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LIMBO (2011) Game Information

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LIMBO (2011)
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Overall Rank:

595

Avg. Rating:

3.88/5

# of Ratings:

4

US Release Date:

07/19/2011

Platform:

PlayStation Network

ESRB Rating:

T
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Developer:

PLAYDEAD

Publisher:

PLAYDEAD

Genres:

Action (2D Platformer)

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Also Available On:

PC (Steam), Xbox Live Arcade

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  dbarry_22
dbarry_22
Hardcore Gamer
 

01/25/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

It's Black and White, Not Old and Boring

LIMBO takes a classic 2D platforming puzzle game and adds a unique artistic twist making it a solid downloadable game to purchase for your gaming library.

The most memorable part of the game is also the part that stands out, the visuals. You play in an eerie black and white shaded world with practically no music. However, the sound effects are well done and add to the setting you're in. The character you play with is a completely black silhouette except for the bold white eyes which you can see at all times. This is an important aspect of the game to note since there are times there's a lack of light where it's the eyes that are the only thing letting you know where you are.

The game play consists of your basic, old-school style platforming interface. You move around with the j...

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3.5/5 

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  Chris Kavan
Chris Kavan
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01/12/2012 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

LIMBO: Black n White & Dead All Over

It's hard to find a game that has both a unique style and interesting gameplay. Some of the biggest complaints about FPS is how they're all muddy brown and look exactly the same. Yet often when you go too far in the opposite direction, you get a highly stylized game that looks like a million but doesn't deliver in the actual "game" department. I had a gift certificate available (thanks David!) and I bought LIMBO based on the premise. It seemed simple enough - navigate a stark black and white world, avoid traps, solve some puzzles, find your sister - the two things that caught my attention were the graphics and the seemingly endless amount of ways you can die horribly.

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Easily the high point of this PSN game - the whole game is in black and white (and maybe some grey) - eve...

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