DescriptionZack is a new pirate on a quest to become the greatest pirate ever. In this puzzle adventure game he and his magical monkey sidekick search for treasure as they help the skeleton of the legendary pirate Barbaros.
Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure is presented as a series of stages where the player directs Zack to perform a number of actions to let him collect the treasure. The player must deduce what actions will have the desired effect without triggering traps or attracting the attention of the enemies. Using most of the tools causes the game to switch to a first-person point of view, and the player is expected to hold and manipulate the Wii remote as if it were the item on the screen.
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- "宝島Z バルバロスの秘宝" -- Japanese spelling
- "Zack & Wiki: Le Trésor De Barbaros" -- French title
- "Zack & Wiki: Der Schatz von Barbaros" -- German title
- "Takarjima Z: Barbaros no Hihou" -- Japanese title
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|GameCola.net||Wii||Jan, 2008||9.2 out of 10||92|
|IGN||Wii||Oct 22, 2007||9 out of 10||90|
|VicioJuegos.com||Wii||Mar 17, 2008||90 out of 100||90|
|Video Game Generation||Wii||Nov 12, 2007||9 out of 10||90|
|PAL Gaming Network (PALGN)||Wii||Feb 26, 2008||9 out of 10||90|
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|4Players.de||Wii||Jan 07, 2008||88 out of 100||88|
|Tweakers.net||Wii||Feb 05, 2008||8.5 out of 10||85|
|Lawrence||Wii||Nov 05, 2007||8.2 out of 10||82|
|Diehard GameFan||Wii||Nov 01, 2007||6.5 out of 10||65|
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1001 Video GamesZack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
ControversyIn one of the promotional videos for the game, one of the sounds heard after completing a task was the Islamic prayer Allahu akbar, which translates to "God is great". Capcom received a complaint from The Council on American-Islamic Relations and removed the phrase from the final version.
- 2007 – #6 Wii Game of the Year
- 2007 – Wii Adventure of the Year
Related Web Sites
- Wikipedia: Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure (Article in the open encyclopedia)
- Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure (Official game website)
- Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure (Overview of the game at Nintendo.com.)