OVIVO is a minimalistic platformer with unusual mechanics where everything is as simple as black and white. The journey in this metaphoric world is filled with illusions and hidden messages.
All Reviews:
Very Positive (411) - 89% of the 411 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
May 12, 2017

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Buy OVIVO Meditative Collection

Includes 2 items: OVIVO, OVIVO Soundtrack by Brokenkites + Artbook



“Big things come in small packages, and much like its levels, OVIVO shows that it’s not about getting caught up in the details; it’s about looking at the bigger picture.”
9/10 – GameSpew

“Все ваши мысли, рождающейся, так сказать, из пустоты эфира, переносятся на бумагу и принимают причудливые формы. Примерно также можно охарактеризовать дизайн уровней в OVIVO.”
9/10 – Stratege

4/5 – CowLevel

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About This Game

OVIVO is a minimalist 2D platformer in a black-and-white world with an unusual mechanic. The main character, named OVO, is created from these two halves of the world and has the ability to switch between them. When OVO is black on a white background, all black elements become platforms and the white space becomes the walkable area, with gravity pulling downwards. The character can swap its colors, becoming white and causing all white areas to become platforms, with black turning into space and gravity pulling upwards.

OVO travels through this metaphorical world, filled with illusions and hidden messages, overcomes various dangers, and collects mysterious symbols. These symbols help you to unravel the story of this world, but how you interpret it is entirely up to you.


  • Flow mechanics. In white, the gravity force is directed downwards, in black - upward. Preservation of momentum while transitioning from one color to another allows OVO to float along their border as if it is carried by the flow.
  • Fascinating art. The metaphorical world of OVIVO is full of hidden images and optical illusions.
  • Design without words. There is no text in the game and the story is narrated through gameplay and visuals.
  • Symbolism and puzzles. The game is filled with allusions and hidden messages.
  • Meditative ambient soundtrack by Brokenkites.

System Requirements

SteamOS + Linux
    • OS *: Windows XP
    • Processor: 1 Ghz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512 MB
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.8
    • Processor: 1 Ghz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512 MB
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 + or SteamOS
    • Processor: 1 Ghz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512 MB
    • Storage: 300 MB available space

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