Sierra Entertainment today shipped The Spiderwick Chronicles for the Xbox 360, Wii, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS and Windows PC. The game is based on the upcoming 2008 theatrical release of the same name by Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Films.
In The Spiderwick Chronicles game, players embark on the adventures of Jared, Simon, Mallory as they learn more about the mysterious book that offers them entrance into the unseen universe of faeries, goblins, pixies, elves, ogres and other extraordinary and enchanted creatures who are invisible to the human eye.
In the game, players take the role of all three Grace siblings, each with unique abilities, as well as Thimbletack the Brownie, whose small size allows players to discover the inner passages of the enchanted Spiderwick home. Featuring several areas from the film, gamers must explore the Spiderwick world and solve quests by engaging in kid-friendly combat, while capturing and cataloging all the creatures they find along the way.
Vivendi Games Mobile is also making The Spiderwick Chronicles available for mobile phones throughout Europe and North America.