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Nihilumbra is a puzzle-platform game. The player takes control of the Born, an entity born out of the nothingness of the Void, the game's antagonistic force. The Born journeys throughout the world in an attempt to live, but with the Void following in his wake, inadvertently causes the world's destruction.

The player will gather various powers from colored flowers as the Born heads through his existential journey. The flowers give the player the ability to paint the landscape with their fingers to alter its properties. For instance, the blue color allows the player to paint surfaces with ice, allowing them to slide across gaps, while the brown color allows the player to become sticky. There are five colors, and five worlds in all.

The Wii U version contains cooperative multiplayer for two players.


Nihilumbra Windows Here using the blue color will create ice causing the monster to slide into the box and bump it off the cliff.
Nihilumbra Windows Covering the golden dome with a pushable box will lower the wall nearby.
Nihilumbra Windows This is the scenario selection screen which allows the player to go back to any stage passed successfully.
Nihilumbra Windows Spikes

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Shoost Linux Apr 16, 2014 10 out of 10 100
Slide to Play iPad Jul 17, 2012 4 out of 4 100
Slide to Play iPhone Jul 17, 2012 4 out of 4 100
Shoost Macintosh Apr 16, 2014 10 out of 10 100
Softpedia Windows Nov 27, 2013 9 out of 10 90
HonestGamers Windows Oct 29, 2013 8 out of 10 80
TouchGen iPad Jul 06, 2012 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Metro.co.uk iPhone Aug 09, 2012 7 out of 10 70
Pocket Gamer UK iPad Jul 06, 2012 7 out of 10 70
Pocket Gamer UK iPhone Jul 06, 2012 7 out of 10 70


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