XB360, PS3, PC, PSVITA / Puzzle / Release: Jul 21, 2010 / ESRB: T

Limbo arrives for PC gamers on Steam

By Xav de Matos, Aug 02, 2011 6:15pm PDT

Indie masterpiece Limbo is now available for PC via Steam at a reduced price from the game's original Xbox Live Arcade release and recent PlayStation Network launch.


Limbo on PS3 July 19th, Steam August 2nd

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 08, 2011 11:30am PDT

Limbo will be arriving on PlayStation 3 just in time for the game's first birthday, with a Steam release to follow shortly after.


Limbo coming to PS3 & Steam

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 30, 2011 10:20am PDT

Developer Playdead has confirmed a PS3 and PC release for their award-winning platformer, Limbo.


Limbo rated for PS3 in Asia

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 29, 2011 5:00pm PDT

Playdead's moody Xbox Live hit, Limbo, may be coming to PS3.


2012 Indie Game Challenge submissions open

By Jeff Mattas, Jun 20, 2011 3:15pm PDT

Submissions are now open for the third annual Indie Game Challenge, an independent game contest with nearly $250,000 in prizes available, as well as marketing exposure for finalists.


Limbo, Splosion Man, and Trials HD getting bundled at retail

By Steve Watts, Mar 10, 2011 3:00pm PST

Limbo, Splosion Man, and Trials HD are heading to retail outlets as a bundle pack for $29.99 on April 19. The pack also includes a 48-hour XBL Gold trial and 160 MS Points.


LIMBO, Red Dead Redemption, and Mass Effect 2 Most Nominated Games for 11th Annual GDC Awards

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 12, 2011 10:00am PST

The nominees for the 11th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards have been announced, meaning that we now get to see what games the international...


"How Bad Company 2 did not get nominated for Best Technology is beyond me."

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Best of 2010 Awards: Indie

By Shack Staff, Dec 29, 2010 9:00am PST

Indie: LIMBO 2010 was a fantastic year for independently developed games, with many of the category's front-runners providing some of year's...


"Where the fuck is Minecraft in this list?! Every other publication had Minecraft as their ..."

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LIMBO Developer Working on New IP

By Brian Leahy, Oct 11, 2010 1:00pm PDT

Playdead, the studio that created the Xbox Live Arcade title LIMBO, is working on a new intellectual property (via Joystiq). "I can't tell...


"I don't know why anyone developer would limit successful title to just XBLA. :("

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Report: Microsoft Sees Record XBLA Sales in August

By Brian Leahy, Sep 22, 2010 4:40pm PDT

Forecasting & Analyzing Digital Entertainment (FADE) is reporting that Microsoft's Xbox Live Arcade enjoyed its best month to date in August, built...


"That's great for Scott Pilgrim! It managed to sell 79000 units in less than a week, after the ..."

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IndieCade Announces 2010 Finalists; Shacknews Sponsoring, Presenting Most 'Fun/Compelling' Award

By Jeff Mattas, Sep 03, 2010 4:00pm PDT

IndieCade, the International Festival of Independent Games, has announced the thirty-two finalists selected for 2010. The IndieCade 2010 festival...


"So few comments on this article, yet so much great gaming to be had in all these entries! Lots ..."

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Limbo Dominates XBLA Leaderboards in July

By Jeff Mattas, Aug 11, 2010 3:30pm PDT

Now that July is behind us and Xbox Live's 'Summer of Arcade' is in full-swing, it's a good a time as any to check out the initial sales figures...


"I don't know how accurate those numbers are. I've been playing Monkey Island 2 since July and ..."

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Weekend Confirmed Episode 20

By Garnett Lee, Aug 06, 2010 12:00pm PDT

It's anything but a lazy midsummer's show as a Whatcha' Been Playin? packed with heavy-hitters including Civilization 5, Starcraft 2, and Madden 11...


"G. Lee - Thanks for making me look up Beat Hazard. I saw the shackhype when it came out, but ..."

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LIMBO Review

By Jeff Mattas, Jul 21, 2010 6:00pm PDT

Playdead's action-based, puzzle-platformer, LIMBO, came out for Xbox LIVE Arcade today and to put it bluntly: prepare to die! As the game begins, you awaken to find yourself in the mi


"This game was amazing. I loved every minute of it. I want more games like this and less ..."

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Xbox Live "Summer of Arcade" Dated and Priced

By Xav de Matos, Jul 06, 2010 3:20pm PDT

According to Microsoft, the best way to beat the summer heat is to stay inside and spend $15 every week.Today, Xbox.com updated its Summer of...


"Limbo, Castlevania and Lara Croft is all given purchases. Will have to look into the other two ..."

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