Child of Light is Ubisoft’s tribute to JRPGs, screens & trailer inside

By Dave Cook, Tuesday, 10 September 2013 09:10 GMT

Child of Light developer Ubisoft has showcased its love-letter to JRPGs in Paris, and has both discussed plot details and revealed a batch of debut screens, along with a trailer.

Sony discussed Ubioft’s title over on PS Blog EU and explained that it stars a courageous young fairy adventurer called Aurora. She’s the daughter of an Austrian duke who travels to the world of Lemuria and meets a friendly flame called Igniculus.

The game’s based in the same Ubiart Framework engine powering Rayman Legends and as such, you can expect to see many artful backdrops and worlds on your way to defeat the Black Queen and find a way home.

There will be many puzzles and classic turn-based combat that operates on a timing system, and as such, interrupting enemy attacks at the correct moment is the key to successful battles, along with successfully matching elemental attacks to counter your opponent’s. Igniculus can also help in battle, and can be controlled by a second player.

Child of Light is coming to PC, PS3, PS4, Wii U, Xbox 360 and Xbox One in 2014. Check out some screens below.

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