Game details

Game:
Limbo
AKA
Genre:
Action
Sub Genre:
2D Platformer
Release Date (US):
July 19th, 2011
Release Date (UK):
July 20th, 2011
Players:
1
Online Players:
N/A
Developers:
Playdead
Publisher:
Playdead
Rating:
M [Mature]
PSU Rank:
0 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS3:
0 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also available on Xbox 360.

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PSU Review Score
9.0
Avg. user review score:
9.9

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Summary

40% substance, 60% style, Limbo is an engrossing puzzle game and one of the highlights of PSN games this year.

We like

  • Brilliant Tim Burton-like art style
  • Great audio work creates an eery atmosphere
  • Lots of puzzle variety and challenge

We dislike

  • The unsatisfactory conclusion to the storyline
  • Trial and error approach can be frustrating

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If one aspect of Catholic theology is to be believed, Limbo is a place you wouldn’t want to visit. According to some religious thinkers, it’s an underworld where all of us could end up if we sin too much, a place in between heaven and hell where sinful souls get trapped awaiting their fate -- will they get to bathe in God’s heavenly presence, or will they be sent to dwell in hell for eternity? Limbo the ...

Limbo News

  • Limbo bringing artsy adventuring to PS Vita next week

    Playdead, the developer behind the classic PlayStation Network title Limbo, has announced that its critically-acclaimed adventure romp will be hitting PlayStation Vita next week. Gamers will be able to snap up the portable edition of Limbo for £9.99/€12.99 on June 6 – that’...

  • Here's why Limbo on PS Vita won't use touch controls

    Playdead has confirmed that the PlayStation Vita version of Limbo is a straight port and will not take advantage of the handheld’s unique touchscreen functionality. Speaking to Eurogamer, studio head Dino Patti said that PS Vita’s touch controls wouldn’t have suited the critical...

  • Indie hit LIMBO in development for PS Vita

    LIMBO, the gruesome indie darling with a muted aesthetic, will come to PlayStation Vita soon. The news comes courtesy of IGN, who confirmed that developer PlayDead is currently working on porting the game to Sony's struggling handheld platform. Perhaps we shouldn't be surprised; indie support on Pl...

  • Sony wanted IP rights to Limbo, lost exclusivity

    At one point, Sony wanted to have exclusive rights to Limbo. The requestfor IP rights made the indie adventure game go instead to Microsoft in 2010, and then to the PlayStation Network and Steam a year after. Sony Computer Entertainment’s executive producer Pete Smith said the company w...

Limbo Features

  • PSU: Best PSN Game of 2011

    2011 has been an excellent year for the digital market, and most excellent for titles released on the PlayStation Network. We’re now going to take a look at which games are in the running for the title of “Best PSN Game of 2011” and which game is it, based on the votes we received ...

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