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LIMBO

By Playdead

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Description

** IMPORTANT ** - Requires at least iPad 2, iPhone 4S or iPod touch (5th gen) - or newer.

Uncertain of his sister's fate, a boy enters LIMBO.

What the press said:

“Limbo is as close to perfect at what it does as a game can get.”
10/10 – Destructoid

“The game is a masterpiece.”
5/5 – GiantBomb

“Limbo is genius. Freaky, weird genius. Disturbing, uncomfortable genius.”
5/5 – The Escapist

“Dark, disturbing, yet eerily beautiful, Limbo is a world that deserves to be explored.”
5/5 – Joystiq

Winner of more than 100 awards, including:

Gameinformer’s “Best Downloadable”
Gamespot’s “Best Puzzle Game”
Kotaku’s “The Best Indie Game”
GameReactor’s “Digital Game of the Year”
Spike TV’s “Best Independent Game”
X-Play’s “Best Downloadable Game”
IGN’s “Best Horror Game”

What's New in Version 1.1.15

Performance improvements and bug fixes

Screenshots

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Customer Reviews

really good

rare to find a game of this caliber. monument valley is the only other one that comes to mind. i didn't have a problem with the touch and drag interface that others complained about. it's not like you have to touch and drag directly on top of the the character. you can do it anywhere on the screen so it doesn't block your view, and i'm on an iPhone SE which is the same size as a 5. people on 6 or 7 should have nothing to complain about. the game itself is a beautifully designed. the physics of the game is also well thought out. loved playing it for a few weeks. sad it's over.

Great game, horrible controls

Echoing the previous reviews that gripe about the controls - I'm on an iPhone 6s+, and there are many time sensitive and accuracy puzzles where I knew exactly what I needed to do, but had to retry dozens of times to get through because of the terrible interface. This is not challenging and fun as you develop hand-eye coordination, it's frustrating and dumb when the little guy gets stuck or stops running because the touch screen won't respond to small finger movements. And often if you have to switch directions you can't even see the kid until you lift your finger and reposition it. Replace the stupid touch-and-drag with left / right / jump buttons and this would be way more fun.

This is what gives me faith in mobile games

Nowadays where the App Store is dominated by throwaway apps, very few games truly stand out as masterpieces. I have only encountered maybe 5-10 such games in the past 10 years of the iPhone's existence. This is one of them. This game is incredibly simplistic yet refreshingly complex. It represents a challenge well worth the effort it takes to complete it. The game is beautiful and actually has a storyline that adds a personal touch to the quest. One of the best games I've ever played for its content, design, purpose, and execution. There's a reason this is one of the essentials.

LIMBO
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • $3.99
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.1.15
  • Size: 135 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Frequent/Intense Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes

Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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