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GNOG

GNOG review

Head held high

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3 months ago

Melon-twisting puzzler Gnog is free on the Epic Games Store

"Gnog is absolutely spellbinding and charming in its daft, joyful silliness," our former John (RPS in peace) said in his Gnog review when it finally came out last year. A big fan of twiddling and twisting and tugging heads to see the secrets they hold, that one. And in the game. Gnog hands us playful puzzleheads to open up, look inside, fiddle with, and eventually…

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2 years ago

Gnog’s pretty puzzleheads opening up in November

The pretty puzzleheads of Gnog will finally come to PC some time in November. Ko_op's Gnog traps us inside giant monstrous heads, where I suppose our objective is to escape but that seems a lot less fun than messing about. Like Windosill and games by Vectorpark, solving puzzles feels secondary to poking around, fiddling with things to discover delightful consequences. Here, peep this:

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3 years ago

GNOG’s Puzzleheads Still Look Delightful

I am quite keen to rummage in the giant puzzleheads of GNOG [official site]. They're teeny little rooms with plenty of things to press, pull, flip, open, rotate, lift, twist, twirl, plug in, and generally fiddle with. Developers Ko-op Mode have cited inspirations including Windosill and Polly Pocket toys and yes, that all sounds splendid. It looks gorgeous too. Check out this new trailer:

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5 years ago

GNOG Is A Head-Scratching Puzzle Game

I wrote previously about GNOG [official site] when it was called GNAH! and I was charmed by its art style, its playful attitude to puzzle solving, and the fact it's about poking and rotating gurning faces with rooms inside. The team decided in November however to "throw everything out and start from scratch." The result is that it's still a game about prodding at heads,…

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6 years ago

Gnah! Is A Puzzle Game About Escaping From Heads

Gnah! is a puzzle game about the inside of heads. If it were set inside my head, currently all you'd find would be a picture of a dog dressed as a unicorn, and fresh memories of the Seven Of Nine episodes of Star Trek: Voyager. Alas, it actually takes place inside heads rendered by crisp, graphic illustrations, and is about unlocking progress by alternately poking…

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