The game is a prequel to Disney's animated movie Atlantis: The Lost Empire. It takes place 13 years before the beginning of the film. It was released in 12,000,000 copies for free giveaway.
The game is also the demo to the game Disneys' Atlantis: The Lost Empire - Trial by Fire, containing the first third of that game. It was available as a promotional pack-in with various products including Kellogg's cereals, Walgreen's photos, and The Emporer's New Groove DVD's.
In the single-player mode you have to find the ancient viking's Journal passing through the four levels in the action style. You freeze or confuse the keepers with your weapons, fly the plane to the dungeons, and have four quick trials. Finishing the game you have a chance to see the Atlantis trailer.
In the multi-player mode you have to capture the flag as explorer or keeper. You can choose male or female for each.