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7.1 out of 10

The Spiderwick Chronicles

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Reviews and Problems with The Spiderwick Chronicles

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Overall 7
7.0
Gameplay 8
7.5
Graphics 8
7.5
Sound 8
7.5
Control 7
6.5
Addiction 6
5.5

The Spiderwick Chronicles

Nintendo World Report
23 April 2008
  • Summary: Swing the Remote to dispatch hoards of creepy goblins, but don't expect much more.
  • Pros: Approachable and entertaining for younger players, Dispatching goblins with a swing of the Wii Remote is great fun, Goblin design is truly creepy
  • Cons: Camera needs constant repositioning, Coloring mini-game is strange, Mission-oriented character selection limits player interactivity, Poor cinema sequences, Slow aiming during battle
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

Kidzworld
13 March 2008
  • Excerpt: Join the Grace kids in the action and adventure of the new Spiderwick Chronicles movie with the official video game! We review it.
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Movie tie-in game with more violence than magic.

Common Sense Media
10 March 2008
  • Summary: Parents need to know that violence is a part of this game's play. You must bash goblins with bats, stab them with swords, or squirt them with burning juice until they bleed green blood and fade away. Even more intense are the "boss battles" with Redcap, the leader of the goblins, and Malgarath, the scary-looking ogre. When playing with the Wii, you make the bashing motion while holding the Wii remote so you feel like you are whacking them to death.
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Wii Review - 'The Spiderwick Chronicles'

WorthPlaying
10 March 2008
  • Summary: Plunge deep into a fantasy world full of mystical creatures when you join the Grace children on their quest to discover the secrets of The Spiderwick Chronicles. Based on Paramount Pictures’ movie adaptation of the book series, the video game lets players take on the roles of Jared, Simon and Mallory Grace as they enter the hidden world of the unseen.
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Overall 6
6.0

Test Les chroniques de Spiderwick

Generation NT
9 March 2008
  • Pros: Cinématiques tirées du film et intégrées à la partie, Variété des genres, Niveau de difficulté réglable, Ambiance
  • Cons: Contrôle de caméra, Un mode multijoueurs inintéressant, Durée de vie
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Overall 8
7.6
Value for money 7
7.0
Gameplay 8
7.8
Graphics 7
6.7

The Spiderwick Chronicles (Wii)

hardware heaven
20 February 2008
  • Conclusion: A game for the younger audience out there, quite charming and will appeal to kids with an open mind for innocent fantasy adventuring.
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The Spiderwick Chronicles

Game Revolution
15 February 2008
  • Excerpt: Mediocrity must be lurking nearby. My spideywick sense is tingling. In The Spiderwick Chronicles , expect to catch lots of fairies and wallop goblins endlessly. If the idea of hunting “fairies” rings of homophobia, so too might the idea of hitting little pink creatures with a baseball bat. If this sounds at all appealing to you, perhaps its time for some cultural sensitivity training from Cho Aniki .
  • Pros: Collect fairies, Frustrating platforming, Occasionally unclear fetch quests, Out-of-place film clips
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Overall 6
6.0

The Spiderwick Chronicles

InsideGamer
15 March 2008
  • Conclusion: The Spiderwick Chronicles is een titel met een sterk gepresenteerd verhaal, grappige rijmpjes, aardige graphics en een hoop leuke ideeën. Helaas blijken deze ideeën niet altijd even goed te zijn uitgewerkt, waardoor herhaling op de loer ligt. Met de ietwat simpele insteek is deze titel prima geschikt voor kinderen in het begin van hun tienerjaren, maar zullen gamers niet veel uitdaging en plezier uit deze titel kunnen halen.
  • Pros: Leuke ideeën…, Sterke presentatie verhaal, Magische wereld, Geweldige rijmpjes Timbletack
  • Cons: die repetitief uitvallen, Weinig uitdaging, Vreemde cameravoering, Dubieuze besturing
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Overall 5
5.0

Expert Review

PixiTroc
13 March 2008
  • Excerpt: Leur monde est plus proche que vous ne le croyez ! Lorsqu'ils emménagent dans la maison de leur grand tante, Jared, Simon et Mallory sont loin de s'imaginer l'aventure dans laquelle ils vont être entraînée et le secret qu'ils vont découvrir sur les mystérieuses créatures magiques qui...
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