We've been excited about the iOS release of pixel-art indie game Home since the port was first mooted last autumn.

Actually, 'excited' might be the wrong word. 'Apprehensive' might be more apt.

That's because Benjamin Rivers's game is a horror-adventure set in a seemingly abandoned house. With just a torch to guide you, you have to make your way through the gorgeous pixel-art abode, figuring out exactly what happened there.

Except you're not really just figuring things out. In truth, you're changing the story via your choices.

Every move you make and every decision you take has a small consequence in Home, meaning your actions will subtly change the game as you play through it.

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Rivers recommends you take your iOS device to the spookiest place you can find, plug in your most expensive headphones, and consume the whole game in one long sitting to get the best Home experience.

If you don't think you can stomach all of that horror in one go, though, don't fear: your progress will be saved at certain places as you play.

As for the game's controls, well, they are delightfully simple. The atmospheric soundtrack is the icing on this perfectly baked cake.

Home is available from the App Store right now for just £1.99 / $2.99. If you're a fan of indie horror, it's well worth a look.