Developers Triple Eh? Ltd. and publishers Rising Star Games have revealed that their isometric nostalgic puzzler Lumo will arrive on PC and consoles on April 22nd 2016. Not seen the game in action? Check out the gameplay trailer below:
Lumo (Finnish for ‘enchantment’) is an isometric, arcade adventure game, of the same ilk as revered 8 Bit classics, such as: Head Over Heels, Knightlore, Alien 8, Chimera and Solstice. You play the part of a young child, lost in the depths of a mysterious castle that’s part museum, part death trap.
A contemporary take on the isometric platform genre, Lumo can be enjoyed by anyone looking for an absorbing, challenging, and rewarding adventure. For those who lived through the golden age of video games – the 80s and early 90s – or know about the games and culture from that time, there are layer upon layer of nods and winks to be discovered and relished in Lumo. With over 400 rooms across four highly-stylised zones, six hidden mini-games and all kinds of wonders to uncover, Lumo is a true voyage of discovery.
I’ve been looking forward to Lumo ever since I tried it out at EGX last year. The game feels appropriately old school, with gameplay that is equally as challenging as it is charming. It’s great to see that it’s finally coming out.
Lumo will be available on the Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC, Mac, Linux and Playstation Vita when it launches on April 22nd 2016.