Sierra Ent. announced development of THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES, a videogame based on the upcoming 2008 theatrical release of the same name by Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Films. The game, which will recreate the fantastical world of the film and bestselling book series, is in development at Stormfront Studios and will be available for Xbox 360, Wii, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS and PC in February 2008.
"Sierra Ent. is excited to announce that one of the most anticipated family entertainment films of 2008 will be coming to the world of videogames as well," said Al Simone, SVP, global marketing for Sierra Ent. "THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES videogame will authentically recreate the world of Jared, Simon and Mallory Grace, putting gamers in their shoes as they discover a hidden world of fantastical creatures -- sprites, ogres, goblins, brownies and more. Fans of the SPIDERWICK books now not only have the movie to look forward to, but will be able to live in their favorite fantasy world in this adventure filled game."
The videogame will feature multiple playable characters, each with unique abilities. The book series was created by Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi.
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