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Limbo tumbles onto iOS on July 3

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Limbo tumbles onto iOS on July 3

Now that Limbo is out on Vita, Playdead is planning to release on another handheld device. The studio announced today that its atmospheric platformer will hit iOS devices on July 3, for $4.99.

Read more: Usable devices outlined »

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Limbo coming to Vita on June 4

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Limbo coming to Vita on June 4

Limbo is coming to the PlayStation Vita just like we heard a couple of months ago. Despite a long wait after the initial announcement, the atmospheric platformer is closer than you might think: it's coming next week.

Read more: June 4 for $14.99 »

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Limbo creeps onto PS Vita

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Limbo creeps onto PS Vita

Playdead's critically acclaimed child death simulator Limbo is finally moving to handhelds. And no, the tricky platformer won't be on iOS or Android. According to IGN, it's coming to PS Vita.

Read more: Vita becoming indie go-to »

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Limbo Special Edition announced, includes 3D glasses

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Limbo Special Edition announced, includes 3D glasses

Finally! A way to enjoy Playdead's award-winning Limbo in color. The newly announced Limbo Special Edition comes with red/blue 3D glasses, so you can enjoy the game in eye-popping black and white and red and blue.

The $25 boxed edition includes DRM-free versions of the PC and Mac version of the game, in addition to a standalone soundtrack by Martin Stig Andersen. There's also seven original art cards and a boy sticker--all bundled in a classy box that you'd be proud to show to your parents.*

Read more: Now available at Amazon »

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Limbo dev's next game is another dark 2D platformer

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Limbo dev's next game is another dark 2D platformer

Playdead's first game was a critical and financial success. Limbo's dark, atmospheric 2D world captured the attention of gamers everywhere. So, what's next for the Danish studio? Apparently, another dark 2D platformer.

The first info on "Project 2" has surfaced due to the game's receipt of a grant from the Danish government. The studio gets 1 million Krone (about $169K), and we get a first look at their new game. It's a win-win.

Read more: You must save the world »

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Limbo dev investigating iOS, Android ports

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Limbo dev investigating iOS, Android ports

Playdead, developers of Limbo, are looking for a programmer to create ports for "new platforms." Given Playdead has only shipped one game so far, it seems likely that the Danish studio is exploring the possibility of making mobile ports of its award-winning black and white platformer.

"We have already released a game on X360, PS3, Windows, OSX and OnLive and we are continuously investigating other possible platforms," the job listing details. "Your job is primarily porting to new platforms and secondarily maintaining current platforms."

Read more: 'Investigating' new platforms »

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Limbo sells a million, coming to Mac

Limbo sells a million, coming to Mac

Artistic black and white platformer Limbo has sold a million copies worldwide, developer Playdead has announced. Originally released on Xbox 360 in July 2010, the game eventually made its way to PS3 and PC.

The success of Limbo has helped the studio buy back its independence, and help fund its upcoming game--a title which the studio says won't be ready for at least three years. "We are grateful to everyone who supported us over the past few years, and look forward to forging new partnerships that will both let us reach new heights as a studio and give our director, Arnt Jensen, room to grow creatively," Dino Patti, Playdead CEO said.

Read more: Mac version announced »

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Limbo dev Playdead buys itself back from investors

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Limbo dev Playdead buys itself back from investors

Having sold shares in itself to fund Limbo, developer Playdead has now been able to buy itself back, after the acclaimed goth puzzle-platformer went on to the top of the XBLA charts.

Playdead started off funding Limbo itself, also picking up a grant from the Nordic Game Program, but ambitions exceeded cash reserves and it ended up needing help from investors too.

Read more: Playdead is 'really happy' »

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Playdead's next 'at least three and a half years' away

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Playdead's next 'at least three and a half years' away

Indie developer Playdead, makers of the critically-acclaimed gray-scale platformer Limbo (pictured, above), have decided to use the multi-platform Unity engine for their next project. The developer promises a more ambitious game this time around, estimating a three and a half year development cycle for the still-unannounced title.

Read more: Playdead's next game »

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Limbo arrives for PC gamers on Steam

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Limbo arrives for PC gamers on Steam

With Limbo finally arriving on Steam today, PC gamers finally get to see what all the commotion was about when the game first launched on the Xbox Live Arcade in July 2010.

The indie darling from developer Playdead was a featured title during Microsoft's 2010 Summer of Arcade promotion and held onto platform exclusivity until last month, when the game finally arrived on the PlayStation Network.

Read more: PC gamers get a reduced price, increased FPS »

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Limbo on PS3 July 19th, Steam August 2nd

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Limbo on PS3 July 19th, Steam August 2nd

That didn't take long. Just one week after the ports were announced, Playdead has announced release dates for the upcoming PS3 and PC versions of Limbo. The PSN version will arrive just in time for the game's first birthday. Playdead's critically-acclaimed platformer will be available on the PlayStation Network in the US on July 19th. A European release will follow on July 20th. (A Japanese release is TBA.)

PC gamers will have to wait just a little bit longer, with a worldwide launch on Steam on August 2nd. Dino Patti, CEO of Playdead, told me that these upcoming ports will feature a "little extra secret." What could it be? Read more »

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Limbo coming to PS3 & Steam

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Limbo coming to PS3 & Steam

Developer Playdead has responded to yesterday's inquiry surrounding Limbo's classification. The answer couldn't be any clearer:

LIMBO is in production for Steam and PSN, and is coming very soon.

Dino Patti, CEO of Playdead, couldn't offer more saying, "I can't elaborate more at this moment, but don't worry we have more details soon." Read more »

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Limbo rated for PS3 in Asia

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Limbo rated for PS3 in Asia

Playdead's well-reviewed moody Xbox Live hit, Limbo, may be coming to PS3. GameSetWatch has discovered a listing for a PS3 version of the game on the Korean Rating Board. Unsurprisingly, the game received a Mature rating. More surprising is the publisher attached to the port: Sony Computer Entertainment Korea. (Microsoft published the Xbox 360 version of the game.)

This isn't the first time a PS3 version of Limbo appeared on a ratings board. Last year, the ESRB rated Limbo for both PS3 and PC, which the developer claimed was simply a mistake. Read more »

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Black and White Puzzler LIMBO Coming to XBLA

Independent Games Festival nominee LIMBO is finally leaving the realm of the hypothetical. Today, developer PlayDead confirmed that the stylish puzzle-platformer will be released as a Xbox 360 download via Xbox Live Arcade this summer.

This is PlayDead's first project, a black-and-white side-scroller sees players assume the role of a boy "uncertain of his sister's fate," thus causing him to enter LIMBO.

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