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Game review
by Harry Slater 18/3/2013
Product: NightSky
Publisher: Nicalis
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Adventure, Platform, Puzzle
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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There's always something vaguely disappointing about picking up a tablet or a smartphone to play a game and having to use on-screen buttons to control the action.

While almost everything else we do on our touchscreen devices has new, intuitive methods of interaction, games often feel stuck in the past.

Not so with NightSky. Here's a game that uses the touchscreen to its advantage, letting you swipe and tap your way to victory. It's a method that makes the game memorable, and in the overcrowded App Store that's something worth an awful lot.

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Clever and expertly put together, Night Sky pays heed to the limitations of touchscreen devices and in doing so creates a memorable, entertaining experience
Audio/visual: 9
Gameplay: 8
Value: 8
Innovation: 9
Overall: 8
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