Limbo puts players in the role of a young boy traveling through a hostile world in an attempt to discover the fate of his sister. Score:


Our Verdict: Limbo is a puzzle game that is littered with ideas and an artistic eye, but more importantly it understands the frustrations of repetition and makes failure enjoyable.

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Playdead on Vita: Touch wouldn't suit Limbo at all

Lots of effort going into making the game work on the handheld's screen.

Publish date Mar 27 2013

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1 Publish date Sep 4 2012

Limbo successor Project 2: New details emerge

Fresh details of Playdead's successor to Limbo have popped up online.

2 Publish date Jun 14 2012

Limbo could be heading to iOS and Android

Hit Xbox LIVE Arcade game Limbo - later released on PC and PSN - could be set to make an appearance on iOS and Android platforms.

Publish date Feb 28 2012

Limbo has sold over 1 million copies

Limbo has sold over one million copies worldwide across Xbox 360, PC and PlayStation 3, developer Playdead has announced. The critically praised downloadable game has been played by gamers in 153 countries in nine languages.

Publish date Nov 11 2011

Limbo dev says retail model is broken

The retail video game model "has always been and still is broken," believes Dino Patti, head of Limbo developer Playdead games.

Publish date Nov 1 2011

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Limbo coming to iOS next week in Article Comments

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Ooo will be getting that never had chance to get it or time to play it on Xbox so will be handy to have for on the go.

Trio of indie games announced for PSN in Article Comments

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Spelunky, Divekick, and Limbo making their way to Sony platforms.

PlayStation Plus Euro December 2012 content includes Arkham City and Limbo in Article Comments

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Superb offerings. I traded my Arkham City a while back whilst it was still worth something but i always planned to pick it up again when it got really cheap but free will do nicely. I'm looking...

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Game Stats

Technical Specs
Release Date: 21/07/2010
Developer: Playdead
Genre: Puzzle
No. Players: One
Rating: PEGI 18+
Site Rank: 1,206 126
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