Tengami is the first game produced by Nyamyam Ltd., an independent game developer located in the UK. The company was created in 2010 by Jennifer Schneidereit and Phil Tossell. When you play Tengami for the first time, it will be a visually fascinating experience, folded into a rich narrative . The vehicle used for telling the story in Tengami, will be an exquisitely designed pop-up book.
[UPDATE: Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 – 2:00 AM, PST] It is hard to believe that it has been over a year since we first reported on the beautiful puzzle game Tengami. We have been wanting to play this game for a while. It was released on iOS, then Steam, and now Android. If you are interested in checking out this stunning pop-up-book like puzzler, your wait is over. Nyamyam Ltd., has made Tengami available for purchase in the Google Play Store. The game cost $3.49 to download, and does not include any app purchases. We hope to have a review of the game soon. If you are interested in checking this game out, the link to download it can be found at the end of this article.
“In Tengami you explore a beautifully crafted pop-up book world, which is inspired by traditional Japanese arts and crafts. Tengami is an atmospheric adventure game, full of wonder and mystery, set in Japan of ancient dark fairy tales. Flip, fold, slide and pull parts of the world to solve puzzles and discover secrets.” – Nyamyam Ltd.
Tengami was released earlier this year on iOS and was extremely well received. Because of its unique game style presentation, the game has been recognized during Sense of Wonder Night 2012 (Official Selection), IndieCade 2012 (Finalist), SXSW (Gaming Award Finalist), and Big Festival Brazil 2014 (Finalist Best Art and Best Music), among many others. The game is currently in development for Android devices. Hopefully we will see the release of the game before the end of this year. It was recently greenlit on Steam, so PC users should be able to play the game soon.
- Uncover the secret behind the lone dying cherry tree.
- First of its kind pop-up book game play. Not a book, but a game inside a pop-up book. Tengami plays like nothing else before it. Reach directly into the world to flip, fold and slide parts of the world to delve deeper into your mysterious journey.
- Tengami’s world is built as an authentically folding three dimensional pop-up book with an all new technology created just for this game. Everything seen in the game could be recreated in real-life with just paper, scissors and glue.
- A beautiful and original soundtrack by renowned composer David Wise accompanies your adventure.
When the game was released on iOS, it was released as a premium priced title for $4.99 without any in-app purchases or ads. We expect the pricing to be similar for Android as well, though that has yet to be confirmed. The soundtrack, which is phenomenal, was created by David Wise. It is currently available for purchase and can be found in the Play Store. If you enjoy unique puzzle/adventure games, you should keep Tengami close on your radar. Based on the praise the game has received thus far, you don’t want to miss it. Be on the lookout for more information from us on Tengami and Nyamyam soon.
Official Website: Nyamyam