Fantastical Fairytale She and the Light Bearer Launches Jan. 17

In a few short weeks, cleanse your doubtlessly grimy gaming palate with the utterly delightful She and the Light Bearer, arriving January 17. Developed by Indonesia-based Mojiken StudioShe and the Light Bearer is a point-and-click fairytale thrumming with the irresistible wingbeats of beauty, charm, and discovery. Weaving together poetry and storytelling, music and wonder, She and the Light Bearer promises an experience that’ll resurrect the childlike awe in all of us. Mojiken Studio describes its charmer thus:

“She and the Light Bearer is a point and click adventure game, a poem, a fairy tale. Take a journey inside a vibrantly colored forest, meet silly creatures, listen to serene folk musics, and discover its somber secrets.”

If you can’t wait until its full release on Steam on the 17, you can play She and the Light Bearer‘s currently-available demo. In an industry teeming with blood, guts, and back-breaking level grinding, titles like She and the Light Bearer proffer a breathtaking vista of another — much more sweetly innocent — gaming world.