The background to Night Lights’ mysterious night-time world of murky forests, city rooftops, otherworldly ruins and vast underground caverns is not yet clear. Nor indeed is the reason for why our little square protagonist eventually ends up with a light bulb atop his or her oversized head. Perhaps we’ll never know. But there’s certainly something charming about its minimalist art style, evocative settings and laid-back puzzles.
Anyone familiar with 2D puzzle platformers should be right at home with Night Lights’ core mechanics. It’s the usual walking, jumping and climbing, yanking levers, pushing blocks, opening doors, and so on. The aim is to fetch the crystals needed the activate various mechanisms and portals in order to progress to the next scene.
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