The Spiderwick Chronicles is a video game adaptation of the film of the same name. It was released in February 2008 for Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, Wii, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 2.


When Jared, Simon, and Mallory Grace move into the Spiderwick estate, they discover the late owner's field guide to faeries. They soon discover a hidden world all around them, populated with creatures such as brownies, goblins, and sprites. However, Jared and his family are in grave danger, because Mulgarath, an ogre, wants to steal the book for himself.


The principle playable characters are Jared, Simon, and Mallory, and Thimbletack can be used to explore small areas. Each character has a unique weapon with which to fight against evil creatures. The Grace children can capture Sprites to give them special power-ups.

In the Wii version, either the classic controller or the Wii Remote and Wii Nunchuk can be used.


Platform Aggregator Score Reviews References
Xbox 360 Game Rankings 67.9 18 [1]
Xbox 360 Metacritic 63 5 [2]
Wii Game Rankings 65.1 14 [3]
Wii Metacritic 59 -- [4]
PlayStation 2 Game Rankings 67.5 6 [5]
PlayStation 2 Metacritic 65 -- [6]
Microsoft Windows Game Rankings 65.3 8 [7]
Microsoft Windows Metacritic 61 -- [8]
Nintendo DS Game Rankings 63 6 [9]
Nintendo DS Metacritic 59 -- [10]