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Little Nightmares

Rating Summary

Based on 132 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

78

Top Critic Average

71%

Critics Recommend

Based on 132 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Apr 28, 2017
Xbox OneApr 28, 2017
PCApr 28, 2017

Developer: Tarsier Studios

Publisher: BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment

Genres: Art, Adventure

Immerse yourself in Little Nightmares, a dark whimsical tale that will confront you with your childhood fears! Help Six escape The Maw – a vast, mysterious vessel inhabited by corrupted souls looking for their next meal. As you progress on your journey, explore the most disturbing dollhouse offering a prison to escape from and a playground full of secrets to discover. Reconnect with your inner child to unleash your imagination and find the way out!

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Mighty Head
22
Strong Head
50
Fair Head
12
Weak Head
6
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IGN

8.8 / 10.0
IGN

Like Hide and Seek, Little Nightmares confidently captures the exhilarating fear of waiting to be found by something that's hunting you. But it also replicates the alien horror of being a child that doesn't understand what's happening to and around them, and of a seemingly familiar environment turned into a series of opportunities for safety and danger. Smart, grotesque and never-endingly weird, this is a very different, extremely welcome kind of horror game that left me wanting more than its brief five hours provides.

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PC Gamer

78 / 100
PC Gamer

An okay platformer but a deeply imaginative horror game, Little Nightmares is worth playing for its array of disturbing imagery.

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Eurogamer

Recommended
Eurogamer

Media Molecule prot'g' Tarsier turns in a masterpiece of meat and malice, swiftly consumed but with a lingering aftertaste.

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GamesRadar+

GamesRadar+

At times mechanically clumsy, but artistically sound, Little Nightmares might get on your nerves every once in awhile, but its imagery will burrow into your brain and never leave.

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