Parents' Guide to

Shrek the Third (Nintendo DS Version)

By Jinny Gudmundsen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Cooperative puzzling makes this tie-in the best.

Game Nintendo DS 2007
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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This is a better game for kids than the console version because it has less violence, and more emphasis on logical thinking. You have to figure out how to activate platforms and traverse them, as well as decide whose special powers can get you through a given area.

Another great feature in this game is that it's the first game to offer cooperative play using the DS wireless capability. Up to three players can play together, each controlling a different character as they play through the game. While the humor isn't as good as the movie, the gameplay is challenging and fun./

Game Details

  • Platform: Nintendo DS
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Activision
  • Release date: May 5, 2007
  • Genre: Action/Adventure
  • ESRB rating: E for cartoon violence and comic mischief
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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