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LIMBO (2011) Game Information

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LIMBO (2011)
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Overall Rank:

1430

Avg. Rating:

3.33/5

# of Ratings:

3

US Release Date:

08/02/2011

Platform:

PC (Steam)
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Multiplayer:

No

Developer:

PLAYDEAD

Publisher:

PLAYDEAD

Genres:

Action (2D Platformer)

Synopsis:

Also Available On:

PlayStation Network, Xbox Live Arcade

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Nick
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08/10/2019 (2 of 2 found this helpful)

Artistic Puzzle Platformer

LIMBO is an artistically unique indie platformer with simplistic black and white visuals, no music, but intentional well placed sounds. The story is a bit of an mysterious unknown, probably intentionally open for interpretation. All we know for sure is you are playing a boy who appears to be looking for a girl. Did he get lost? Is he dreaming? You decide.

Presentation
This game is known for being an artistic indie platformer, making use of black and white graphics, silhouettes, and lighting elements, to provide a mysterious ambiance.

Gameplay
LIMBO is a puzzle platformer, one that you will not get through without dying many, many times. There are many puzzles you have to discover, die, and replay in order to figure out, and then move on to the next and repeat t...

Rating of
4/5 

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  Nelson Schneider
Nelson Schneider
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05/16/2013 (2 of 2 found this helpful)

Purgatory in 3 Hours

“LIMBO” is an Indie 2D platformer created by Danish developer PLAYDEAD. Initially, “LIMBO” was released as an Xbox Live Arcade exclusive, before receiving ports to the PlayStation Network and Steam a year later. Despite its resemblance to the Wii-exclusive “Lost in Shadow,” “LIMBO” is an entirely original game. To be honest, I had little interest in “LIMBO” and the only reason I decided to give it a shot is because Steam had it on sale for $2.50. I have come to regret my impulse buy.

Presentation
The artistic look of the game is really the only thing “LIMBO” has going for it. Everything in the game is black and white, with objects, people, and enemies represented by silhouettes. Light sources in the game have a grainy texture, making them look reminiscen...

Rating of
2.5/5 

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