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NightSky, one of the most beautiful and creative physics-based iOS games ever, is now free

NightSky iPhone iPad Free

If you’re looking for a fun and creative game for you iPhone or iPad, look no further. NightSky is easily one of the most beautiful and original iOS games we have ever seen, having received plenty of critical acclaim and several GDC awards. The concept is simple: transport a mysterious sphere through boards by swiping on the screen to spin. Swipe up to reverse gravity and swipe down to return gravity to normal. Obstacles lie in your path, so you must find ways around them or put them to use. And the entire game is set atop wonderful art with silhouettes and shapes reminiscent of a Tim Burton movie.

Here’s the app’s full description:

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

Typically $3 and well worth that price, NightSky is free for a limited time for both the iPhone and iPad.

A link that leads directly to the NightSky download page in the App Store can be found below in our source section.

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