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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 GameCube Hmmm, what could those strange symbols mean?
Darkened Skye GameCube The main menu
Darkened Skye Windows Skye will meet the strangest creatures! This one is a merchant.
Darkened Skye Windows Skye with her sidekick

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 (76455)

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
Worth Playing GameCube Dec 19, 2002 7.8 out of 10 78
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Feb 28, 2002 72 out of 100 72
GamersHell.com Windows Aug 04, 2003 6.7 out of 10 67
Click! Windows Sep, 2002 4 out of 6 67
Armchair Empire, The GameCube Dec 11, 2002 6.5 out of 10 65
64 Power / big.N / N Games GameCube Mar, 2003 63 out of 100 63
GameStar (Germany) Windows Jan, 2005 56 out of 100 56
Jeuxvideo.com GameCube May 27, 2003 8 out of 20 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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