Shrek 2 Media and Fact Sheet [02/23/04]

Fans of the original animated feature who are waiting for the upcoming sequel also have a new game to look forward to. In development for all three consoles, the PC and GBA, this squad-based action title looks to be a vast improvement over the first Shrek game. Check out these screens from the PS2 version and the Fact Sheet courtesy of Step-3.

FACT SHEET

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:
Shrek 2™ takes players on a twisted fairy tale adventure with Shrek® and his buddies. Gamers revisit key locations from the movie sequel while discovering all-new locations and characters. Shrek2™ combines squad-based action with traditional action-adventure elements. Players can control their team of four and play as Shrek® or any of his 10 friends, switching between each to best utilize the character's unique abilities to solve puzzles, fight monsters and complete wild and dangerous adventures.

KEY FEATURES:

  • Play as Shrek® and 10 of his friends - Players can even take the role of new characters not seen in the "Shrek 2" movie.
  • Visit locations from the movie and beyond - Includes all-new action like "Walking the Path" and the "Dwarven Mines."
  • Switch between four characters - Players can use each character's unique skills to help them accomplish a mission such as Shrek's ogre strength to lift heavy objects, Donkey's burro kick to open doors and locked gates, or Princess Fiona's™ ability to slow time to beat up the bad guys more effectively.
  • Embark on a multiplayer adventure - Four-player mode allows up to three people to join in without stopping gameplay.
  • Experience "Hero Time" - Special mini quests highlight certain characters alone, giving them their own time to shine.
  • Laugh while you play - Fans can enjoy hilarious dialogue and funny gags through 12 hours of adventurous gameplay.

Publisher: Activision, Inc.
Developer: Luxoflux (PlayStation 2, Xbox and GameCube), Vicarious Visions (Gameboy Advance), Amaze/KnowWonder (PC)
Release Date: May 2004
Platform: PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system/ Xbox® video game system from Microsoft/ Nintendo GameCube™/Game Boy® Advance/PC
Suggested Retail Price: $49.99 (PS2, Xbox and NGC) $29.99 (PC and GBA)
ESRB rating: "E" ("Everyone" - comic mischief, violence - content suitable for persons ages 6 and older)

- - Kinderfeld

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