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  • Summary: Save Far Far Away in this twisted fairy tale adventure. When the King falls ill, it's up to Shrek to find the true heir and save Far Far Away. Journey with Shrek, Donkey, and Puss-in-Boots on this all new twisted fairy tale adventure. Along the way, meet new friends, conquer bold enemies,Save Far Far Away in this twisted fairy tale adventure. When the King falls ill, it's up to Shrek to find the true heir and save Far Far Away. Journey with Shrek, Donkey, and Puss-in-Boots on this all new twisted fairy tale adventure. Along the way, meet new friends, conquer bold enemies, and visit never before seen lands from the movie and beyond. [Activision] Expand
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  1. Positive: 3 out of 37
  2. Negative: 7 out of 37
  1. The power of the 360 brings the world of Shrek right into my living room with lush graphics, rich sound, and challenging, entertaining gameplay that makes this title a perfect complement to what will easily be the blockbuster box-office event of the year.
  2. Based on my time with the game I would venture to say that younger audiences and fans of the Shrek movies will enjoy playing as the green Ogre and all his friends more so then your average mature gamer.
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    Shrek the Third isn’t an altogether bad game, but is certainly a sloppy one.
  4. The gameplay is old, tired, redundant, buggy, unimaginative, and frankly, boring. Not even new Achievement points were able to will me through to the end.
  5. If you love Shrek, and you need your Ogre fix, pick this up as a rental, otherwise I'd skip Shrek the Third the game, and head to the theater instead.
  6. The core of the game is the undoubtedly the combat, and while there are a few wrinkles thrown in here and there, it’s still a perfect example of button-mashing gone wrong.
  7. Shrek the turd, more like. [Sept 2007, p.106]

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  1. Mar 2, 2012
    9
    Shrek the Third for the Xbox 360 is a blast compared to a lot of movie games. Great graphics, great sound, character variety, and great levelShrek the Third for the Xbox 360 is a blast compared to a lot of movie games. Great graphics, great sound, character variety, and great level design. Surprisingly it can get pretty addicting due to such a large amount of content. Expand
  2. JobA.
    Oct 14, 2009
    8
    This is such a great game!The reviews for this game are so wrong.I'm 36 years old and my wife and I are having a blast playing through This is such a great game!The reviews for this game are so wrong.I'm 36 years old and my wife and I are having a blast playing through this game.I give it a 8.5 Expand