‘Child of Light’ Previewed in New Gameplay Video

    November 12, 2013

Back in early September, Ubisoft announced several smaller titles that it would be publishing in the coming months. Among them was Child of Light, a 2-D side-scrolling JRPG-like game with a remarkable art style. The fact that the game is a passion project from Ubisoft Montreal developers who worked on Far Cry 3 made it all the more interesting.

Today Ubisoft has provided an even deeper look at Child of Light with a developer gameplay walkthrough video. Brianna Code, lead programmer on the game, narrates the video, which shows off many aspects of the game including its turn-based combat and skill tree upgrade system.

In Child of Light players will take on the role of Aurora, a child who embarks on a quest to take back the sun, moon, and stars from an evil queen. They will explore a world called Lemuria along with a firefly companion named Igniculus. The game’s dialogue is all written in rhyme, with Code claiming that the game is “intended to be a playable poem.”