The Sun and the Moon: defy gravity in this free momentum based puzzle platformer

More cool games have shaken loose from the Ludum Dare tree. The Sun and the Moon is a free (obviously) puzzle platformer in which the puzzles are in the platforms. You play a small, er, dot thing, that can dive beneath the surface of the floating world's platforms. Do so, and your momentum reverses, causing you to 'fall' upwards.

It's a cool twist on the mechanic, and good fun when you're oscillating wildly between regular and reversed gravity states. It's surprisingly tricky to get the hang of. As I dived into platforms, all too often I'd misjudge the momentum needed and fall to my death.

To complete a level, you need to collect all the, er, smaller dot things that are scattered around, before escaping into a black hole. It's the placement of the pick-ups that make The Sun and the Moon so good: grabbing each one requires you to carefully plot the path of your jump.

You can download The Sun and the Moon from its Ludum Dare competition page .

Phil Savage

Phil has been writing for PC Gamer for nearly a decade, starting out as a freelance writer covering everything from free games to MMOs. He eventually joined full-time as a news writer, before moving to the magazine to review immersive sims, RPGs and Hitman games. Now he leads PC Gamer's UK team, but still sometimes finds the time to write about his ongoing obsessions with Destiny 2, GTA Online and Apex Legends. When he's not levelling up battle passes, he's checking out the latest tactics game or dipping back into Guild Wars 2. He's largely responsible for the whole Tub Geralt thing, but still isn't sorry.