Amber City

Release Dates
(PC) Worldwide
Sep 1 2022
(Switch) Worldwide
Mar 16 2023
Simplified Chinese Title
Traditional Chinese Title

Amber City is a side-scrolling puzzle video game developed by Irisloft and published by Gamera Games.


Amber City is an indie puzzler with gorgeous areas and ingenious hand-drawn levels. A girl in a white dress wakes up in a ruined city. She uses her light to light up mysterious cocoons, reverse time, and restore the city to its former splendor. You take on the role of this mysterious girl. As you restore Amber City, more and more of its history will unfurl before you.

Core Gameplay

  • A Unique Puzzler – Consider how much light you have, plan your route forward, and find ways to light cocoons—all to restore Amber City.
  • New Companions as You Progress – Robots you synchronize with will heed your command and help you solve the puzzles.
  • Puzzles of Increasing Dimensions and Enemies – When encountering enemies, you must tread carefully and either avoid or control them to pass by unscathed.
  • New Lights – You will gain new powers over time and come across lights of different colors for a more varied experience.

Plenty of Content

  • Nine Chapters – Comprising over 70 carefully designed levels and more than 30 unique mechanics and elements.
  • Exquisitely Hand-Drawn 2D Areas – All areas are connected, and together they make up Amber City.
  • Hidden Objects – Collect chips, letters, and activate robots to unravel Amber City’s lost history.
  • Atmospheric Music – The soft and elegant music creates a relaxing puzzle experience.

Challenging Even for Avid Puzzlers

  • Collect special chips.
  • Complete levels in as few moves as possible.
  • Activate all of the city’s robots.
  • Collect all letters.
  • Complete all of the above to earn Gold ratings.

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