Vivendi rolls Spiderwick Chronicles for mobile


MUMBAI: Vivendi Games Mobile, a division of Vivendi Games, has launched The Spiderwick Chronicles for mobile phones, based on the upcoming theatrical release of the same name by Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies. The Spiderwick Chronicles is now available on carriers throughout North America and will be available in Europe in March.


The Spiderwick Chronicles game for mobile recreates the fantastical world of the Spiderwick film and popular book series, giving players a chance to experience adventure and exploration in the Spiderwick universe. Like the movie, the mobile game follows the adventures of Jared, Simon, Mallory and the mysterious book that offers these siblings entrance into the unseen universe of faeries, goblins, pixies, elves, ogres and other extraordinary creatures who have lived among people for centuries but are invisible to the human eye.


“We’re excited to bring The Spiderwick Chronicles to mobile phones timed with the movie release and we are sure that fans of the movie and books will be even more thrilled to get their hands on this much anticipated title,” said Vivendi Games Mobile president Paul Maglione. “Those who enjoyed the books and anyone looking for an exciting journey will love to explore what’s waiting for them in the enchanted world of the Spiderwick universe.”


“The Spiderwick Chronicles is a film that beautifully captures fantasy and intrigue and leaves audiences wanting more,” said Paramount Pictures Digital Entertainment senior vice president of interactive and mobile Sandi Isaacs. “We are excited to be able to provide an opportunity for audiences to relive the experience through their mobile phones.”


With unique gameplay features, players can control up to five different characters, each with special abilities, and use them to solve challenging puzzles and riddles. The Spiderwick Chronicles is also available on major consoles from Sierra Entertainment.