New Shrek the Third Details

Activision today released a major press release detailing their upcoming title, Shrek the Third.

In Shrek the Third, players will embark on a journey to save Far Far Away from Prince Charming. Playable characters will include Shrek, Fiona, Donkey, Puss-in-Boots and more. The options to interact with multiple characters from the film will aid in new moves, abilities and combat skills. There will be a grand total of 20 levels ranging from Academy Grounds, Evil Queen’s Castle, a Pirate ship and much more.

Special abilities range from Shrek’s “Ogre Power” to Sleeping Beauty’s sleep “Swoon” attack. Each level will require players to solve mind-numbing puzzles and survive platforming challenges. In addition, six minigames including Castle Attack, Shrekleboard, Frog Herder, Shooting Gallery, Catacombs Leap and Ships Ahoy will be available for an added multiplayer experience.

Activision will be releasing Shrek The Third on the Wii, Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, PSP, and the PC this May. The major animated film will be released to theatres nationwide on May 18.

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