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The Nightjar
In space, no one can see you scream
By Matt Wales 10 May 2013
Game Name: The Nightjar | Publisher: Somethin' Else | Format: iPhone, iPad | Genre: Puzzle | Players: 1 | Version: Europe
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Space, a wise man once said, is big. It's also pretty dark when your life support systems are down.

That's how The Nightjar begins: you, the lone survivor of some deep space disaster, trapped in the pitch black confines of your ship as it plummets toward the surface of a nearby moon.

The Nightjar comes from Somethin' Else, the talented team of 3D audio specialists responsible for the critically acclaimed Papa Sangre - and, as with that game, there's nary a graphic in sight. It spins its dizzying sci-fi adventure through ambient audio cues alone, and the results are spectacular.
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Summary
A uniquely thrilling, audio-only, science fiction horror that proves that, sometimes, there's very good reason to be afraid of the dark
RATING
8/10
 
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