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Darkened Skye

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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 medieval lands depicted in three-dimensional detail. The story and plot unfold gradually as you meet numerous non-player characters and solve many puzzles along the way.


Darkened Skye GameCube Skye keeps some notes to help you out
Darkened Skye GameCube One of the many creatures you'll encounter
Darkened Skye Windows Dorian pops in and out during the game. Is he a love interest for Skye?
Darkened Skye Windows A close-up of Skye

Alternate Titles

  • "Skittles game" -- Informal title

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Arcade action built around a fantasy adventure story Windows Jeanne (75469)

Critic Reviews

Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Windows Feb, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
ComputerGames.ro Windows Aug 23, 2003 79 out of 100 79
PC Zone Benelux Windows Mar, 2002 73 out of 100 73
GameSpot Windows Jan 25, 2002 7.3 out of 10 73
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Mar, 2002 72 out of 100 72
GamersHell.com Windows Aug 04, 2003 6.7 out of 10 67
GameSpot GameCube Dec 11, 2002 6.6 out of 10 66
GameStar (Germany) Windows Jan, 2005 56 out of 100 56
ActionTrip Windows Jan 22, 2002 53 out of 100 53
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Jun, 2002 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50


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


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

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