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Lumino City

By State of Play Games

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**** 80% OFF - Limited time sale! ****
** BAFTA - Winner 2015 **
Lumino City is a wonderful puzzle adventure crafted entirely by hand out of paper, card, miniature lights, and motors.

Through this gorgeous environment weaves a clever, charming and puzzling adventure. Lumi’s grandfather, the caretaker of Lumino City, has been kidnapped. To find him, you must explore the city and figure out the fascinating mechanisms that power this unique world.

Winner of numerous international awards, including the BAFTA for Artistic Achievement alongside nominations for Innovation and Best British Game, Lumino City now finds its home on the App Store as the perfect tactile experience for iPhone and iPad.

Lumino City has an estimated 8 - 10 hours of gameplay and no In-App Purchases.


“An astonishing place to explore.” - Eurogamer

“Something special worth experiencing. Every scene is awe-inspiring. It's gorgeous.” - GameInformer

“The most beautiful game WIRED has seen in ages.” - WIRED

“Unlike almost any other video game you've ever played....It's wow." - Kotaku

“A benchmark for adventure game design.” - Adventure Gamers

“It's a huge, intricate world. Lumino City has a distinct and wonderful personality. Stunning.” - The Verge

“A wide range of wonders to behold... Continually engaging and often inventive puzzles.” - Adventure Gamers

Other Awards include:

** BAFTA - Three Times Nominated & Winner 2015 **
** Develop Awards - Winner **
** BIG Festival - Winner **
** Indie Prize Casual Connect **


AN ENTIRELY HANDMADE CITY. Everything you see on screen was made using paper, cardboard and glue, miniature lights and motors.

A UNIQUELY BEAUTIFUL WORLD TO EXPLORE. Venture beyond the city gates to discover gardens in the sky, boats marooned high on an immense waterwheel, and houses dug precariously into cliffs.

AWE INSPIRING PUZZLES. Play with real objects within each scene. Control windmills in the clouds, provide power to a house using only lemons plus your own ingenuity, and work out how to win at the most puzzling pinball table ever created.

A PERFECT EXPERIENCE FOR TOUCHSCREENS. With a seamless interface optimised for iPhone / iPad and tactile puzzles made from real materials, you'll feel like you're diving into a miniature world of physical playthings.

RECORD AND SHARE. New for iOS 9, use Replay Kit to screen record full motion video of the wonders you discover, then share it with other players and viewers online and on your social networks.

iCLOUD SYNCING. Switch play between all your iOS devices and pick up where you left off.

FAST DOWNLOAD, BETTER PERFORMANCE. Lumino City uses the latest iOS9 App Thinning technology to ensure you download only what you need. Hard disk space is saved, downloads are faster.

** Lumino City is designed for iOS 9 devices on iPad 2 and above, iPhone 4s and above, and iPod 5th Generation and above.


What's New in Version 2.5

Improved linking back and forth with the Making-of app.
Added 'Brazilian Portuguese' and 'Norwegian' localisations.
Fixed some bugs causing the game to get stuck.


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Customer Reviews

Mind-blowing and beautiful

This is NOT a game you rush through. These creators obviously wrote a love letter to typography, earth science, paper craft, and books.
You appreciate the details. The puzzles are inventive, unique, basic concepts but yet not annoying or repetitive. The puzzles actually make sense in the context of the story. (And the in-game help guide is SO clever. It's a work of art in itself.) They actually are fun.
The book in the Library under "P" shows a bunch of old-time puzzles. The game puzzles are similar. I haven't finished Lumino City yet, it has a very mellow, relaxed, story-book feel. And obviously it's so beautiful. The music goes so well with each area.
The eco/earth-friendly engineering info packed in there is so awesome. It really is like a living storybook. I haven't read the 'making of' yet, but just the amount of detail in everything is amazing. I've never seen/played anything like it!
Update: I just finished. The puzzles were the most original I've ever played in a point and click game. Overall the game is SO beautiful, I love crafts, art, graphic design, and typography. They use it all to tell a basic but beautiful story. The only possible way to improve it would be to... make it less linear, like have more areas/choices to just wander around, explore, and examine things. Wow!

A beautiful point and click puzzler

This is a gorgeous game with some nicely designed puzzles. The art and atmosphere really are amazing and consistently so throughout the entire game. Clearly, it was designed to be played on a large screen as some of the critical details are minuscule on a phone screen. (I really wished for zoom in a few occasions.) However, on the whole the beauty overwhelms this minor issue.

The puzzles are a mixed bag. They start out as clever and well designed explore the environment and exploit it type puzzles and slowly transition to more of a find and solve the pure logic puzzle that State of Play seems to prefer. Since I generally prefer my point and click adventure games to be more in line with the first type of puzzle I wasn't too happy with the transition. However, the logic puzzles never got outrageously difficult, and they did a good job of pacing so that you are nearly always clear on what you are trying to solve.

On the whole I would highly recommend this game it is beautiful, and well put together.

Great story, a bit frustrating

I kept seeing this game in the App Store and wanted to get it, but wasn't pumped about the price. I decided to buy it on sale for 99c and I'm glad I waited. I love the attention to detail that went into the making of the city, but found myself frustrated with the controls. I'm not sure if it's just buggy, or the way it's designed, but I would keep tapping on objects that I thought could be used, it wouldn't work, I would then spend tons of time looking for other solutions only to eventually realize that the first thing I tried to press was the correct path forward.
Again, I like the story and animation, but the game itself was frustrating at times.

Lumino City
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • $4.99
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.5
  • Size: 2.44 GB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Apple TV: Yes

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