Child of Light is a platformer with RPG elements. The sidescroller features a beautiful 2D art style inspired by artist Yoshitaka Amano and by films from Japan's Studio Ghibli. The game mixes platforming action with turn-based RPG storytelling.
In 1895, Aurora, the protagonist, awakens from sleep in a mysterious world called Lemuria where the sun, moon, and stars have been stolen by the Queen of the Night. It falls on Aurora's shoulders to get them back and return home. On the way, Aurora will encounter numerous creatures, strange places, and dungeons to conquer.