Shrek 2

Critic Score User Score
Macintosh
...
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 Collect all the Wanted posters for access to bonus levels.
Shrek 2 Windows Intro - the beginning of the Shrek story
Shrek 2 Windows Donkey has his own bandit encounter.
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
Imperium Gier Windows Aug 06, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Sep, 2004 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PC Action Windows Jul 07, 2004 68 out of 100 68
GameStar (Germany) Windows Jun, 2004 63 out of 100 63
PC Zone Benelux Windows Jul, 2004 58 out of 100 58
PC Games (Germany) Windows Jul 12, 2004 57 out of 100 57
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jul, 2004 55 out of 100 55
Inside Mac Games (IMG) Macintosh Nov 11, 2004 5.5 out of 10 55
IGN Windows Jun 07, 2004 3.9 out of 10 39

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