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The Spiderwick Chronicles :: Video Game Preview

When fairies and monsters fill their world, the Grace kids need your help to survive in the new Spiderwick Chronicles game! Check out these previews.
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The Spiderwick Chronicles is a new game based on the upcoming movie (which is based on the best-selling books). It's the story of the Grace kids, Mallory, Jared and Simon, as they find Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide and wind up discovering a world of [kwlink]fairies[/kwlink] and magic all around them. Unfortunately the awesome turns awful when they also find [kwlink]monsters[/kwlink] and soon a great big evil is on the loose! They need your help to save the day in this new game for DS, PC, PS2, Xbox 360 and Wii. Here's the scoop on the game, plus preview pictures and fairy puzzles for you to solve.

Behind the Scenes Videos

Here’s a look behind the scenes of The Spiderwick Chronicles video game. Click the video you want and enjoy!
  • The Spiderwick Chronicles Behind the Scenes Video (large) - .mov file (58MB)
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  • The Spiderwick Chronicles Behind the Scenes Video (small) - .mov file (17MB)
  • A Fine Riddle

    The [kwlink]Spiderwick Chronicles[/kwlink] video game is on the way and it's bringing a pack of monsters and mayhem with it. Get the facts straight from Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide by reading this riddle and figuring out which [kwlink]monster[/kwlink] it's talking about. If you guess right, not only will you be better prepared to defend yourself, you'll get an exclusive preview of the upcoming game.

    Puzzle #1

    These magical beasts are thought to be the offspring of the King of the Air and the King of all Beasts. Their bones are often mistaken for [kwlink]dinosaur bones[/kwlink] and their eggs are said to be made of agate. With [kwlink]dragons[/kwlink] and [kwlink]horses[/kwlink] on their list of favorite foods, what are these creatures? Pick your answer from the list below and click the "That's it!" button to see if you're right.
    Which creature is it?... That's it!

    Discovering the Action and Adventure!

    The game lets you control all three Grace kids through battles against [kwlink]monsters[/kwlink], challenging levels and brain-numbing puzzles. Multiplayer games challenge you to bash baddies or capture sprites and you can even play as Thimbletack the brownie as he sneaks around inside the Grace house! With goblins and monsters on the loose it's up to you to save the day.

    Game Preview Pictures

    Here's a look at the heroes, heroines and [kwlink]villains[/kwlink] in the game. Click 'em for a closer look.

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