Bionicle: The Game

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Bionicle: The Game
Bionicle: The Game cover
Developers
Argonaut Games
Particle Systems
macOS (OS X) Zonic Limited
macOS (OS X) Feral Interactive[Note 1]
Publishers
Electronic Arts
Lego Interactive
OS X Feral Interactive
Release dates
Windows October 31, 2003
macOS (OS X) January 19, 2005
Reception
Metacritic 52
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Action
Themes Fantasy, Sci-fi
Series Bionicle
Bionicle: The Game on HowLongToBeat
Bionicle: The Game on IGDB
Bionicle: The Game guide on StrategyWiki
Bionicle: The Game on MobyGames
Bionicle: The Game on Wikipedia
Bionicle
Subseries of Lego
Bionicle: The Game 2003
Bionicle Heroes 2006

Warnings

SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see Availability for affected versions).
The macOS (OS X) version of this game does not work on macOS Catalina (version 10.15) or later due to the removal of support for 32-bit-only apps.

Bionicle: The Game is a singleplayer third-person action game in the Bionicle series.

General information

Rock Raiders United - A fan forum for all of the classic Lego games. Mods and utilities can be downloaded from here, but an account is required.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SafeDisc v2.90.040 DRM[Note 2]
Windows
macOS (OS X)
SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see above for affected versions).

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\LEGO Interactive\Bionicle\Saved Games\
macOS (OS X)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\LEGO Interactive\Bionicle\Configuration\
macOS (OS X)

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
See the talk page
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
SFX and Music.
Surround sound
Up to 7.0 output. Requires DirectSound3D restoration software.
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support
No EAX reverb; supports DirectSound3D calls for Binaural HRTF mixing. [3]

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Danish
French
German
Italian
Spanish

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
vorpX
G3D
User created game profile, see vorpx forum profile introduction.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
ExecutablePPC 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Received a universal binary update to support Intel processors in 2008, ensuring compatibility with 10.7 "Lion" through 10.14 "Mojave".

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98, ME, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 800 MHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 800 MB
Video card (GPU) 32 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0 compatible

Notes

  1. Universal binary release only.
  2. SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows 10[1] and is disabled by default on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 when the KB3086255 update is installed.[2]

References