London-based developers State of Play spent nearly 3-years making Lumino City, a beautiful video game with handmade scenes, similar to what you see in Paper Mario. This group employs an architect, a photographer, and a model maker to create the surreal game environment. Unlike similar titles, State of Play hand-built the sets for each puzzle, photographed or filmed them, and then went on to code the stage. Continue reading for a making of video and more information.
“The result is a breathtakingly beautiful puzzle game starring an intrepid girl who tries to solve the mystery of her missing grandfather. After an hour or so of extensive research I can confirm the game is amazing. Lumino City is available for the Mac and PC, and is coming very soon to iOS,” according to This is Colossal.