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Child of Light review: A whimsical, gorgeous game that's all style, few smiles

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  • 2014 05 11 00002 Child of Light
    3/5
    $15.00
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    Child of Light is all-style-no-substance. And while that's certainly not rare in big-budget games, this tiny experiment from Ubisoft suffers as a result.

At a Glance

Child of Light is all-style-no-substance. And while that's certainly not rare in big-budget games, this tiny experiment from Ubisoft suffers as a result.

Price when rated: $15
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Pros

  • Excellent battle system carries the entire game
  • Gorgeous graphics and music

Cons

  • Rhyming dialogue is contrived and gimmicky
  • Combat eventually devolves into recognizing patterns
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