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The Da Vinci Code
4.6 out of 10

The Da Vinci Code

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Overall 3
3.0
Gameplay 4
4.0
Graphics 3
3.0
Sound 4
4.0
Control 6
6.0
Replay value 2
2.0

The DaVinci Code

Xbox Evolved
7 October 2006
  • Summary: If you are one of those people out there that was looking for a reason to hate The DaVinci Code because everyone and there mother reads the book, or talks about the movie, this will definitely give you fuel for that hate fire, because as it stands, The DaVinci Code videogame is quite possibly one of...
  • Pros: It has some pretty challenging puzzles
  • Cons: It has bad visuals, doesn't connect well with the property, and disjointed gameplay.
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Overall 6
6.3
Gameplay 6
6.0
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 7
6.5

The Da Vinci Code

Game Boyz
13 July 2006
  • Excerpt: Developer – The Collective Publisher – 2K Games Features 1 player While I’ve never been a fan of movie based video games there are some that actually retain the essence of the movie. If done correctly the video game will have the same elements that drew the crowds in for the movie.
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Overall 5
5.3

The Da Vinci Code

Strategy Informer
24 June 2006
  • Conclusion: Over all playing The Da Vinci Code wasn’t a complete loss. Fans of the book or movie will find a very faithful following of plot and device in this game, but there are a few additional secrets tossed in there too. No, I’m not going to tell you what they are, then they wouldn’t be secrets anymore.
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Overall 3
2.5

The last suffer.

Game Revolution
2 June 2006
  • Conclusion: And now we’re in a position to at last solve the puzzle of The Da Vinci Code game. Except for a few clever puzzles, a strong story, and a handful of pretty pictures, this licensed mess is mostly a failure.
  • Pros: Lots of puzzles, Admittedly, a good story
  • Cons: Admittedly, a bad game, Glitches galore, Rotten combat mechanic, Fake French accents?, Broken stealth and weapon mechanics
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The Da Vinci Code

Game Revolution
2 June 2006
  • Excerpt: The last suffer. Even before I began playing The Da Vinci Code , the mysteries were piling up. Why would such a non-game-like book and film be adapted into a game? Why were my editors grinning like a bunch of self-satisfied Mona Lisas when they tossed me the copy?
  • Pros: Lots of puzzles, Admittedly, a good story, Admittedly, a bad game, Glitches galore, Rotten combat mechanic, Fake French accents?, Broken stealth and weapon mechanics
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Overall 5
4.8
Graphics 4
4.0
Sound 6
6.0
Lifespan 6
6.0

Expert Review

Xbox Gazette
13 July 2006
  • Conclusion: Da Vinci Code est un jeu plus que moyen qui souffre malheureusement de trop de défauts pour s’avérer indispensable. D’autant plus dommage qu’il y avait matière à faire beaucoup mieux et que certains aspects du soft comme la musique et le détail de l’inventaire sont très réussis.
  • Pros: répétitif, certaines énigmes vraiment dures, techniquement moyen
  • Cons: background très complet, ambiance musicale très réussie
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Revisitando o Louvre

MisterApe
13 July 2006
  • Excerpt: Apesar de ter parecido uma má idéia adaptar a história do Código da Vinci para os jogos, há quem diga que a transposição foi um sucesso. E acredite ou não, os resultados não foram ruins mesmo.
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Overall 6
5.6
Gameplay 5
4.5
Graphics 5
4.5
Sound 7
7.0
Lastability 6
5.5

Da Vinci Code

JeuxVideo.fr
1 July 2006
  • Excerpt: Suite au livre, vendu par millions d'exemplaires, et au film, fraîchement accueilli lors de l'ouverture du festival de Cannes, Da Vinci semble encore avoir quelques secrets à livrer.
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Overall 7
7.2
Control 8
7.5
Appearance 7
7.0
Atmosphere 8
7.5

The Da Vinci Code - Sakrileg

GameCaptain
1 June 2006
  • Conclusion: Betrachtet man nur den Adventure-Part, ist Sakrileg mit seinen abwechslungsreichen und gelungenen Puzzles sowie dem historischen Drumherum ein empfehlenswertes Spiel. Wer sich dafür interessiert, kann dann vielleicht eher über die leider gründlich misslungene (beziehungsweise hier auch ziemlich...
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Overall 3
2.5

Expert Review

xbox-gamer.net
8 January 2006
  • Conclusion: 05 /20 Cette adaptation du roman de Dan Brown risque bien de se faire bon nombre d’ennemis ! A commencer par les fans du film qui découvriront un jeu sans saveur, avec des personnages qui ne ressemblent pas pour deux gouttes d’eau à ceux du film (licence oblige) et un réel manque de rythme.
  • Pros: Bonne durée de vie, Fidèle à l’œuvre de Dan Brow, Des énigmes difficiles…, Un scénario très riche
  • Cons: Parfois trop difficile, Mou du genou, Graphismes moches, Phases d’action répétitives à souhait, Ennuyant à force, Bande sonore fade
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