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Child of Light
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GiantBomb
7 May 2014
  • Excerpt: As visually resplendent and periodically fun as Child of Light can be, it too often buckles under the weight of its own aspirations.
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ActionTrip
7 May 2014
  • Conclusion: Child of Light isn't perfect, but it’s a gorgeously fun RPG nonetheless. I never once found myself bored running and flying around Lumeria, and yes, it helped that I never stopped being amazed at the jaw-dropping art at every turn.
  • Pros: Stunning watercolor art style, vast vertical exploration, and atypical turn-based combat make this a delight for RPG-fans;
  • Cons: If only the game didn't rhyme. This is supposed to be like a children's fairy tale, I get it, but the rhyming was never, ever enjoyable.
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High-Def Digest
3 May 2014
  • Summary: Ubisoft, coming off the critical success of 'Rayman Origins' and ' Rayman Legends ,' seeks to kick the can down in the road of beautifully hand-drawn animation and quirky gameplay. Under the newly dubbed UbiArt Framework engine, 'Child of Light' is born.
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Child of Light Review (PS4)

PlayStation LifeStyle
1 May 2014
  • Summary: A testament to games as art… or is it art as games?
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Child of Light Review

godisageek
28 April 2014
  • Summary: It’s so pleasing to see a game this gorgeous actually back that up with impressive gameplay, as long as you’re a fan of the genre, that is. An impressively deep RPG that actually bothers to make each party member feel different in combat, while telling a story that most will relate to in some way or...
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RPGFan
28 April 2014
  • Conclusion: Child of Light does exactly what it wants to do: tell a beautiful story in the shell of a JRPG.
  • Pros: Gorgeous visuals, haunting music, whimsical story.
  • Cons: The whimsy comes at the cost of character development, platforming elements seem out-of-place.
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IGN
28 April 2014
  • Conclusion: Every aspect of Child of Light has an unmistakably artisinal, organic feel to it. None of it feels focus-tested, or designed to appeal to the broadest possible audience; rather, it always comes off as exactly the expression its creators intended.
  • Pros: Beautiful art, Excellent combat, Hand crafted feel, Well balanced
  • Cons: Forced rhyming
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Child of Light (PS4)

ccgr.org
22 February 2014
  • Excerpt: Aurora is a princess who lost her mother at a young age. Soon after her father remarries, she contracts an ailment that sends her away to the world of Lemuria. As much as she wants to return to her father, she must first help the people of Lemuria by restoring light into their world.
  • Pros: Great story, music, and gameplay; flawless remote play integration
  • Cons: Short; only one save slot; crashed once
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Child of Light (PS4) - Review

VGChartz
22 January 2014
  • Excerpt: There are a growing number of indie games that will grant players wondrous, creative experiences that a big publisher too focused on the bottom line wouldn’t dare try. But what happens when one of those big publishers allows its creative minds to work on a completely different type of game, atypical...
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impulsegamer
1 May 2004
  • Summary: Child of Light is a beautifully created game that looks like some lost fairy tale come to life.
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