Beowulf: The Game is a hack and slash game for PC and consoles, based on Robert Zemeckis' version of the poem Beowulf. The game was announced by Ubisoft on 22 May 2007 during its Ubidays event in Paris. It was released on November 13, 2007 in the United States. The characters are voiced by the original actors who starred in the film. The story begins with Beowulf, racing on a beach with a fellow Thane. On the beach they slay crabs and then Beowulf races with the Thane in the sea, he is attacked by a sea serpent. He fights the serpent on a small rock structure but is defeated and hit into the water, Grendal's mother appears and says he is her new hero and grants him canal power. Beowulf defeats the sea serpent with his newfound power and returns to the beach where he was racing with a fellow Thane. Afterward, he goes to help King Hrothgar to stop Grendal and gains Heroic powers on the journey. Afterwards, you play through 30 years of Beowulf's life as King which was not seen in the movie. Beowulf gets to journey from Herot to Iceland defeating demons and large creatures from a giant Hell Hound to trolls.
Operating system: Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.6 GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800 +
Memory: 1 GB
Video: 256 MB DirectX 9.0c and Shader Model 3
Sound Card: Sound device compatible with DirectX ® 9.0
Available hard drive space: 8 GB