Alex Rider: Stormbreaker

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Alex Rider: Stormbreaker
Alex Rider Stormbreaker Coverart.jpg
North American DS box art
Developer(s) Razorback Developments (Game Boy Advance)
Altron (Nintendo DS)
Publisher(s) THQ
Platform(s) Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance
  • UK: 7 July 2006
  • NA: 25 September 2006
Genre(s) Action-adventure
Mode(s) Single-player

Alex Rider: Stormbreaker is a video game based on the 2006 film Stormbreaker, which in turn was an adaptation of the original novel. It was released on 7 July 2006 in UK, and 25 September 2006 in the U.S.A.[1] It is only available for the Nintendo DS and the Game Boy Advance.


Stormbreaker is an overhead action and stealth game, where players take control of Alex (and once, his uncle Ian) in several missions. Alex gains several gadgets over the course of the game, which are integral to mission completion. Also included is an array of minigames by weapon inventor Smithers. There is also an MI6 training camp mode for players to test out their skills.


The game was criticized by many gaming sites and magazines, with Pocket Gamer writing that it “just isn't good enough.”[2] Review aggregator Metacritic lists the game's rating at 48 out of 100 based on 11 reviews, with Nintendo Power commenting that the “basic gameplay is flawed in every way.”[3] IGN gave it a 'poor' rating of 4.0/10, stating “this game just isn't good.”[4]


  1. ^ a b "DS Gets 'Stormbreaker' Movie Product Placement". Gamasutra. Retrieved 22 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "More like a storm in a teacup". Pocket Gamer. Retrieved 22 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Alex Rider: Stormbreaker DS". Metacritic. Retrieved 22 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Review: Alex Rider: Stormbreaker". IGN. Retrieved 22 January 2013.