Prepare to die. A lot.
That’s the first thing I’d tell anyone ready to delve into LIMBO on Xbox Live Arcade. The same can be said about a lot of games, but not many of them carry the theme of death with such a spooky, dark and minimalist quality.
Playdead has created a masterfully entertaining mindbender that comes across as not only a visionary challenge to interpretations of the afterlife’s gray area, but also as an old-school lesson in perseverance and pain.