The popular artistic puzzle-platformer LIMBO has now dropped to just $1 on iOS. It usually sells for $5 and today’s deal is matching the lowest we have seen the game go for directly on the App Store. It was back in June when we last saw it dip this low. Along with a countless number of industry awards and rave reviews from critics, the game has a 4+ star rating from over 13,000.
More details below:
Uncertain of his sister’s fate, a boy enters LIMBO.
This is a 2D side scrolling platformer with some very interesting physics based puzzles and more. It’s almost Film Noire type graphics is often times described as an example of a game as art. Here some more details from Wikipedia on the story:
The primary character in Limbo is a nameless boy, who awakens in the middle of a forest on the “edge of hell” (the game’s title is taken from the Latin limbus, meaning “edge”).While seeking his missing younger sister, he encounters only a few human characters who either attack him, run away, or are dead.At one point during his journey, he encounters a female character, who abruptly vanishes before he can reach her.The forest eventually gives way to a crumbling city environment. On completion of the final puzzle, the boy is thrown through a pane of glass and back into the forest. He walks a short distance until he again encounters a girl, who, upon his approach, stands up, startled. At this point, the game abruptly ends.
iOS Universal: LIMBO: $1 (Reg. $5)
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