We’re Luminawesome Video games, a small crew of 4 core individuals founded in Vancouver, Canada, and we’re great excited to announce that our 3-D puzzle platformer, Lumote:The Mastermote Chronicles, is squishing, bopping and bouncing its manner onto Xbox One lately! Making Lumote has been an actual exertions of affection. It’s, no doubt, our hobby mission. It makes us immensely proud to peer what began out as an Unreal International Sport Jam-winning mission after all release at the Xbox Retailer!
The sport is ready within the Nice Depths, a sprawling aquatic international stuffed with bioluminescent creatures referred to as ‘Motes’ who spend their lives deep within the bioverse, dwelling at the rhythms of the electronica soundscape. Within the sport you play as Lumote, a lovely, squishy, bio-luminescent creature on a challenge to overthrow the Mastermote. To take action, you’ll want to descend via an expansive maze-like sequence of platforms, and take keep an eye on of the sector’s population in your quest to grasp keep an eye on.
As you’ll be able to see from the photographs right here, the sport is stuffed with colourful neon colors and has an inviting stress-free surroundings (and soundtrack), and can, we are hoping, provide avid gamers with various somewhat artful colour-based puzzles to navigate!
So, let’s dive into the bioverse and take a better take a look at one of the key options discovered inside Lumote: The Mastermote Chronicles.
Complicated and Evolving Puzzles
Gameplay revolves round fixing a chain of self-contained puzzle rooms, which build up in complexity with each and every Mote you meet. When you whole your first playthrough, avid gamers can transfer roles and tackle an much more advanced sequence of puzzles, because the Mastermote!
‘Ownership’ is the core mechanic discovered throughout the sport, this refers to Lumote’s talent to take keep an eye on of the sector’s population as a way to assist resolve puzzles. That is what permits Lumote to in point of fact have interaction with the sector round it.
Every Mote has a singular set of skills, which avid gamers can regularly uncover as they growth in the course of the sport. Early on, avid gamers will meet the ‘Dumbat’, a peculiar little block which powers another Mote it’s resting on. Combining this with the pleasant sea slug-like creature, the ‘Hover Mover’, permits avid gamers to move ‘Dumbat’ anyplace they see have compatibility as a way to whole the puzzle.
We adore to consider the Motes as lovable, luminescent ‘equipment’ to assist Lumote take over the sector to overthrow the mighty Mastermote!
Within the sport avid gamers will squish, bop and jump in the course of the international round them. Lumote is very curious, extremely inquisitive and lovable! You could get started the sport for the puzzles, however we are hoping you’ll keep for the super-cute Lumote, who we would have liked to provide an emotional connection to avid gamers via non-verbal expressions.
The Largest Depths
The Nice Depths is a unmarried huge atmosphere with over 50 puzzles separated via towers. Every of those towers marks the avid gamers mastery of a particular Mote and unlocks an entire new set of puzzles to discover. There are not any loading displays. As a substitute, the sector has been particularly designed the usage of our bespoke rEngine – an authentic engine constructed from the bottom up for Lumote – in order that avid gamers can stand anyplace and notice the entire growth they have got made and the whole lot they have got left to do.
Inside this international, now we have purposely created a distinction between the ominous darkness surrounding each and every stage and the luminous blue and purple pathways. The whole thing that glows is of significant significance, and the vibrancy of our environment ties into the extent of significance one thing has throughout the puzzle itself. This, accompanied via the audio design, complements the natural, but cybernetic really feel of the aquatic, bioluminescent international that Lumote is living in.
We inspire avid gamers to forestall at any level inside Lumote, and absorb the whole lot surrounding them – it’s any such visually interesting, extremely immersive international, which we are hoping avid gamers can take natural enjoyment, and perhaps even some inspiration, from.
On the largest depths is the unlikeliest, cutest, hero! Lumote: The Mastermote Chronicles is to be had from lately at the Xbox Retailer.
Lumote: The Mastermote Chronicles
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