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Candle Knight

Dracma Studios
May 31, 2023 - PC
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Critic Reviews for Candle Knight

"Overall, Candle Knight by Dracma Studios is a great game that any platformer fan might want to check out. There are some issues with the game, a few bugs here and there, and some performance issues. This game is far from perfect, but the developers have managed to create a great atmosphere and original features."

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Oozing with both charm and challenge, Candle Knight ticks all the boxes for a captivating action platformer. Dynamic gameplay, atmospheric visuals, and the unique ignis system make it a must-play for fans of the genre.

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Candle Knight is a solid game with some interesting ideas. This is definitely a title that fits into the category of a diamond with some rough edges. I liked how it tried changing the familiar adventure formula with its adaptive difficulty and balancing combat and exploration. This is helped further with good visuals and a soundtrack. The trouble is many of its elements feel a bit clunky, much like if you were wearing a suit of armour yourself. Combat is hard to grasp at times, particularly when blocking, and some of the platforming is a bit fiddly. But the game isn’t unplayable. Most players should easily see past these issues and enjoy a nice candlelight gaming night (actual candle optional when gaming). If you have room in your gaming schedule for another adventure, then Candle Knight may just be the light you are looking for.

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Candle Knight‘s premise and presentation are what carry it. As a platformer itself, it’s decent enough, with some great level designs and one neat little gimmick, but it’s also hindered by poor controls and physics. The outstanding graphics, interesting environments and Elfman-inspired music will mostly make you forget about these setbacks and let you dive into this bizarre, but oddly charming world. All in all, it’s a decent little game, and worth checking out if you can put up with some technical hindrances.

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