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Child of Light

Ubisoft, Ubisoft Montreal
Apr 28, 2014 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Wii U, PC, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5

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69 / 100
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Metro GameCentral
7 / 10
4.5 / 5
Game Informer
8 / 10
8 / 10
6.5 / 10

Child of Light Review Summary

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Child of Light has critics praising its gorgeous art style, its thoughtful but not too challenging gameplay and entertaining story. This is one game that is worthy of having a higher purchase price than it is offered at

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Critic Reviews for Child of Light

A beautiful game to look at, and wonderfully polished, but a thimble-deep RPG.

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With its gorgeous art, exemplary combat, and hand-crafted aesthetic, no RPG fan should miss Child of Light.

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Child of Light stands as a wonderfully realised venture into unfamiliar territory for Ubisoft - and a welcome reminder that the industry's major players still have the creative flair to push beyond the lucrative safe ground that they so often favour to create well-crafted, highly-polished gems such as this.

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A mostly successful experiment at turning one of the world's biggest studios into an indie developer, with the end result being a charming love letter to the best of Japanese role-playing.

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A fantastic RPG with a creative aesthetic and fairy tale narrative, Child of Light is a memorable experience that's as fun to play as it is artistically pleasing.

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Even without the depth of a fully featured RPG, this streamlined experience still has fun systems to dig into

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Child of Light is a singular adventure that embraces sadness in a beautiful, affecting way.

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Child of Light seems content to only scratch its own surface

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