Aurora, a young girl from 1895 Austria, awakens on the lost fairytale continent of Lemuria. To return home she must fight against the dark creatures of the Queen of the Night, who have stolen the sun, the moon and the stars. At stake is not only Lemuria, but Aurora’s true destiny.
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Very Positive (7,093 reviews) - 92% of the 7,093 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Apr 29, 2014

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Aurora, a young girl from 1895 Austria, awakens on the lost fairytale continent of Lemuria. To return home she must fight against the dark creatures of the Queen of the Night, who have stolen the sun, the moon and the stars. At stake is not only Lemuria, but Aurora’s true destiny.

Key Features



An Adventure Waits!
Created by a talented team at Ubisoft Montreal using the UbiArt Framework, Child of Light is an RPG inspired by fairy tales complemented with a story carefully crafted in verse and rhyme. Step into a living painting, the breathtaking scenery of Lemuria is an invitation to explore a long lost world.

Enter the World of Lemuria
Across your journey through Lemuria you will encounter many eccentric creatures, from spirits of the forest to talking mice to wicked witches and evil sea serpents. Discover a vast land with iconic locations and exciting dungeons that will evolve as Aurora regains the stolen lights.

Fight the Dark
Battle enemies using an Active-Time Battle System alongside the firefly Igniculus and other members of Aurora’s party on their quest to recover the sun, the moon and the stars. Beat your enemies using a deep party system and the varied skill trees of your party. Play with a friend as both Aurora and Igniculus using the seamless drop-in drop-out cooperative multiplayer.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8/8.1 (32/64bit versions)
    • Processor: Intel Core2Duo E8200 @ 2.6 GHz or AMD Athlon II X2 240 @ 2.8 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia GeForce 8800 GT or AMD Radeon HD2900 XT (512MB VRAM with Shader Model 4.0 or higher)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card with latest drivers
    • Additional Notes: Windows-compatible keyboard and mouse required, optional Microsoft XBOX360 controller or compatible
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows Vista, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8/8.1 (32/64bit versions)
    • Processor: Intel Core2Quad Q8400 @ 2.6 GHz or AMD Athlon II X4 620 @ 2.6 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia GeForce GTX260 or AMD Radeon HD4870 (512MB VRAM with Shader Model 4.0 or higher)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card with latest drivers
    • Additional Notes: Windows-compatible keyboard and mouse required, optional Microsoft XBOX360 controller or compatible
Helpful customer reviews
101 of 125 people (81%) found this review helpful
38 people found this review funny
13.6 hrs on record
Posted: January 7
1. Launch the game.
2. Wait until the main menu screen shows up.
3. Wait until the main menu background music start.
4. Lying down on my bed and relax like a boss.

#10/10 for that main menu background music.
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68 of 82 people (83%) found this review helpful
12 people found this review funny
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 18, 2015
Child of Light so beautiful.. beaware of UPlay..
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65 of 80 people (81%) found this review helpful
10 people found this review funny
9.2 hrs on record
Posted: January 13
This is a beautiful and fantastic game, but I cannot recommend due to Uplay.


Dear Ubisoft,

I see that you read these reviews because you have responded to a few. I want you guys to look at something. This game has 93% positive reviews, 420 reviews are negative.

I read through at least 100 negative reviews and I couldn't find one complaining about something other than Uplay.

Do you not realize that if this game was offered without Uplay, the user reviews would be at least in the 98% if not higher?? This game would be listed along side games such as Portal, and Half-Life 2 when someone searched by user reviews!

If you guys are doing so well as a company that you don't need that extra advertising, well that's fine. But if you want to continue to grow as a company, you should realize that your poorly made user interface is the bane of several (otherwise) popular games, and that people don't like it. They don't dislike it because its bad (although it is) but because THEY ALREADY HAVE ONE. THIS IS ON STEAM. THE LEADING DIGITAL VIDEO GAME DISTRIBUTOR. ARE YOU HIGH?? DO YOUR CEO'S SIT IN THEIR IVORY TOWERS DESIGNING NEW WAYS TO DESTROY THE TOM CLANCY FRANCHISE AND HOW THEY CAN MAKE THE UPLAY INTERFACE LESS INTUITIVE? OR DO THEY EVER LOOK AT THEIR CUSTOMERS AND REALIZE THE CUSTOMERS ARE BEGINNING TO SHUN THEM??

end rant.

Signed,

An Ex-Ubisoft Fan.
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32 of 33 people (97%) found this review helpful
8.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 8, 2015
After suddendly falling gravely ill Aurora finds herself removed from Austria and thrown into the fantasy world of Lemuria: unable to get back home and seeing her father slowly succumbing to depression she embarks on a quest to get back home, picking companions along the way.
Child of Light is a quite simple turn-based RPG with an art style and story that'd be right at home in a fairy tale book: despite having a somewhat shallow plot and game mechanics it is still quite fun and engaging not to mention gorgeous to look at.

PROS:

-graphics and art style are absolutely stunning

-good soundtrack

-while simple the combat mechanics are quite engaging and keep you on your toes

-boss fights are quite interesting and feel balanced

-Aurora is an pretty good protagonist and shows a decent amount of growth during the game

-you'll meet a nice amount of companions to help you during fights, each with their own strengths and skills

-the rhymed dialogues are a nice touch

-good length

NEUTRAL:

-the story is failry interesting but also a bit too cliched and simple

-while beautiful to look at certain areas of the world feel a bit bare content-wise

-uses UPlay- which is a big no for some- and lacks Steam features like achievements

CONS:

-RPG elements are extremely basic

-simple loot system

-villains felt a bit too forgettable

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Child of Light is absolutely gorgeous to look at and truly feels like a fairy tale in motion with its mix of pencils and watercolors: the art is backed up by an equally good soundtrack that quietly follows your exploration and turns suitably epic when you enter a fight. The gameplay is a throwback to older JRPGs with an action timeline where being attacked during a cast can see you interrupted and thrown back: this means good planning and timing- not to mention a judicious use of your skills- will go a long way towards making combat easier.

The game suffers a bit in complexity though as the actual RPG elements are a bit shallow: each level up sees you getting a point to spend on a branching skill tree but most unlocks are just passive bonuses, loot and equipment are also very basic and are basically only gems to slow in one of your three equipment slots and a few potions. The story is failry interesting but most characters, villains included, feel a bit too two-dimensional to be memorable and this mars the narrative a bit: there's enough to move the plot and make you want to see the ending but that is all.

Despite its basic gameplay and somewhat forgettable story Child of Light is still a game to recommend due to its interesting combat mechanics and gorgeous art: if you somehow missed it or it's still part of your backlog then know it's a game worth your time.
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16 of 17 people (94%) found this review helpful
14 people found this review funny
13.9 hrs on record
Posted: February 10
GUYS! Guys. uPlay just had a major update yesterday.

I know, I'm still in shock. It took me over 24 hours to will myself to stop looking at it and write this.

What does this mean? Are we safe? Is the world going to survive this?

All I know is that the first time in, it asked me if I wanted to integrate Steam. I did. Now when I open one of their games, it just... opens. You know? Like-- Like it's supposed to? Like all the other games do? It shows a "synchronizing your save..." screen for a couple seconds (like the one Steam has) and then the game just... runs. All the uPlay crap is... gone ?????????????????????

What is happening???? I'm scared.
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