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Limbo depresses iOS July 3, sales top 3 million

As sad and miserable as the world of Limbo may be, it seems like players just can't get enough of it. Developer Playdead has announced that the monochromatic platformer will arrive on iOS starting July 3 for $4.99. The app will be compatible with devices including and above the iPhone 4S, iPad 2...

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Limbo topples onto Vita next week [update]

Indie darling Limbo wanders onto Vita on June 4 in North America, and June 5 in Europe. The port, coming via PSN, is priced $14.99/€12.99/£9.99. The Vita version isn't cross-play compatible with the PS3 one, and doesn't feature any touchscreen gameplay. PlayDead first brought the grim...

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Steam offers Limbo for $2.50 today, Dishonored for $30 this weekend

Steam is chopping half off Arkane's Dishonored, bringing the price down to $29.99. The deal precedes next week's release of "The Knife of Dunwall," a new single-player add-on that explores a different assassin operating in parallel to the main game's plot. In fiscally related news, Farming...

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Limbo Vita outsourced to LittleBigPlanet dev Double Eleven [Update: 'This year']

Playdead is outsourcing the just announced Vita version of Limbo to Double Eleven, the UK team who co-developed LittleBigPlanet for the Sony portable. Speaking to Joystiq, Playdead CEO Dino Patti said his studio is excited about the monochromatic puzzle-platformer's first "mobile launch," even...

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Report: Limbo tumbling onto Vita

Dark and dangerous side-scroller Limbo is coming to the Vita, according to IGN. The site offers no details beyond that announcement, so it's unknown when the platform-puzzler is due on the Sony portable. We've reached out to developer Playdead for more details. Initially a Summer of Arcade game...

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Steam Holiday Sale, day 9: Assassin's Creed, Prototype, Left 4 Dead franchises and more

The majority of mainstream shopping holidays have now reached a complete stop, but the sales live on – especially in the case of Valve's annual Steam Holiday Sale, which today enters its ninth day of dealing out discounted digital sundries. PC gamers can save 25 to 75 percent on every game in...

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New Japanese DmC trailer shows Dante whipping platforms into shape

Here's the latest trailer from Ninja Theory's Devil May Cry reboot, hot off Famitsu's YouTube channel. You can see a few of Dante's new navigational tricks around the confusing world of Limbo, as well as a boss battle against a creature known as Succubus. Ugly!...

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Playdead's Project 2 uses Unity, may share 'ideas' with Limbo

Almost everyone knows about Playdead's Limbo, but the followup to that project, so far known only as "Project 2," is still shrouded in secrecy. Project 2, revealed a little while ago in a Danish grant report and listed as a 2014 release, is being developed in Unity, according to game director Arnt...

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Sony missed Limbo exclusivity by asking for IP rights

Sony Computer Entertainment Executive Producer Pete Smith said the company had issues signing Limbo "because of the IP," during a recent talk at the Develop Conference. Talks with Limbo developer Playdead Studios broke down as Sony wanted to retain intellectual property rights. "There are obvious...

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Limbo now available in physical, goodie-filled special edition

While it might be strange to associate Limbo with "goodies," the new special edition is chock-full of them. The boxed Limbo Special Edition includes PC and Mac versions of Limbo (sans DRM), the soundtrack, art cards, a nifty sticker of Limbo's boy, "awesome 3D glasses" and a Steam key for the game....

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