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Prequel to the App Store Best of 2015 puzzle adventure 'Lumino City'.

*** Finalist at IGF 2012: Excellence in Visual Art ***

Lume: An illuminating puzzle adventure

"Undoubtedly one of the most unique-looking games around." - Eurogamer

"The best of point and click gaming... amazing visual presentation." - Jay is Games

"Wow! The effect is breathtaking." - Rock, Paper, Shotgun

"A rare treat. Even Lume’s main menu is more beautiful than most big-budget shooters." - Bit-Gamer

"Charming to the extreme." - Games TM

Small and perfectly formed, introducing you to the perplexing world of Lume.

With a set built entirely out of paper and cardboard, and sumptuously filmed, Lume is a game with a style unlike any other.

Power to your grandad’s house has failed. What’s more, he’s nowhere to be seen. Immerse yourself in Lume’s photoreal world, solve perplexing paper puzzles to help restore the power, and uncover a deeper mystery behind the blackout.

This is the prequel to Lumino City which is also available on the App Store.

PLEASE NOTE: Lume is in English only.

What's New

Version 1.6.5

- Improved graphics with the main characters brought up to the quality of the sequel Lumino City.
- Optimised for iOS 9.

Ratings and Reviews

3.5 out of 5

76 Ratings

76 Ratings

Appreciation for the Work


The people giving this app fewer stars due to the price are obviously not aware of the amount of effort that was put into developing such a revolutionary game. Paying the price of a McDonald's happy meal to experience such a satisfying, though short, gameplay is definitely worth it if you want to support these artists. It makes me upset that people think the length it takes you to beat a game should be directly related to the price! Ridiculous. If you truly value the work of artists, it shouldn't be a problem to pay the amount of spare change you can find underneath your couch cushions.

Ignore the other reviews


This was the original game before lumino city. The devs have updated the graphics to make sure it matches their newer full game lumino city. This isn't a sequel for Lumino City, it was the first game before they developed lumino city, which is much longer. Keep that in mind before purchasing. Stop complaining afterwards if you didn't read the description, update notes and release history to see when it was released. So, if you want a longer game, buy lumino city. If you already have lumino city, wait for them to create a new game or release new content for that app.


Mike LinQ

I don’t write reviews often unless a developer truly deserves it and these guys definitely do. Fantastic world with top notch puzzle design. Truly a gem of a game on the iOS platform.
I have played many games on iOS and 9/10 times I’m disappointed, however this game is the 1/10 that shines through.
I put this game up there with THE ROOM SERIES, which is saying a lot!

To the developers: please make more games like this with different worlds. And keep up the unique and original puzzle design.


State of Play Games Ltd
70.5 MB
Requires iOS 5.1.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© State of Play Games Ltd.


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