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Nira Review
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Posted: 21 months ago, last updated 3 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.


Nira is a survival game where pixelated characters explore the primitive world to find resources to survive. It's unusual not only because of its basic art-style but because its simplicity gives rise to emergent and open play. Something like a cross between Terraria and Minecraft.

You can play with up to 4 people on the same system to quest, level up, gain skills, farm, fish, cook, ride or even fly a plane. You can have fun and take things at your own pace, but when night falls you need to be ready for the creatures that come out: goblins, ogre and other monsters.

Build a base to defend yourself at night. Hunt for food and cook meals to stay alive. Build vehicles or tame and ride animals. Gather resources to craft tools and weapons.

It's available in early access via Steam for PC and Mac.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 24/04/2020

Platforms: Mac and PC

Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting, Role-Playing, Simulation and Strategy

Developer: Baseline Games (@BaselineGames_)


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Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room, but you can’t play it online.


Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

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We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our Nira Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@BaselineGames_) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

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