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Aaru’s Awakening

Aaru’s Awakening

Night has unleashed the storm. It is time.


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You are Aaru, the champion of dawn. You have the unique ability to shoot your soul into the world via teleportation. You will travel through the domains of Dawn, Day, Duck and Night to defeat the Night deity.

Aaru’s Awakening, from Icelandic indie developer Lumenox Games, is done in a unique art style inspired by ’70s animation films. Everything is drawn by hand: the animations, the layouts and even the backgrounds.    

Lumenox uses modern technology to color and set up animations and maps. The goal with Aaru’s Awakening is to create a euphoric and dreamy experience.

The game will be delivered through narrated cutscenes which will set the mood and establish the gameplay.

Aaru’s Awakening is set for release on PC and Mac in Q4 2013. Hopefully, it will later be ported to Linux and various video game consoles.

Karla Munger

Karla Munger

I've been with JA in one capacity or other since 2003. I'm currently website administrator. I'm also a digital artist (my avatar is one of my creations). I write reviews and articles, create graphics and basically help tend the site. It's work I enjoy very much. I love playing games of all kinds, but adventure and RPGs are my favorites (particularly scary/dark/unsettling ones). At the top of my list are The Cat Lady, The Longest Journey, Dreamfall, Still Life (first one only), Scratches and Culpa Innata. I'm a dyed-in-the-wool recluse and prefer the company of animals, hardware and ghosts to human beings (no offense). And no bio would be complete without my saying that I do NOT care for phones of ANY sort. Further, I think Dell computers are garbage and that Microsoft has become megalomaniacal. "I put my heart and soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process." - Vincent Van Gogh "I need solitude for my writing; not like a hermit - that wouldn't be enough - but like a dead man." - Franz Kafka "I've been to hell and back, my boy." - Susan Ashworth, The Cat Lady

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