The Town of Light is clearly not a game for everyone. First, it's what people now call a "walking simulator", a genre that many want to stay away from because of the usual absence of real gameplay mechanics that come with it. Secondly, its main topic (medical institutions for the mentally ill in the early 20th century) is undeniably disturbing. It is based on true historical facts, the hospital where the story is set, having existed for real. Finally, the game still suffers from quite severe stuttering issues which are quite annoying.