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App description: What the critics have said:
If you're looking for a game that shows how simple, touchscreen-focused controls can create an elegant, hugely entertaining experience, then NightSky is well worth your time. - Pocket Gamer

Tight controls and effective ambience make NightSky one of the best physics platformers around. - MacLife

"The physics-based gameplay is clever, but the real draws are the beautiful scenery and the ambient electronic soundtrack." - IGN.com

There is no denying that NightSky accomplishes just about everything it sets out to do. -Dtoid.com

Night Sky has so many well designed elements working in unison to craft an immersive iOS experience that is a should buy. - Apple N Apps

Awards and acclaims:
GDC Independent Games Festival Seumas McNally Grand Prize Finalist
GDC Independent Games Festival Excellence in Design Finalist
GDC Independent Games Festival Excellence in Audio Finalist
Ideame Featured Title
ACMI Best of IGF Exhibition

NightSky is the critically acclaimed and award-winning physics-based puzzle game--now on iOS!

With varied and beautiful worlds, each is broken into different areas. Use intuitive touch controls to maneuver a mysterious crystal sphere and unlock the mystery. There are no enemies, no bosses and no violence in NightSky.

BEAUTIFUL WORLDS
Combining black silhouettes with vibrant colors and beautiful artwork, NightSky will capture your imagination instantly. Roll through picturesque worlds, each with its own atmosphere, environment and personality. Discover its secrets.

SERENITY THROUGH AUDIO
Experience this world through high-quality ambient audio effects and sounds. Over one hour of professionally composed and produced music (by international musician, Chris Schlarb) will accompany you on your journey.

THE PERFECT TOUCH
Tuned for iOS, NightSky feels right at home on your device. Swipe to play! Alternate controls include tilt and virtual control pad.

Game Features:
NightSky GAME FEATURES:
- Universal binary! Yeah!
- 2D Platform/Puzzle Game
- Advanced 2D physics model
- iOS 5 and 6 native support
- Multiple Game Difficulties (Normal and Alternative)
- Multiple vehicles, each with specific uses and controls
- Additional, unlockable secret Bonus Levels
- Original ambient soundtrack by musician, Chris Schlarb

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Echoseven's comments:


03-13-2013, 07:02 AM
#2
I hope this gem leads to WADF being ported too!

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03-13-2013, 07:05 AM
#3
Wowser, I really wasn't expecting this - particularly when the 3DS version hit the EU eShop a full three months (I think!) after NA. At just 0.69 ($0.99) it's a real bargain too! Roll MidNight - see what I did there!

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03-13-2013, 07:06 AM
#4
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Well, I'll be damned.

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03-13-2013, 07:11 AM
#5
Looks a bit too similar to that other iOS game where you controlled a gear in very similar enviroments, with vehicles too, cant remember the name...even the graphics are identical...
03-13-2013, 07:11 AM
#6
Actually, play this 2 days ago via humble bundle android. nice looking game but is meh...played much better similar games on touchscreen
03-13-2013, 07:16 AM
#7
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheFrost View Post
Looks a bit too similar to that other iOS game where you controlled a gear in very similar enviroments, with vehicles too, cant remember the name...even the graphics are identical...
This game hails from 2009 and is the original, there have been numerous copycats.

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03-13-2013, 07:18 AM
#8
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheFrost View Post
Looks a bit too similar to that other iOS game where you controlled a gear in very similar enviroments, with vehicles too, cant remember the name...even the graphics are identical...
Trundle is the game you're thinking of buddy.

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03-13-2013, 07:39 AM
#9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Simon Potticary View Post
Trundle is the game you're thinking of buddy.
Thanks, Trundle it is... If this is similar to that one, Ill keep an eye on it.
03-13-2013, 10:00 AM
#10
Quote:
Originally Posted by sapphire_neo View Post
This game hails from 2009 and is the original, there have been numerous copycats.
Yep, it's fantastic.

And as mentioned above, you can currently get it for Steam/PC/Mac/Linux/Android through Humble Bundle (plus soundtrack).

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