Niva is a free exploration game which has a new age, mythical quality. The game developers label it as, ?a pacifistic exploration art game? which kind of makes sense once you have spent a few hours getting to know it.
Wonder and Wanderlust
From a player's point of view, Niva allows you to take on the role of a mighty god of the forest. As a senior woodland spirit, you have to restore the harmony of the forest and ? without getting in a mesmerised state along the way ? use your powers to help get rid of a mysterious infestation. Using a simple keyboard control to navigate, you'll soon learn that there is much to discover, but don't forget to keep altering your point of view by using your mouse, either. After all, through your observations and by making good use of your abilities to nurture plant life, you'll find a number of ways that you resolve conflicts and restore the forest's harmonious nature. Niva has a scenic artistic style which comes across in its graphics and this is backed up by its new age style relaxing music.
New Style Gameplay
Initially developed as a student project, Niva offers something new. It is a simple yet intriguing game which invites you to explore in a way that suits the player, It is just the ticket if you want a stress busting but engaging game to play.