Videogame on Paramount- Nickelodeon’s film


MUMBAI: Vivendi Games’ division Sierra Entertainment is developing a videogame on the upcoming 2008 theatrical release The Spiderwick Chronicles, which is being produced by Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Films.


The game, which will recreate the fantastical world of the Spiderwick film and best-selling book series, is in development at Stormfront Studios and will be available for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system, Wii home video game system, PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, Nintendo DS, and PC in February 2008.


“Sierra Entertainment is excited to announce that one of the most anticipated family entertainment films of 2008 will be coming to the world of video games as well. The Spiderwick Chronicles video game 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,” said Sierra Entertainment  senior vice president, global marketing Al Simone.

The Spiderwick Chronicles video game will feature multiple playable characters, each with unique abilities. The Spiderwick Chronicles is a best-selling book series by Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi in which twin brothers Jared and Simon, along with their sister Mallory Grace, embark on a perilous journey filled with adventure and danger.