Little Nightmares is a psychological puzzle-platformer designed in a realistic horror style by the Swedish Tarsier Studios. From the first seconds of playing you understand that your primary goal in this game is to escape from rooms as fast as you can. A background interior with a game’s terrifying atmosphere will make you look for an exit shortly.
There are no dialogues, subtitles, notes or clues; all soundtracks are completely cleared of speech. So there is nothing that you might know about your hero - a small girl in a yellow rain slicker - except that she is named Six and armed with a lighter. This Little Nightmares’ mystique and wordless game style make a storyline more intriguing as well as exciting for players.
While the gameplay might be not that understandable for somebody, the game’s graphics is just a digital masterpiece. The game's style is so beautiful and uniquely artistic that you will enjoy the visuals even though they are deathly scarring.
However, the game has some occasional graphic issues. For instance, the environments can be wider sometimes than the camera’s field of view. So you have to look into their dark corners and try to guess when the horrors will come out of there. Also, the camera itself moves with a slight delay, and even its small displacement is enough to make every move end up with a fall.
The game starts from the moment when a little girl wakes up and finds herself in a true nightmare: darkness is everywhere, creepy sounds come from unknown places and a deadman lifelessly hanging from under the ceiling.
The girl is armed with a lighter only, and she needs to go through the various obstacles to get out from this terrible place: creep along the narrow wooden beams and avoid crashing into the abyss, jump over the pit, run to the door before it slams, etc.
You're playing as the little girl who is not alone in this terrifying world. There are several characters that will make your pass towards freedom not that easy: a blind underground caretaker, the chef twins who wear people’s skins as masks, bloodsuckers, and others. Little Nightmares never really tells you what’s going on, instead, guides you in the right direction and lets you think out what’s going on by yourself.
The PC’s controls in Little Nightmares are pretty simple and intuitive. You can climb, run, jump, pick up small things, throw them and simply do any kind of childish property damages.
However, to hold something in the girl’s hands, you need to clamp the buttons which can be a little bit inconvenient: carrying the key for ten meters is okay, but getting over pits by ropes and ledges - no. You risk to lose the key and die right away going back to the latest save point.
Replay Value 3/5
Luckily, Little Nightmares doesn’t have highly complicated levels, so it usually takes a couple attempts to overcome even the most challenging parts. Persecutions, chases and dangerous enemies in the game make you over excited, but such moments as solving puzzles, for example, might seem too short and straightforward. So after escaping all rooms, there is no point to come back later to the game and start over everything. It will unlikely bring you the same enjoyment one more time.
Little Nightmares costs $19.99 and offers an Original Soundtrack to players for an additional fee.
Playing Little Nightmares feels like you fall into a toddler’s nightmare. This game has successfully braid together unique design, fantastic storyline and an intriguing puzzle solving process. However, Little Nightmares can not be called as a complicated game and a 5 hours gameplay feels like it’s not enough. All active stages in the game don’t take more than three or four attempts, running away from the enemies is not that difficult, and puzzles are also simple enough.
Anyways, the developers made an incredible mystic atmosphere in the game full of stylish details and completed with attractive pictures. So, this game deserves your attention.
- Graphics 5
- Gameplay 4.5
- Controls 4
- Replay Value 3
unique art style;
lots of useless space;
lack of storytelling;
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Little Nightmares FAQ
Q1. What genre is Little Nightmares Windows?
A1. The game is a puzzle-platformer horror adventure game. It was developed by Tarsier Studios but a publisher is Bandai Namco Entertainment.
Q2. Can I download Little Nightmares on the mobile phone?
A2. No, the game is available to download only on PC.
Q3. Is Little Nightmares free download game?
A3. No, it has only paid version. Little Nightmares received a lot of positive reviews about its decent graphics, convenient controls, and interesting gameplay. So the game couldn’t be free of charge.
Q4. Where can I find the Little Nightmares game online?
A4. The game does not support the version which allows playing online.
Q5. I want to try the game before buying. Can you get me a link to Little Nightmares demo version?
A5. Unfortunately, no. The game doesn’t have a demo version. You can read the game’s reviews and detailed description before buying.
Q6. Where can I find Little Nightmares full game to download?
A6. You can install the game from Steam or official site.
Q7. I have installed Little Nightmares unblocked version, and I noticed some troubles. Can you help me?
A7. No. We do not support illegal unblocked versions. One advice: delete it and download the game from official sources.
Q8. A lot of gamers told me that I can find free Little Nightmares torrent. Where I can do it?
A8. Torrent files are dangerous and unsafe. We do not recommend you to do it.
Q9. Do the developers plan to make Little Nightmares free to play?
A9. No, the developers do not plan to make the game free of charge.
Q10. What is the Little Nightmares price on Steam?
A10. The current price is $10. Additionally, you can buy special content that extends the game capabilities but it is not necessary.
Q11. Where can I leave the request for a Little Nightmares pre-order version?
A11. It is no pre-order for the upcoming release.
Q12. How can I realize that I am a winner in the game?
A12. Little Nightmares gameplay is about escaping from a mysterious vessel. So once you will do this, you will pass the game!
Q13. How can I cheat in the game?
A13. We do not recommend you to use Little Nightmares cheats. It is not interesting, isn’t it?
Q14. What are the Little Nightmares mods?
A14. The game has only one mode – single-player.