Posts Tagged ‘Gareth Noyce’

Old School: Isometric Platformer Lumo Out Now

Lumo [official site] is an isometric platformer throwback dealio that aims to provide a “modern take” on a long-forgotten genre. Made by ex-Ruffian fellow Gareth Noyce, it’s been in the works for a couple of years now, but has been released into the real live world today. I had a bash of the demo at Rezzed earlier this year and liked it, but first have a launch trailer:

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The Most Charming Space Elevator: Lumo Looks Magnificent

“Being lost isn’t scary,” claims the developer description of isometric puzzle adventure Lumo. “It’s an adventure.” I know this from personal experience, given that I have all the directional sense of a windblown band-aid. I’ve been lost in parks, parking garages, parking lots, and places without the word “park” in them (though I suppose you could do parkour on some of the buildings I’ve gotten lost in). I’ve never had the good fortune of losing my way in a mysterious castle, however, nor am I a young wizard. Hmmm. But then, I suppose that’s what videogames are for. That, and fantastic elevator scenes. In psychedelic dream outer space. See it all below.

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