Posted on: January 25, 2023 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Embers Games announced today that its exciting action-adventure game stray lights It will arrive in the spring of 2023.

The game will be released for PC (via Steam, the Epic Games Store, and, PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo Switch.

The announcement was accompanied by a trailer that gives an idea of ​​what we can expect. You can review it below. It’s only been published by Epic Games, by the way, which tells me someone at Epic may have pulled the trigger early.


Actually, this is not the first time we see stray lights How was it presented by embers quite quietly a year ago. The studio is a small indie team based in Strasbourg, France, but the developers seem to have a lot of talent under their belt.

According to the original reveal, Strayed Lights’ combat system has interesting mechanics based on time and color. Both you and enemies switch between orange and blue, and hits can only be landed when the target has the other color facing up, while the same color generates a block. This means that you need to dynamically change color to deal damage and avoid taking damage yourself.

In addition to fluid combat, lost light promises “an intricate world imbued with mystery.” The game’s story evolves from the main character’s childhood to adulthood, also focusing on helping and calming down bosses rather than just defeating them.

By the way, the score is composed by acclaimed teacher Austin Wintory.

Below you can read an official description of the game’s features:

  • Play as a Being of Imbalanced Energy, on its Journey Toward Awakening: Strayed Lights is an atmospheric action-adventure with fluid combat and an intricate world steeped in mystery. You are a tiny and growing light that seeks transcendence. Explore a land of otherworldly ruins and glowing trees, where entities of flickering light and luminescent shadows reside.
  • Harness energy in combat: Challenge rogue shadowy creatures in fast-paced, rewarding combat. Use a fluid mix of parries and dodges to absorb their energy levels until you can unleash an ultra energy attack. Change your light from blue to orange in sync with enemies using timed parries, then power them back in vivid finishers.
  • Face off against internal and external creatures: Monsters chase you through otherworldly regions of mist, tall trees, and luminescent ruins. Enjoy evocative boss fights with colossal shadowy creatures gone rogue, as well as strategic, rhythmic duels with a variety of grisly creatures.
  • Grow and ascend: Build a unique character that can harness energy to launch bold attacks. Unlock new abilities and transform from a tiny light into a pseudo-mystical entity imbued with vivid powers.
  • Explore a mysterious land: Strayed Lights is set in a dark, dreamlike world that is as vivid as it is mysterious. Journey along with a haunting soundtrack reflecting moods in the creatures you encounter created by Grammy-nominated composer Austin Wintory, whose previous projects include Journey, Abzu, and The Banner Saga series.

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