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NIKO: Through The Dream

3 years ago

Explore-o-Puzzler Niko: Through The Dream Released

Usually when I see a game in set in a weird and beautiful world, part of me wishes it where a walking simulator rather than... whatever it is. Niko: Through the Dream [official site] certainly looks pretty, but I also dig the sound of the puzzles its floating islands hold. Developers Studio Paint say some are based on things like colour, shape, and sound, which…

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Surreal-Em-Up – Niko: Through The Dream Out June 26th

How do you describe the art style of Niko: Through The Dream [official site]? Some may call it a Magritte painting in the form of a puzzle game; Others might say it's like experiencing one of Cheryl Cole's fever dreams from when she had malaria. Actually, to a certain extent it reminds me of Rod Humble's The Marriage - in spirit, at least.

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5 years ago

That Was Fast: Crawl, NIKO, 48 Others Greenlit

Seems like only yesterday that we were posting about Crawl's spiffy new hot-pink-emblazoned Steam Greenlight page, and that's because it was. In what has to be some kind of record, it's already emerged from Valve's crowd-run dungeon with keys to the Steam kingdom in hand. Why, before you know it, Crawl will probably be learning to drive, graduating from college, and serving minimal time for…

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NIKO: Through The Dream Looks Like Myst Meets Journey

Any time I hear any variation on the word "Niko," I just hear Roman from Grand Theft Auto IV going, "Niko! My cousin!" And then I get really upset about bowling. It is, as they say in the parlance of our time, A Problem. But perhaps NIKO: Through The Dream can help me get over it. It's a first person puzzler so minimalist, clean, and…

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