Pocket Gamer
Game review
Black, white, and dead all over
by Mark Brown 3/7/2013
Product: Limbo
Publisher: Playdead
Format: iPhone, iPad
Genre: Platform, Puzzle
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Most puzzle games on iOS are built around a central mechanic.

Whether you're digging out tunnels in Where's My Water?, positioning torches in Helsing's Fire, or cutting the rope in, erm, Cut the Rope, the best phone puzzlers take one idea and then twist it and spin it in all sorts of different ways.

But monochrome puzzle-platformer Limbo refuses to be a one-trick pony. It's constantly surprising you with fresh and original ideas, and an endless parade of beautifully engineered puzzles. ...
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A dark and macabre puzzle-platformer, Limbo is always experimenting with new ways to make you think, and new ways to shock you to your core
Audio/visual: 9
Gameplay: 9
Value: 9
Innovation: 9
Overall: 9
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