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NightSky (3DS eShop)

Game Profile

Welcome to the World of NightSky!

NightSky is a unique gameplay experience that puts you inside an ambient and mysterious universe. Cerebral challenges fill cleverly designed, picturesque worlds with beautiful acoustic accompaniment.

Part action and part physics puzzler, NightSky tests your reflexes and logical thinking. Become the master of an enigmatic sphere by traversing sunset plains, dreary mountains, abandoned ruins and other locales.

  • Experience the game at different Difficulty levels (Normal and Master)
  • Take on 13 levels in each large, expansive play area
  • Track down additional, unlockable secret Bonus Levels
  • Original ambient soundtrack by musician, Chris Schlarb

Game Review


USA USA Version

Posted by Philip J Reed

A perfect circle

Three years ago, Nicalis announced a game called NightSky for release on WiiWare. Needless to say that never happened, but the project was far from dead. Last year our excitement was renewed by the news that NightSky would instead be released for the 3DS...

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Starry night

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User Comments (11)



Azikira said:

Probably going to be another cult classic~ I have yet to be disappointed with Nicalis. :3



Jfilesguy said:

Mmmmm... Indie games


If we could get more of these on 3DS we could have an Indie section, just like Xbox 360!



grumblegrumble said:

Can't wait for this! Just posted a topic about it in the 3DSWare forums, I am waiting with baited breath! This looks amazing



eirikr said:

I bought it ... is that me or there are not good games lately ? I don't know why NL gave it a 10 out of 10 , the game is not good at all ... the game does not flow as I would like , it feels slow . I must confess I bought it because the NL review but in my opinion I would give a 6/10 and I am being very fabulous . Sad .

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