Aaru's Awakening is a 2D action platformer scheduled to be released Q4 2013 for the PC and Mac. You are the champion of Dawn, Aaru. Complete missions and explore the world of Lumenox using Aaru's highly mobile skills, teleportation and charging. The balance between Dawn, Day, Dusk and Night is being destroyed by Night. As a last hope Dawn sends out his champion, Aaru, to travel all the way to Night’s domain and restore balance. Can you save the world of Lumenox?

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We finally released a demo that is a real representation of the final version, with a tutorial that allows players to get in control of the “difficult-to-master” mechanics in the game.

Posted by Lumenox_Games on Oct 30th, 2013




Some of our oldest followers might remember the old Alpha build demo, that surfaced the web more than a year ago. The demo was more a proof of a concept than a representation of the game - and so we decided to pull it offline a few months back. We have however noticed in the midst of acknowledgements of our art style that people are left wondering about the gameplay. Some have even suggested that we’re reluctant to allow players to try the game out because it doesn’t play good - only looks the part. 

This encouraged us to finally release a demo that was a real representation of the final version, with a tutorial that allows players to get control of the “difficult-to-master” mechanics in the game. We’re hopeful that people will be pleased with what we made and that the demo will raise Aaru’s Awakening some awareness. 

The Demo is available on our Official Website, or you can just click here for a direct download.

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booman
booman Oct 31 2013, 3:45pm says:

Awesome, Linux included in this zip?
Thanks for providing a demo, looking forward to finally playing Aarus-Awakening

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booman
booman Oct 31 2013, 4:00pm replied:

Not sure if your server is slow or if many people are downloading at the same time... but, its really really slow.

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Lumenox_Games
Lumenox_Games Nov 1 2013, 3:02pm replied:

I tried downloading again now and it worked fine, has it improved for you ? Also - the demo is currently only working on Windows, we'll have the Mac version out on Monday and I'll have to get back to you regarding a Linux version.

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booman
booman Nov 1 2013, 3:06pm replied:

It finished yesterday and extracted just fine. I played the whole demo. Very fun and interesting.
I like the teleportation and physics of the light-ball.
Cool game!

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Lumenox_Games
Lumenox_Games Nov 1 2013, 3:41pm replied:

Great! Glad you like it. The final version will have a lot of stuff in it that will make it much better though :)

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Johnyliltoe
Johnyliltoe Nov 2 2013, 5:21am says:

SWEET! Been waiting for more! Got tipped off due to them taking a look at the game over at Giant Bomb:

Giantbomb.com

Definitely going to have to do this for my own YouTube channel and rock the new demo!

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Lumenox_Games
Lumenox_Games Nov 2 2013, 9:48am replied:

Awesome. Look forward to seeing another video from you Johny! And feel free to monetise :)

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