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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 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.

Screenshots

Darkened Skye Windows Skye with her sidekick
Darkened Skye Windows Read Skye's notes often for clues
Darkened Skye GameCube Skye in the opening sequence
Darkened Skye Windows A fisherman will trade a fish for his fishing pole

Promo Images

Darkened Skye Screenshot
Darkened Skye Screenshot
Darkened Skye Screenshot
Darkened Skye Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Skittles game" -- Informal title

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User Reviews

Arcade action built around a fantasy adventure story Windows Jeanne (76190)

Critic Reviews

Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Windows Feb, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Nintendojo GameCube Nov 14, 2002 7.8 out of 10 78
Worth Playing GameCube Dec 19, 2002 7.8 out of 10 78
PC Zone Benelux Windows Mar, 2002 73 out of 100 73
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Feb 28, 2002 72 out of 100 72
GamersMark GameCube Feb 05, 2003 6.5 out of 10 65
Armchair Empire, The GameCube Dec 11, 2002 6.5 out of 10 65
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Mar 01, 2002 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
IGN GameCube Feb 12, 2003 6 out of 10 60
GameStar (Germany) Windows Jan, 2005 56 out of 100 56

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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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Contributed to by POMAH (66822) and Jeanne (76190)
Atari 50