Momentous puzzle-platformer The Sun and Moon is being expanded, out this October

The Sun and Moon is a clever, lovely, cleverly lovely puzzle-platformer unlike any other puzzle-platformer you've played. You play as a sort of ball thing, and you don't leap around by jumping but by travelling through walls and using the momentum to push yourself out and upwards. It's a bit hard to explain using our Earth words, but thankfully a trailer exists of its expanded follow-up after the break. Oh yeah, that's the other thing: The Sun and Moon is currently being fleshed out into a 'full' release, which you'll be able to play in exchange for money over on Steam.

Have a gawk at this:

Your goal in each level (and there appear to be quite a few stages in this new version, as spied in that trailer) is to snaffle three orbs before entering a wormhole, something that, as in life, can be far easier said than done. The Sun and Moon is coming to Steam on October 31st, and unless it contains a surprise appearance by Freddy Krueger or Jason Voorhees, it doesn't seem like a very Halloweeny game. While you wait, have a go at the original free browser game.

Tom Sykes

Tom loves exploring in games, whether it’s going the wrong way in a platformer or burgling an apartment in Deus Ex. His favourite game worlds—Stalker, Dark Souls, Thief—have an atmosphere you could wallop with a blackjack. He enjoys horror, adventure, puzzle games and RPGs, and played the Japanese version of Final Fantasy VIII with a translated script he printed off from the internet. Tom has been writing about free games for PC Gamer since 2012. If he were packing for a desert island, he’d take his giant Columbo boxset and a laptop stuffed with PuzzleScript games.