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Shrek the Third

MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
59
...
PlayStation 2
55
3.2
Xbox 360
55
2.7
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Description

The Frog King has died and Shrek has inherited the throne. Since Shrek's not a big fan of this idea, he and his friends journey to the Worcestershire academy to recruit Fiona's cousin, Artie, for the job. Unfortunately, while he's away the dastardly Prince Charming has big plans to take over the kingdom.

SHReK the THiRD is an action-platformer with a heavy emphasis on brawling and humor. With plenty of Prince Charming's goons in his path (including black knights, evil gnomes, a crooning Captain Hook, and giant walking trees), Shrek will have to use all of his abilities to defeat them, find his way home, and pick up some souvenir mugs along the way.

Each level features several quests, lots of collectibles, and funny situations. While most of the levels feature Shrek himself, there are six playable characters in total (Donkey, Puss in Boots, Fiona, Artie, and Sleeping Beauty feature as well), over 20 levels, three big boss battles, and several multiplayer minigames.

Screenshots

Shrek the Third Wii Artie sneaks up on an ice dragon.
Shrek the Third PSP Cat and Shrek dialog in dock
Shrek the Third PSP Scene select screen
Shrek the Third PSP Shrek pushes a cage.

Alternate Titles

  • "Шрэк Третий" -- Russian spelling
  • "שרק השלישי" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "Shrek Trzeci" -- Polish title
  • "Shrek Tercero" -- Spanish title
  • "Shrek Terceiro" -- Brazilian title
  • "Shrek le Troisième" -- French title
  • "Shrek der Dritte" -- German title
  • "Shrek de Derde" -- Dutch title

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The Press Says

PC Powerplay Windows Jun 27, 2007 67 out of 100 67
IGN Wii May 21, 2007 6 out of 10 60
GameZone PSP Jun 14, 2007 6 out of 10 60
ActionTrip Windows May 31, 2007 60 out of 100 60
Nintendo Front Wii Jun 25, 2007 57 out of 100 57
GameStar (Germany) Windows Jun 27, 2007 55 out of 100 55
PSX Extreme PlayStation 2 May 29, 2007 5.2 out of 10 52
GameSpot Wii May 18, 2007 5.2 out of 10 52
Digital Chumps Windows Mar 20, 2008 5 out of 10 50
4Players.de Windows Jun 24, 2007 39 out of 100 39

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Trivia

In the pirate ship level, the hidden stowaway passenger is actually one of the penguins from DreamWorks' Madagascar movie.

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Contributed to by thalcos (1467), Sciere (264651) and Freeman (17226)