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*** Apple's Best of 2012 Hidden Gems ***

Nihilumbra is compatible with iPhone 4, 4S, 5, iPod Touch 4 and iPads. Has to be be downloaded over a Wi-Fi connection.

Discover the beautiful world of Nihilumbra and join Born on his adventure to find himself whilst trying to escape from his inevitable curse.
Born was created from the absolute nothingness: The Void. But somehow he separates himself from the black emptiness and appears in the world. This is where his long odyssey begins, in which he will learn how to use the colors around him to gain powerful abilities and transform the world.

However, his experiences come at a high price. The Void must be one. It seeks to reclaim him and will never stop chasing him, destroying everything in its path along the way.
To survive, Born will have to condemn the earth he walks to its inevitable obliteration by The Void...


- More than 10 hours of gameplay.

- “Old school” playability inspired by classic games but redesigned for tactile devices.

- The ability to change ground physics using five different colors.

- Use five worlds as your canvas and transform them at your will.

- Two different control schemes: Classic buttons or tilting sensor.

- Original soundtrack composed by Álvaro Lafuente. Headphones recommended.

- Unlockable surprise on completion of the game. Replayability assured.

What's New in Version 1.3

New update!

Added Russian language.
Minor bug fixes.

More updates coming soon!


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Customer Reviews


This game is nothing less than FANTASTIC! If you're an indie game fan who loves unique, intriguing, gorgeous and well thought out games you are in luck with this. I'm no professional critic and I was extremely critical and hesitant at first. I have had my eye on this for some time and was waiting simply because I've been wrapped up in other games. However, I must say if you purchase no other iOS game anytime soon "BUY THIS GAME!". Some say the controls are lacking. I think those statements are for those on anything smaller than you average iPad. If you have an iPad, or the mini you are probably better off. This game is fluid, simple and very hard to put down. I have yet to finish this game and have only read of the difficulties that lie ahead, I cannot wait to pull my hair out over this (I mean that in a good way of course). If those could be adapted to a console or my regular MacBook I would get it without hesitation. Great work on the developer and programming team! I'm looking forward to seeing what else you come up with :D keep it up! You have a solid fan here!


I'm reviewing this game based on playing it on the latest iPad.

I love this game. The words going across the screen as you explore are a nice touch and it feels as if you're playing through a beautiful storybook.
The game is very inventive in the way you can manipulate your powers in different ways to get to your goal. What I really love about this game though is just when you think the game's over and you're saying "well that was really short" you get a whole new set of levels of increased difficulty. These levels are the ones that really test how inventive you can be with your powers and how well you can multitask. Some of them are quite hard, but when you finish them you feel like you've accomplished something.

I still have some Void levels to finish, but when if my opinion of the game changes at all I'll let you know. But I honestly don't see that happening. This game is a winner in my book.

A beautiful story

This game is as beautiful as it is entertaining. The story was as amazing as the artwork, with just the right amount of strategy mixed in. It takes a simple concept, with an excellent form of game play that requires you to use your head a little.
All the while, an unseen narrator twists a story with dioulouge that almost seems inspirational, despite being the voice of doubt. The story is about, simply, you. At least, that is how the narrator refers to you. In truth, you control a piece of 'the void'. When you escape this void to go put and find true meaning and life in your existence, this vast and menacing expanse will stop at nothing to get you back. It sends monsters to capture you, and even will destroy whole worlds. But you slowly learn new ways to stay out of its clutches.
Overall, five stars isn't enough to display my thurough belief that this is one of, if not the, best app I have ever played.

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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • $2.99
  • Category: Games
  • Updated: Oct 05, 2012
  • Version: 1.3
  • Size: 151 MB
  • Language: English
Rated 9+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence

Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.1.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPad, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), and iPod touch (5th generation).

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