Carl Williams writes, "Anyone that knows me knows I am into 2.5D side scrolling games from the likes of Astal and Clockwork Knight on the Sega Saturn to the reboot of Castle of Illusion or Swordigo. If it is 2.5D side scrolling action, role playing, adventuring, I will at least give it a chance. This is the reason I am covering Candlelight, it is a 2.5D side scrolling action platform title in the style of the Super Mario series but you are in control of a candle of all things. Yeah, a candle, made of wax with a burning top. Now read on and find out why you should care."