LIMBO – Playdead’s breakthrough debut game of 2010 – won multiple awards after release, including Best Platformer (IGN), Best Puzzle Game (Gamespot), Top 10 Games of the Year 2010 (TIME, Wired), Most Original Game (G4 TV). Its eerie black and white atmosphere has been compared to film noir and pointed to as an example of videogames as art.
The studio’s follow-up project, INSIDE, also received critical acclaim, including Best Game Design, Artistic Achievement, and Best Narrative (British Academy Game Awards), Best Independent Game (Game Critics’ Awards), Best Independent Game (The Game Awards)The haunting worlds of Inside and Limbo come together in this horror-filled two-pack. Developed by PlayDead, both games are puzzle platformers filled with perilous traps and dangerous monstrosities. Limbo feature an unnamed boy trekking through a black-and-white world on the “edge of hell” in search of his missing sister; Inside follows a nameless character trying to survive in a monochromatic 2.5D world filled with dangerous guards, ferocious guard dogs, and a monstrous secret. Inside and Limbo test players' limits with startling set pieces, difficult puzzles, and mind-bending stories.