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  • Blog Post: Impressive Fan Art Gathers Nearly Every Successful Indie Game Into One Drawing

    Most video game fan art looks to the past to recall nostalgic emotions related to childhood franchises, but this piece looks to the present uniting a huge collection of indie game characters. The piece, titled Indie Collision, comes from artist Memoski on DeviantArt and features just about every character... More
  • Blog Post: Four More Games Added To Latest Humble Indie Bundle

    As if Fez, FTL, Trine 2, Mark of the Ninja, Eets Munchies, and Brütal Legend weren't enough, four more games have been added to Humble Indie Bundle 9 . Joining the party are Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken, A Virus Named TOM, Bastion, and Limbo. All four of these titles, and their soundtracks... More
  • Blog Post: This Week In Mobile – 400 Days In Limbo

    It’s been a slow couple of weeks for mobile gaming, so This Week in Mobile actually goes all the way back to July 1. On deck: Limbo, The Walking Dead, and Deus Ex. Limbo Developer: Playdead Platform: iOS Price: $4.99 While this critically-acclaimed indy game certainly deserves a full-size television... More
  • Blog Post: Limbo Heading To iOS, Has Sold Over 3 Million Copies Across All Platforms

    Limbo, the atmospheric puzzle-platformer from PlayDead has released on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC, and most recently Vita , and now it's coming to iOS devices. Along with the iOS announcement, PlayDead revealed that the game has sold over 3 million copies across all of its platforms. The game will... More
  • Blog Post: Playdead Adapting Limbo For The PlayStation Vita

    After nearly three years since initial release, the celebrated sidescroller Limbo will be ported to the PlayStation Vita. Limbo made reviewers take notice that it is not only entertaining, but can serve as a prime example of video games as an art form. Original developer Playdead, along with Double Eleven... More
  • Blog Post: Vita Lands Two More Indie Darlings With Limbo, Spelunky

    At its PlayStation Indie Arcade event, Sony announced that two popular platformers are heading to its handheld. PlayDead's amazing Limbo, which came out to rave reviews in 2010, is scheduled to hit the handheld later this year. Having already come out on Xbox 360, PS3, Mac, and PC, it likely won't... More
  • Blog Post: Learn The ABCs Of Video Games

    Vimeo user Evan Seitz posted a pretty impressive animation of the alphabet in video game form. Can you identify all the games? Along with visual representations of each letter, the music corresponds as well. I like the entry for the letter "J" in particular. Thanks to Jackson Vance for the... More
  • Blog Post: Update: Complete List Of Avatar Awards

    The list has been updated with new Avatar Awards for Halo 4, Joe Danger 2: The Movie, Darksiders II, and Transformers: Fall of Cybertron. If you'd rather spend your hard-earned cash on games rather than clothing for your Xbox 360 Avatar, yet still like the idea of dressing him or her in video game... More
  • Blog Post: Limbo Dev's Next Game Still Two Years Out

    PlayDead's atmospheric platformer Limbo wowed audiences when it was released more than two years ago. It's understandable that fans are interested in seeing what the studio has in the works. Those fans are about to get a lesson in patience. PlayDead game director Arnt Jensen told IGN that the... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: If You Could Delete One Gaming Experience From Your Brain, What Would It Be?

    In the movie Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind , there is a service that allows you to delete memories from your brain. In the film, it seems to be used exclusively for sour relationships, but why not video game memories? For me, I think it would have to be the more recent Portal 2, or maybe Limbo... More
  • Blog Post: Limbo Almost A PSN Exclusive

    Sony has earned itself a reputation for landing major, creative indie titles for PSN, but the company has also made its share of missteps. While speaking at Brighton's Develop conference, SCE executive producer Pete Smith revealed how his company botched a deal to bring one of the most popular downloadable... More
  • Blog Post: Limbo Special Boxed Edition Revealed

    Playdead announced today that a goody-filled boxed edition of the game is now available. The hard-boxed edition includes DRM-free PC and Mac versions of the game, a standalone soundtrack, seven art cards, a boy sticker, a Steam gift key, and a pair of 3D glasses. It retails for $24.99, and is available... More
  • Blog Post: The Humble Indie Bundle V Is The Best Thing Since Humble Bundle IV

    From now until June 14, the Humble Indie Bundle V will be available. Humble Indie Bundle V is working with Child’s Play Charity and the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). Child’s Play distributes systems and games to sick children in hospitals and allows the kids to have them “for... More
  • Blog Post: The Essential Xbox Live Arcade List

    PlayStation 3, Wii, iOS, and multiplatform downloadable games have had their shot. Today is all about the Xbox 360. This week, we've outlined some of the best games across the life of the major console download services. With an eye towards including the important early games on the service as well... More
  • Blog Post: Short Animated Film Creates Video Game Planets

    Animator Tim Hijlkema put together a neat animated film that creates a number of video game themed planets. There are 20 planets altogether, some more obvious than others. You can check out the full list here if you want to know which planet is which. I would list them below, but that would ruin all... More
  • Blog Post: Maybe The Dark World Of Limbo Isn't So Creepy After All?

    Part of the reason that many gamers found themselves pleasantly pulled in by brutal platforming and puzzles of Limbo was its dark overtones and unresolved mysteries. Who were the shadowy figures attacking this seemingly innocent child? What was up with that horrific giant spider? Where were these nightmarish... More
  • Blog Post: Sony Reveals Top PSN Downloads For December

    The PlayStation Blog released the bestsellers of the PSN during the month of December. Sonic CD took the lead, but there are some surprises sprinkled in there. I am happy to see LIMBO continuing to perform well despite releasing much earlier this year. Here's the list: Sonic CD inFAMOUS 2 Festival... More
  • Blog Post: Limbo Sells Over One Million Worldwide

    The sales of Playdead's haunting puzzle-platforming title still haven't slowed down. Today the developer announced that Limbo has sold over one million copies worldwide. The impressive sales aren't surprising considering that the game, which came out on Xbox Live Arcade in July 2010, still... More
  • Blog Post: Playdead Upping The "Weird" Factor For Limbo Follow-Up

    The Danish developer says its secret new title will be even more off-kilter than its stunning debut. The new single-player game, which has been under development for over year, is "similar in many ways [to Limbo], but so different" and "more 3D than you would think" according to Playdead... More
  • Blog Post: Limbo Creators Buy Their Own Company Back

    Playdead managed to craft quite the hit with its unique black & white platformer last year. Apparently, the game did so well that Playdead is ready to take back possession of its own house. The news comes via a post at Gamasutra , where it is reported that Playdead has completed the purchase of…itself…from... More
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