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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

Fantastic experience

I am not a great fan of platform games but this really is fabulous. There are plenty of levels for your money and some tricky puzzles to work out as well as some quick thinking required. The narrative is poignant and touching and adds a little extra darkness to an old format.
The music is also great and really adds to the atmosphere.
The only troubles are that to change powers requires a tap in the top right hand of the screen and this is where you need to press to move on which is a little frustrating. I also found some of the bonus levels very tricky and rather frustrating at times but this has more to do with not being a platform gamer and so not having the appropriate skills.
All in all well worth the money. You don't get many games that marry good play with good music and good controls. And there is so much to do that it keeps you playing for ages. Took me what feels like half my life to complete it! Well done to the developers - a triumph.

Just WOW!!

This is a game which isn't as well known as I should be. The little character you play as is adorable and throughout the game you develop such a sympathetic bond with it.

Cool, unique gameplay where you must solve puzzles and challenges with your newfound colours, each with their own abilities. You're running from the evil force of the void which you came from.

It's an epic game, reminds me of limbo a bit. If you enjoy puzzlers, you will love this. It's dark, creepy yet enlightening and happy at the same time.

Seriously! Download it. It's amazing! You will not regret it.

Where art meets technology

This game has amazing character. As others have mentioned, the music is lovely, but for me the poetic story that accompanies it is wonderful. It really is like a poem. It begins quite melancholic, with always the hint of a light at the end of the tunnel, a metaphor for the world we live in, I think. The puzzles involved require a lot of deduction, and I often find myself thinking about how to solve them, when I'm not actually playing it. It gets under your skin! We'll worth the money. Genuinely, a work of art!

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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • £1.99
  • Category: Games
  • Updated: 05 October 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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