LUNA The Shadow Dust is a gorgeous hand-animated point-and-click adventure that's out now on iOS and Android

Indulge in some Ghibli-esque vibes

LUNA The Shadow Dust is a gorgeous hand-animated point-and-click adventure that's out now on iOS and Android
  • Discover wordless storytelling and frame-by-frame character animation
  • With an evocative soundtrack to boot
  • Solve puzzles with point-and-click mechanics

Application Systems Heidelberg has officially launched LUNA The Shadow Dust on iOS and Android, inviting mobile gamers to get their hands on this charming hand-animated puzzle adventure. The gorgeously animated title puts the beauty of wordless storytelling front and centre here, with point-and-click mechanics and an evocative soundtrack to bring on all the feels.

In LUNA The Shadow Dust, you can look forward to discovering the tale of two companions as they journey together across an enchanted world. Solve puzzles and marvel at cinematic scenes crafted meticulously with frame-by-frame character animation. Despite the single-player gameplay, you'll be able to control dual characters to round out the immersive factor of the game.

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Based on the trailer alone, there's a Ghibli-esque feel to the whimsy of it all. Top it off with an orchestral soundtrack and it seems like you've got a haunting gem in your hands that promises to stay with you until the very end.

If that sounds like it's exactly your cup of tea and you're keen on more immersive tales that'll leave a lasting impression on you, why not take a look at our list of the best narrative adventures on mobile to get your fill?

Now, if you're eager to join in on all the fun of this award-winning title, you can do so by checking out LUNA The Shadow Dust on the App Store and on Google Play. It's a premium title that costs $4.99 a pop or your local equivalent.

You can also join the community of followers on the official Facebook page to stay updated on all the latest developments, visit the official website for more info on the studio as well, or take a little peek at the embedded clip above to get a feel of the game's vibes and visuals.

Catherine Dellosa
Catherine Dellosa
Catherine plays video games for a living and writes because she’s in love with words. Her Young Adult contemporary novel, For The Win: The Not-So-Epic Quest Of A Non-Playable Character, is her third book published by Penguin Random House SEA - a poignant love letter to gamer geeks, mythological creatures, teenage heartbreak, and everything in between. She one day hopes to soar the skies as a superhero, but for now, she strongly believes in saving lives through her works in fiction. Check out her books at, or follow her on FB/IG/Twitter at @thenoobwife.