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The Spiderwick Chronicles

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PlayStation 2
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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

Game Vortex Wii Mar 02, 2008 85 out of 100 85
Cheat Code Central PlayStation 2 Feb 21, 2008 3.8 out of 5 76
IGN Wii Feb 13, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75
Gamernode Xbox 360 Feb 12, 2008 7 out of 10 70
USA Today Windows Feb 28, 2008 6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars 60
Game Chronicles Windows Mar 21, 2008 5.7 out of 10 57
Game Chronicles Xbox 360 Mar 05, 2008 5.5 out of 10 55 Wii Apr 11, 2008 11 out of 20 55
Game Revolution PlayStation 2 Feb 15, 2008 C- 42
Planet Xbox 360 Xbox 360 May 19, 2008 4.2 out of 10 42


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