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Darkened Skye

MobyRank MobyScore
GameCube
65
3.6
Windows
65
3.7
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Description

The Skittles brand candies "Taste the Rainbow" ad campaign is the inspiration behind this action adventure game in which the tasty, brightly-colored orbs are transformed into magical spheres with tremendous powers.

You play Skye of Lynlora, a "sexy Warrior-Hero-Adventurer-Goddess with a smart mouth" whose mundane life as a Dwentil shepherdess is changed forever when she comes upon one of the magical Skittles while following a stray dwentil. It is up to Skye to reassemble the Great Rainbow which has been squelched by the evil Lord Necroth. Armed with her sense of humor and trusty staff, harness the power of the Skittles to defeat Necroth’s minions, solve ancient mysteries and ultimately save the world.

As the witty, and often sarcastic, Skye, you’ll be running, jumping and battling your way across graphically beautiful, medieval lands depicted in 3-dimensional detail. The story and plot unfold gradually as you meet numerous, unique non-player characters and solve many puzzles along the way.

Screenshots

Darkened Skye GameCube Skye keeps some notes to help you out
Darkened Skye GameCube Skye in the opening sequence
Darkened Skye Windows Ever heard of a Forest Dragon?
Darkened Skye Windows Dorian pops in and out during the game. Is he a love interest for Skye?

Alternate Titles

  • "Skittles game" -- Informal title

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User Reviews

Arcade action built around a fantasy adventure story Windows Jeanne (75621)

The Press Says

ComputerGames.ro Windows Aug 23, 2003 79 out of 100 79
Worth Playing GameCube Dec 19, 2002 7.8 out of 10 78
PGNx Media GameCube Jan 20, 2003 7.4 out of 10 74
IGN Windows Feb 24, 2002 7 out of 10 70
GamersHell.com Windows Aug 04, 2003 6.7 out of 10 67
GamersMark GameCube Feb 05, 2003 6.5 out of 10 65
GameZone GameCube Nov 17, 2002 6.5 out of 10 65
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Mar 01, 2002 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Jun, 2002 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Thunderbolt Games Windows Sep 06, 2003 4 out of 10 40

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Trivia

Cover

The artwork was done by popular comic book artist Joe Madureira.

Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • April 2003 (Issue #225) – Best Use of a License of the Year

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