Combining classic art presentation with awesome concepts of 2D game, LIMBO is overwhelmingly praised and received tons of positive reviews. Developed by Playdead, a Danish game creator, LIMBO then categorized as a sample of an art form in video game. The minimalistic idea presented in BW tones is very suitable for its genre as a horror game not to mention its lighting, effects of film grain and minimum surrounding audios to deliver creepy and bizarre ambient. The dark presentation look like film noir concept matches puzzle platform gameplay besides it can be assessed from the aesthetic that bait the positive assessments. For horror game lover, LIMBO is not only about thrilling horror experience but also dark adventure to sense.
Bring the dark presentation, all come mysteriously. LIMBO is just the name of the game taken from limbus (Latin) means edge, with the main character is an anonymous boy who woke up in the amidst of edge of hell forests. He found out that his sister was missing and to make certain the fate of his sister, the nameless boy starts his journey. The search is bizarre and creepy by meeting and discovering characters that are too mysterious and queer for him. It is a puzzle game combined with mystery so the end of the game is completed by leaving another questions. Seems teasing and anxious to play and this is what is looked for by horror game lover who also love puzzle and challenging mind.
The game has received many press positive acclaims as well as reviewers and gamers besides received more than 100 prestigious awards.
From press, the compliments come from Destructoid, GiantBomb, The Escapist, and Joystiq that conveyed how genius, awesome and close to perfect game can get.
The awards are from Gameinformer, Gamespot, GameReactor, Kotaku, SpikeTV, IGN and XPlays that won as the ‘best’ game in several categories.
In GPlay Store, LIMBO has 4.8 star ratings, an awesome achievement of game app category.
5* Spectacular puzzle with incredibly creepy presentation. Unforgettable dark experience game.
5* Superb and worth every penny. This was game should be. Imaginative experience to look for by game enthusiasts
5* Incredibly brilliant game that simple but stunningly awesome
5* It is a masterpiece of game world that set specific mood and remain vague in the end
The game brought by an indie game developer from Danish, Playdead
The current version is 1.4
The game is compatible with android series 4.3 Jellybean
– minor improvements
September 7, 2015
100,000 – 500,000
4.3 and up
Rated for 16+
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