Meet Child of Light’s Whimsical Protagonist Aurora

By Ishaan . April 27, 2014 . 2:01pm

Child of Light is just a few days away from release, and Ubisoft have released another making-of video for the upcoming RPG. This one features the game’s developers introducing the game and the character of Aurora.



Child of Light will be available as a download game on PC, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS3 and Wii U on April 30th for $14.99.

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  • JoJo_718

    This game looks incredible, I seriously wish this game gets a Vita release too!!!

    • fearlubu

      I wholeheartedly agree; this would be perfect on the vita.

      Its also a shame that the US isn’t getting the deluxe edition. I have cried many tears over this.

      • Arizato

        I feel sorry for you Americans in this case. I Pre-ordered the deluxe edition as soon as I heard about it. It seems som awesome.

        • fearlubu

          Plus the ps4 version has crossbuy! I was very tempted to import it, even at around 35usd.

      • wyrdwad

        I preordered the deluxe edition from Europe. I’ll gladly create an EU PSN account to play this game if it means getting all those gorgeous extras. Thank goodness for region-free digital gaming. ;)

      • Göran Isacson

        Kinda curious now if the Vita can handle this? LIke, I don’t know how powerful the VIta really is. I know the game is coming for the PS3, but can the Vita be said to be as powerful as the PS3? Because this new art-work engine of theirs may take a whole lot of juice to get working, perhaps a bit more than a portable can give?

        • fearlubu

          Well the vita can stream ps4 games well with a good connection if that’s any indication.

          It has some pretty high-calibar games. Take a look at killzone mercenaries (or whatever its called), uncharted golden abyss, and maybe even muramasa rebirth. I think it could handle this.

          • Göran Isacson

            Well, that would all depend on whether the majority of calculations when streaming is done in the PS4, or inside the VIta. Also I would say that Muramasa Rebirth was for the Wii as well, and that Uncharted Golden Abyss was pretty but I dunno if it would be impossible on a PS2. Haven’t seen Killzone Mercenaries yet of course, but I’d say that one shouldn’t underestimate how graphically intense a game like this may be.

    • SuperSailorV

      Vita would’ve made perfect sense for me, too. I think I’ll settle for PS4 since that paperweight hasn’t been on in months.

  • Ethan_Twain

    Gotta say, these “making of” videos aren’t doing it for me as far as marketing goes.

    But that’s okay because the game itself is so up my alley I didn’t even know my alley went this far up. Will pick up off eShop at earliest convenience.

  • Earthjolly

    Damn got $20. Now to decide between this or TOS

    • Ethan_Twain

      If TOS is short for Tales of Symphonia then I’m gonna say you should go for Child of Light. I actually really like Tales of Symphonia, but it’s a good iteration on the same formula every Tales game uses. Unless you’ve never played a Tales game before, it’ll be extremely familiar. Not in a bad way, but familiar.

      Child of Light, on the other hand, looks unfamiliar. And isn’t that just more exciting?

      • Earthjolly

        Well Child of light doesn’t seem unfamiliar if you’ve played Grandia.

        Plus were’re talking $20 for an 60 hour plus game or $15 for a 15 hour game. I might just bite the bullet and buy both.

        • Scott

          As a Grandia fan, I’m offended that you likened it to this Child of Light business.

          • Earthjolly

            They have the same battle system >.>

        • Ethan_Twain

          No way man. Isn’t Grandia all “a group of anime characters need to go on an adventure to save the world from evil” normal JRPG stuff? What’s exciting about Child of Light is that the premise is wildly unlike standard JRPG fare. It’s more like… I dunno maybe a cross between Dust and Adventure Time if I had to place it?

          With a normal JRPG (and especially TOS) there are some tropes you know are gonna come out. Religion is going to be corrupt, teenagers won’t be able to admit they like each other, bosses will monologue about the futility of the party’s quest, the power of friendship will overcome the wicked darkness.

          I’m not hating, but we both recognize standard JRPG fare. Child of Light though I genuinely have no idea what direction this narrative is gonna go. I’ve actually made a point not to watch any of these “making of” videos all the way through because this is the first JRPG type game that has so much potential to surprise me in like forever.

          …if this game turns out to crash and burn I’m gonna be SUPER DUPER bummed man. You have no idea.

          • Earthjolly

            Your setting yourself up for huge dissapointment. A 15 hours RPG will not give it enough time to put in many WTF twists and shit. I predict its going to be a very straightforward story.

            A bit like that South park RPG that fell short because it was so short that it didn’t have enough time to flesh things out.

            But who knows it could be a sleeper hit. Hence why I’ll be getting both .And remember this is a JRPG inspired game so those tropes will most likely appear in this game but in a different manner of presentation.

          • Scott

            Grandia is more about a boy who proves there’s still adventure left in a world where most people think that time has long since past.

  • Cannot praise the UbiArt Framework enough! Can’t wait to play this game soon. Just a few more days to go now.

    Edit: Since Aurora grows up through this journey, it will be interesting to see how it shapes her.

  • They need a lesson in PR, marketing and the word “mischievous .” Game looks neat, though.

  • z_merquise

    I really like the beautiful art. Just few more days before release. I’ll look forward to this.

    • Hector Velar

      I support great art and this game hast it, I’m with you.

  • I just the stats were higher. 10hp is just too little. Especially since I saw a trailer with her drop 100s from a boss that didn’t die.

  • PreyMantis

    I’ll probably get hated on this, but as much as I like the game, she just looks weird and not really cute up close. She looks like she was drawn by an amateur artist. I guess she would look a lot better, imo, if she looks more like that kid from Angel’s Egg.

    • Dystopiq

      What were you expecting? An Anime loli?

      • PreyMantis

        No, but they could’ve made her look less derpie-looking.

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  • Daniel Gulyas

    Am I the only one a little mad that they showed that Aurora grows up? I really didn’t want to see that. I’ve been watching as much on this game as I can to get that soundtrack going but… yeah.

  • chroma816

    Not only does the game look beautiful, but it also has a score by Coeur Du Pirate? This just got even better.

  • Seven of The Scions

    Tomorrow right?

    Gonna getting this for my PS4~

  • Ecchitori-san

    Wish the game was pretty lengthy. I heard its about 12 hours or somewhere there. Anyways, the game looks amazing and that rhyming!

  • Ban The Jackass

    I like how much “heart” they poured into this game. Dat art. Dat detail. Dat story. I wish they do the same for mainstream games.

  • Alphabet Soup

    This looks gorgeous, can’t wait to play it.

  • Learii

    so is a download game?

    • Vash bane

      yep hm 2.2mb from what I see

      • Learii

        that good if is that small

  • xxx128

    lol at the control freak who removed my comment, shame on you

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