DescriptionThe 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.
- "Skittles game" -- Informal title
Part of the Following Groups
|Arcade action built around a fantasy adventure story||Jeanne (75627)|
The Press Says
|Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks||Feb, 2002||80|
|ComputerGames.ro||Aug 23, 2003||79 out of 100||79|
|Worth Playing||Dec 19, 2002||7.8 out of 10||78|
|Armchair Empire, The||Jun 09, 2004||7.1 out of 10||71|
|IGN||Feb 24, 2002||7 out of 10||70|
|GamersHell.com||Aug 04, 2003||6.7 out of 10||67|
|Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault)||Mar 01, 2002||60|
|Deaf Gamers||2002||5.8 out of 10||58|
|ActionTrip||Jan 22, 2002||53 out of 100||53|
|Thunderbolt Games||Sep 06, 2003||4 out of 10||40|
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CoverThe 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
Related Web Sites
- Crap Shoot (A humorous review on PC Gamer)
- Darkened Skye (Official website)
- SimonSays Solution (Official Walkthrough by the publisher)
- Walkthrough by Kelly Thompson (Step by step solution for Darkened Skye)
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