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Little Nightmares II review

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Little Nightmares II

Little Nightmares II is a puzzle-platformer video game developed by Tarsier Studios and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. It is a sequel to the 2017 game Little Nightmares.

The game was released for Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on February 11, 2021.

Gameplay 

The gameplay of Little nightmares II is similar to that of its predecessor. The player controls a nine-year-old boy named Mono, who must navigate through a hostile world inhabited by deadly creatures known as the Maw.

The game is divided into three parts: the first part takes place in a forest, the second in a Ruins, and the third in a Factory. Each part is divided into four levels, and the player must reach the end of each level to progress.

The player can hide from enemies under objects, and can use Mono's flashlight to stun them. The player can also use environmental objects to solve puzzles and progress.

Graphics 

The graphics of Little nightmares II are similar to those of its predecessor. The game is presented in a 2.5D perspective, and the environment is rendered in a dark and gritty art style.

The game's visuals are significantly more detailed than those of its predecessor, and the lighting and effects are more realistic.

Replayability 

Little nightmares II is a linear game with no branching paths. However, the game does have collectibles that can be missed on a first playthrough.

The game also has multiple endings, which can be unlocked by completing certain requirements.

Multiplayer 

Little nightmares II does not have any multiplayer component.

Usability 

Little nightmares II is playable on Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

Conclusion 

Little nightmares II is a puzzle-platformer game with a linear structure and multiple endings. The game is presented in a dark and gritty art style, and is significantly more detailed than its predecessor. The game has good replay value thanks to its multiple endings, and is also enjoyable to play. However, the lack of multiplayer is a downside.

Pros:

  • multiple endings give the game good replay value;
  • detailed graphics;
  • fun gameplay.

Cons:

  • no multiplayer.