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Average Player Score Based on 221 ratings
8.2
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Score Breakdown Based on 221 ratings
  1. 10 (46)
  2. 9 (68)
  3. 8 (65)
  4. 7 (20)
  5. 6 (8)
  6. 5 (3)
  7. 4 (3)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (6)

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  • Rating:9

    Great artworks!

    Heard a lot of good praise for this game, and to my experience it was all true. The artwork for this game is just one of the best, and it is just 2D-platformer. The gameplays is also as good as the other JRPG out there ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Real creative OLD SCHOOL RPG

    this game is SUPER if you like to play old game RPG this game just for you I really wish they make this game longer. the story is good, Music is relaxing and it has beautiful graphic. this way you switch your party membe... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Child of Light Review (Steam version)

    Copy of my 'Child of Light' review on Steam:At first glance, Child of Light looks like a children's nursery story with 2d platforming elements. However if you dig down a little bit further you find a story with a very da... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    So good that I played it twice, back to back!

    Child of Light's reminds me in some ways of Studio Ghibli movies: they have a childish aesthetic but are more mature in story and tone. There is an unmistakable somber quality throughout Child of Light, something I would... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    So repetitive....So repetitive....So repetitive....So repetitive....

    The game is good, BUT...the music is like back from the future for nes, it always loops and loops, boring your entire journey. The game is fairly easy on normal difficulty and you can ONLY play hard mode when you beat t... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    I have seen the Light

    I’ve read that Child of Light was inspired by JRPG. Maybe, I could feel it. But it’s not really important since Ubisoft Montreal’s new title goes far beyond traditional RPGs or gaming in general.At firs... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    Child of Light Review

    Child of Light is exceptional as a checklist. The watercolor visuals (Yes, that is actually watercolor) evoke childhood fairy tales, epic iconography, and a touch of impressionism. The music captures the grandeur you'd e... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Beautiful To Look At, Deep Combat, But Some Aspects Still Fall Flat

    Japanese Role-Playing games have seen a rise in popularity as of late. Titles like Xenoblade, Bravely Default, or Shin Megami Tensei 4 have all done their part in creating this resurgence. It is great to see a genre tha... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    An enchanting and whimsical fairytale powered by a great heart

    Aurora, the daughter of an Austrian duke, is suddenly struck by an unknown disease that causes her to fall asleep. While back in the duchy her family mourns the girl's collapse, she awakes to find herself in a land unli... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    i take back the 10 i give it

    last time i said this game a simple and straight 10 ...now i take it back after playing and finishing the game during the last 11 days : i agree now with gamespot (TOM) is doesn't deserve more than 8...i will not say any... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
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