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Discover the huge world of Nihilumbra and join Born on his adventure to find himself whilst trying to escape from his inevitable curse.

Born was created from the absolute nothingness. When he abandons the void and appears in the world, he begins a long odyssey where he will learn how to use the colors around, that will grant him powerful abilities; though he will have to pay a high price.

The void must be one. It reclaims him and will never stop chasing him, destroying everything on its way. To keep being alive, Born will have to condemn the earth he walks, vanishing it forever.

Key Features:

  • Change ground physics using five different colors.

  • Use five worlds as your canvas and transform them at you will.

  • Original soundtrack composed by Álvaro Lafuente.

  • Unlock a great surprise by completing the game. Re-playability assured.

Customer reviews


A bit of fun for a couple hours...

llonerin | Jan. 28, 2015 | See all llonerin's reviews »

Finished the story in a single run. The game is not too bad and it has a deep meaning... Liked the way you sometimes had to mix up the colors to go on...

Have to try the Void mode yet, but seems like a lot of unexpected content there... Like the real game only starts now! Makes me wonder... Was the story only a big tutorial to the void mode? XD

A nice game standing at a low price. Buy it, if you like indies.


Not the best out there

ptsfthfll | Feb. 6, 2014 | See all ptsfthfll's reviews »

Nihilumbra is a puzzle/platformer game in which you have to make your way by using colors to your advantage. The puzzles are rather easy but at least it's fun to play. Since there are a lot of games this kind by Indie Developers. You may ask yourself it's worth. Well, the graphics are not that great but colorful enough to make you feel at ease. Level designs are above average but you'll get quite a bit fun before first completion. After completion you'll get "the void" mode which is basically the harder version of the same levels changed dramatically. I recommend this game for those who really enjoys platformers and puzzles. But unfortunately, it's not must-buy game. Addition to this, If you see this on sale, go get it immediately. Because it has it's moments.


Good story game with some puzzles...

Azralynn | Jan. 24, 2014 | See all Azralynn's reviews »

As you play through the worlds of Nihilumbra, you gain colours to change the world around you. You need to solve the puzzles using the colours to progress through the story. The puzzles aren't overly complicated, and in some cases there was more than one way to progress through them. The graphics are fairly simple, but well done overall. The best thing about the game is definitely the narrative throughout the story. From start to finish, the narrative was my favourite aspect of the story, followed by the puzzles. It's a short game, but enjoyable nonetheless.


Interesting and Fun Experience

Subj3ctLambda | Jan. 4, 2014 | See all Subj3ctLambda's reviews »

 Nihilumbra is basically about a "piece" of the vast empty void! This piece breaks off and that's when the narrator says "You are Born", This may refer to his birth, but is now also his name!
 The game basically shows Born, a piece of the void, escaping it and discovering the world with all its colours! Interesting to Born since he himself, is by definition-nothingness, therefore black!
  He comes across various colours throughout his journey and when he comes into contact with them, they change him and give him abilities! He must use these abilities to fight other hostile pieces of the void, and escape the void itself!
  However, I must mention here that your first playthrough of the gamr may feel too easy! That's because it is basically a tutorial for "Void mode"!

When you beat the game once and unlock Void mode..........that's when the real fun begins!


Fun Indie Adventure

juxtaposed_j | Dec. 23, 2013 | See all juxtaposed_j's reviews »

Unique title in which you play as Born in the fantasy, magical world of Nihilumbra a void.

This title uses colours and physics to create a very special and enchanting user experience, the soundtrack is nice also.

If you are into small, unique, abstract independent games this is worth investing some time in.