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Wii Review - 'Code Lyoko: Quest for Infinity'
3 February 2008
Summary: Code Lyoko, based on the fourth season of the popular animated high-tech action-adventure series, is an intuitive and innovative blend of adventure, combat, platform and racing type of game play utilizing the features of the Wii controller.
Excerpt: There’s a reason why licensed games – those that originated from a non-video game property (such as books, movies, and TV) – have an ongoing stigma against them. You can blame it on the overly high expectations that come with such a title, but the fact of the matter is that most of these games suck. If they’re not boring, they’re problematic. If they’re not problematic, they’re not playable. And if they’re not playable, who in their right mind would ever go near them?
Excerpt: Code Lyoko: Quest for Infinity 's graphics are blocky and feel pretty low rez, actually it feels like it isn't much better than something you would see on the GameCube. While the various characters are distinct, the camera is pulled quite a ways back so you can't make out any real detail. Between missions, you appear in a hub world that is a panoramic scene with several people to talk to and doors to go into.
Excerpt: Who here remembers the basics like Tiny Toon Adventures, Rocko's Modern Life and Rugrats? I remember watching these cartoons and then playing video games that didn't make too much sense -- they were no more than platformers with cartoon characters tossed in. Some would argue cartoons have gotten worse, but I'd argue that they have shifted thanks to anime gaining popularity here in the states.
Excerpt: Name: Code Lyoko: Quest for Infinity Genre: Action-Platformer Platform: Wii When playing a game like Code Lyoko: Quest for Infinity, it really helps to know the source material. For the uninitiated, Code Lyoko is a French cartoon that does a really good impression of a Japanese anime. The story revolves around five big-headed children at a boarding school who find a secret underground supercomputer that allows them to travel to a virtual world called Lyoko. There, the...
Excerpt: Code Lyoko is a French cartoon which centres around five boarding school students who travel to a virtual world called Lyoko. Throughout the series, the kids battle a virus named Xana, who plans to dominate the real world by activating digital towers which allow him to take control of computers and other electrical systems.