of 10 55
NowGamer Macintosh Aug 15, 2004 4 out of 10 40
IGN Windows Jun 07, 2004 3.9 out of 10 39
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows Jun 27, 2004 24 out of 100 24

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