"Every adult was once a child... a child afraid of the dark."Yomawari: Night Alone (夜廻 Yomawari) is an isometric survival horror game developed by Nippon Ichi Software. It is the first game in the Yomawari series. It was released in October of 2015 for the Playstation Vita and for Windows on Steam.
It is the first installment of the Yomawari series, as well as a prequel to the series' second installment, Yomawari: Midnight Shadows.
But for some reason the town is filled with spirits that want to harm the little girl. She will need to solve the mysteries of the town to find her loved ones but at the same time watch out for the spirits that roam the town.
The game has an isometric-ish perspective, meaning it is top-down and rotated.
The player controls the little girl who is the protagonist of the game in order to find her missing sister and dog. To do that the player will have to explore the town and solving its mysteries while avoid the spirits that are lurking all over town. The player will have to collect certain items that will allow them to progress further in the game. There are also many collectibles to be found all over town some of them require solving one of the towns mysteries.
There is no way to fight back against the spirits. The only way to survive is to escape. There are various ways to escape, the simplest being simply running away but the player can also hide from the spirits and use certain items to help escaping like pebbles and matches.