Code Lyoko (video game)
|Publisher(s)||The Game Factory|
November 16, 2007
|Genre(s)||Action, Role-playing video game|
Code Lyoko is the first video game based on the French animated television series Code Lyoko, published by The Game Factory and released on May 15, 2007.
The game follows the same story as its corresponding series. Four ordinary high school students, Jeremy Belpois, Ulrich Stern, Odd Della Robbia, and Yumi Ishiyama, must help a virtual humanoid named Aelita to stop the evil artificial intelligence XANA from attacking Earth by traveling to the virtual world, Lyoko.
The game features both side-scrolling and 3D gameplay, reflecting the two animation styles of the series. In the real world, side-scrolling gameplay is used, resembling that used in traditional role-playing games.
On Lyoko, gameplay consists of third-person fighting, utilizing the special abilities of each character to defeat monsters and solve puzzles. There are a total of 15 chapters, divided into various side-scrolling or 3D levels.
Code Lyoko received mixed reviews from critics, being praised for its accuracy to the show and detailed graphics, while being criticized for its poor combat feature and overall game repetition.
- Code Lyoko at GamersHell.com, featuring gameplay trailers and screenshots