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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
  • "Spiderwick: Le Cronache" -- Italian title
  • "Ogre" -- working title
  • "Les Chroniques De Spiderwick" -- French title
  • "Las Crónicas de Spiderwick" -- Spanish title
  • "Kroniki Spiderwick" -- Polish title
  • "Kronika rodu Spiderwicků" -- Czech title
  • "Die Geheimnisse der Spiderwicks" -- German title
  • "De Spiderwick Kronieken" -- Dutch title
  • "A Spiderwick Krónikák" -- Hungarian title
  • "As Crônicas de Spiderwick" -- Brazilian title

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Critic Reviews

IGN Feb 20, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75
Cheat Code Central Feb 25, 2008 3.6 out of 5 72
Daily PC Game Reviews Mar 28, 2011 7 out of 10 70
Game Over Online Feb 25, 2008 70 out of 100 70
Absolute Games ( Jun 05, 2008 65 out of 100 65
USA Today Feb 28, 2008 6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars 60
Game Chronicles Mar 21, 2008 5.7 out of 10 57
GameZone Feb 20, 2008 5.5 out of 10 55 Apr 11, 2008 11 out of 20 55
Game Revolution Feb 15, 2008 C- 42


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Big John WV (27218) added The Spiderwick Chronicles (Windows) on Oct 06, 2008
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