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In space, no one can see you scream
By Matt Wales 10 May 2013
The Nightjar | Publisher:
Somethin' Else | Format:
iPhone, iPad | Genre:
Puzzle | Players:
1 | Version:
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.
A uniquely thrilling, audio-only, science fiction horror that proves that, sometimes, there's very good reason to be afraid of the dark