*The cooperation releasing game of “Fantastic Games”, the independent games supporting program of CMGE *

[Game Introduction]

Despite only being able to burn for 10 seconds, a little candle journeys into the darkness, with the purpose of seeking light.

Candleman provides an immersive adventure, with an innovative and unique game mechanism and well-balanced level design.

[Game Features]

Venture through the darkness with only 10 seconds light.

A mysterious world bathed in the radiance of lively light and vibrant colours.

Face obstacles based on the mechanics of light and shadow.

Journey out of the darkness with the little candle, looking for the light.

[Reviews & Comments]

Like a playable Pixar short that'll warm your heart. - Mirror

A beautiful, finely-tuned death trap. – Gamespot

One of the strangest, but surprisingly endearing, heroes. - Metro

It made me feel like I was a kid again. - A Flawed Orange

A refreshingly unique platforming masterpiece - Death Essence

Any younger gamers would definitely enjoy this game. - vx FluxWolf xv

A great example of just an awesome indie game – LifeSuxPlayHALO

[Contact Us]


Twitter: @CMGE_Indie

Instagram: fantasticgames_cmge

Only available on iOS 9 or above temporarily

What’s New

Version 3.0.6

Spring Festival elements are elaborately created in Chapter 12 including New Year fireworks, traditional salute and blessing lanterns. Wish everyone a happy and auspicious New Year! Welcome to have a try.

Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
148 Ratings

148 Ratings

Jay022686 ,

Worth It!

This game is worth EVERY PENNY! It’s beautifully designed, well thought out and very unique. I love the atmosphere of It. Want to take yourself away on a cute little animated adventure for a while, play this game. It’s not too hard and not too easy! And It continues to get more and more beautiful as you play. If there is a sequel, mark me down! The creators are on to something. Jemone

Developer Response ,

Thanks for your compliments!

mwreed ,

Was 5 stars until the ending

I adored this game until the final stage of level 9, when the game takes a sudden left turn and becomes something completely different, something that totally undercuts everything it was up until that point. A nice, contemplative, quiet and sadly whimsical game devolves into something stupid and absurd and hollow.

It was so disappointing that I didn’t even bother to try to go back and get all the candles. I only played through to make sure my review wasn’t unfair and everything did in fact end as stupidly as that level began. I didn’t realize until the finishing cutscene that it could actually end worse than I’d anticipated.

Maybe there are more levels coming. But if 1-9 are it, then this was a blown opportunity. But levels 1-8 and all but the end of 9 are delightful to play and worth the money.

Developer Response ,

Maybe you are just shocked by Chapter 9, but the rest Chapters are still worth to anticipated, be patient. The end will be very meaningful

Rodco34 ,


That really describes the visual of the game. You really have surpassed yourselves. This speaks well of the level of standard you have set. It is very high. I wonder what made you reach for this standard when so many games settle for less and are satisfied. Anyway thanks. It makes me willing to pay much more when there is obvious heart.

The controls are very good for play on iPad Pro 13”. I have no criticisms.
My one wish is that there were 1000 levels of bliss to play. ;)

Developer Response ,

^ ^ We are very glad that you are loving Candleman, the rest levels will coming this year!!! \(^o^)/


CMGE Group Limited
1.4 GB

Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 5S, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9-inch), iPad Pro (12.9-inch) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (9.7‑inch), iPad Pro (9.7-inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad (5th generation), iPad (5th generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (2nd generation), iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (2nd generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (10.5‑inch), iPad Pro (10.5-inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad (6th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (6th generation), iPad Pro (11-inch), iPad Pro (11-inch) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9-inch) (3rd generation), iPad Pro (12.9-inch) (3rd generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini (5th generation), iPad mini (5th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air (3rd generation), iPad Air (3rd generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad (7th generation), iPad (7th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPod touch (6th generation), and iPod touch (7th generation).


English, Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese

Age Rating


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