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Slowly but surely, Limbo is turning into a Commodore 64 game

When I think of Limbo, I mostly still think of its opening areas and the danger lurking in its shadowy aesthetic. Spikes, bear traps, that terrifying giant spider... there's a lot of potential for gruesome deaths. Naturally, all of that wou...

 
 
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Limbo & Inside double pack releasing next week

Fans of Playdead's acclaimed grim-em-ups, Limbo and Inside, will be pleased to hear that the physical release containing both games will be available next week.The minimalist moodpieces will be packaged together for PS4 and Xbox One. Both p...

 
 
 
 
 
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Go on, download Limbo for free on Steam

Playdead is drumming up interest in its new game, Inside, by setting its first title free for a limited time on Steam. Throughout today and tomorrow, you can download Limbo (Windows, Mac, Linux) and keep it for good -- no selling trading ca...

 
 
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Review: FEIST

FEIST is at first glance very reminiscent of Limbo, checking all the boxes in terms of its dark visuals, lonely atmosphere, eerie music -- it even has the same creepy, hanging crates and doom spiders. Despite the similarities it's a mu...

 
 
 
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Maybe you want to play Limbo on PS4 too?

If you own a device, chances are you can play Limbo on it. Blenders? Yep, I think those are equipped for Limbo. Those high-tech war machines where two guys have to turn a key at the same time to launch a nuke? Fact: They have Limb...

 
 
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PS Plus members get caught in Limbo for free on PS Vita

One of my favorite experiences at a trade show was at E3 in 2010. I was set to have hands-on time with Limbo and time to chat with the guys at Playdead. However, they were less interested in talking about their game, and more intereste...

 
 
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Limbo is out now for iPhone and iPad

To the people who haven't played Playdead's Limbo yet: do it! Further expanding your options, the puzzle-platformer can now be played on iPhone 4S, iPad 2, and fifth-gen iPod touch or newer devices. From what I've heard, it's not the ideal ...

 
 
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Limbo will launch on iOS on July 2nd

If you somehow haven't played the indie puzzle platformer Limbo yet, it's coming to iOS next week (July 2nd) for $4.99. The iOS specific platforms supported at launch are the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch -- no Android version has been mentio...

 
 
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Limbo coming to the PS Vita on June 4

You're probably plagued by the oddly specific problem of loving to die in videogames, but hate being tethered to the general area of your console. Lucky for you, Limbo is arriving on PSN for PlayStation Vita next week, freeing you up to ind...

 
 
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Spelunky on Vita, XCOM on iOS, Borderlands 2 has more DLC

Hey gang! Enjoy this little pile of game-related news in a convenient video format with today's Destructoid Show! Some cool news came out for PS Vita owners, specifically that the handheld (and PS3, too) is getting a pile of games, includi...

 
 
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Sony missed out on Limbo because it wanted to own the IP

Limbo made its debut on Xbox Live, but Sony could have been first to get its hands on the beautiful sidescroller if only it'd kept its dick in its pants. Instead, the publisher tried to go the whole way and own the game, its need for contro...

 
 
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Check out this killer Limbo Special Edition set

Playdead has just announced that their Limbo Special Edition is available today for only $24.99. It includes DRM-free (yay!) PC and Mac versions of this incredible game, a soundtrack disc, seven art cards, a sticker and 3D glasses. As you c...

 
 
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Humble Bundle V might be the best yet [Updated]

[Update: Humble Indie Bundle V has just broken the $1 million mark in just over 5 hours.] Whilst I can appreciate that the proliferation of indie game bundles might not be a good thing, everyone needs to check out the new Humble Bundle V. T...

 
 
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Job listing points to Limbo port for iOS and Android

A new Playdead job listing on Gamasutra asks for a programmer that can help port games to new platforms. Playdead's Limbo is available for Xbox 360, PS3, computers and OnLive, but the Copenhagen, Denmark based studio is looking for hel...

 
 
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Dorkly does Limbo

Limbo is one of those games that works well because of its atmosphere. When you take that element away, like Dorkly did, you end up with something silly, and maybe a little bit scary, like the above video. Just be warned, once you've ...

 
 
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Space Marine, Limbo, and more are on sale at Steam

The Steam Holiday Sale is still going strong, and looking at my friends' activity, it's working -- they're getting us to play games we've only barely bothered to touch. A few of the daily deals today are worth pointing out: Torchlight ($3....

 
 
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Fall PSN sale includes Outland, Limbo, and more

This is your month, frugal gamers. Coming up on PlayStation Network is a deal regarding some still fairly recent, notable titles. Tomorrow through November 29, you can save 30 percent (or 50 percent, if you're a PS Plus member) on the follo...

 
 
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Limbo clears a million sales, coming to Mac this year

Having now reached worldwide sales of one million copies, Limbo will be introduced to Mac users "before the end of the year" via Steam. Development of the game was not particularly fast, but the time invested seems to be really paying off. ...

 
 
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Limbo developer says retail model is 'broken'

Dino Patti, boss of Limbo studio PlayDead, has criticized the videogames retail business. Calling it broken, Patti has questioned the need for physical products that require installing, and believes the entire system has been inefficient si...

 
 
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'More crazy than Limbo,' Playdead speaks on 'project two'

Playdead's premiere title Limbo was one of a world engulfed in darkness and monochrome obscurity, where behind each corner almost certain death would be waiting for the protagonist. Along with its tight controls and striking art style, Play...

 
 
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GameCity launches new video game award

GameCity, the annual video game festival in the UK, has launched an award which it hopes will become the "Turner Prize" for games. Festival director, Iain Simons, started the event in 2006 and created the award to celebrate the cultural imp...

 
 




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