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The Spiderwick Chronicles

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Windows
60
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Xbox 360
61
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Wii
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Description

The Spiderwick Chronicles is based off of the film by the same name. In this version, the player takes control of the Grace siblings, Jared, Simon, and Mallory, each with their own strengths abilities as well as Thimbletack the Brownie who's small size can explore small passages on the Spiderwick mansion.

The gameplay consists of exploring the estate with their characters in a series of quests looking for ordinary items such as hose nozzles, solving puzzles, fighting mythical creatures such as trolls and goblins with novel weapons distinctive to each character such as slingshots, baseball bats, and squirt guns filled with vinegar. The player can also acquire special abilities and replenish health by capturing fairies using a fairy net that are scattered throughout the stages.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Спайдервик. Хроники" -- Russian spelling
  • "Les Chroniques De Spiderwick" -- French title
  • "Kronika rodu Spiderwicků" -- Czech title
  • "Die Geheimnisse der Spiderwicks" -- German title
  • "A Spiderwick Krónikák" -- Hungarian title
  • "As Crônicas de Spiderwick" -- Brazilian title

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The Press Says

Christ Centered Game Reviews Wii May 10, 2008 87.5 out of 100 88
Christ Centered Game Reviews PlayStation 2 May 10, 2008 87.5 out of 100 88
Game Vortex Wii Mar 02, 2008 85 out of 100 85
XboxAddict Xbox 360 Feb 28, 2008 78 out of 100 78
Video Game Generation Wii Apr 28, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Gamesmania Windows Mar 25, 2008 70 out of 100 70
Game Over Online Windows Feb 25, 2008 70 out of 100 70
Gamestyle Xbox 360 Apr 01, 2008 5 out of 10 50
GameZone Wii Feb 14, 2008 5 out of 10 50
Gaming Nexus Xbox 360 Mar 17, 2008 D 25

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