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A messy split between the two co-founders of the game studio Playdead left one partner departing with roughly $US7.2 ($10) million after being forced to exit, according to new details that emerged this week.
How long is this going to last? I have no idea. For that reason I recommend that you run to Steam as fast as your virtual legs can carry you. Download Limbo and enjoy one of the most interesting video games of the last decade.
It's raining free Xbox games! Only a few days after Fallout 4 accidentally went on sale for $US0.00 ($0) on the Xbox Store, the brilliant death simulator Limbo is now also free. Though this reduction looks more deliberate.
Whether it's an RPG that tells a story over dozens of hours, or a strategy game that takes months to master, games are often a considerable time investment. For many people this is central to gaming's appeal: nowhere else in art can you find such complete worlds to lose yourself in or such stern challenges to overcome.
The eerie, kind of creepy atmosphere of 2010's Limbo is captured perfectly in this short film by Jesper Eriksson. It's kind of uncanny, to the point that I was surprised to find no mention of the game in an interview with Eriksson about the short.
Today, Super Meat Boy, Braid and Lone Survivor were added to the fifth instalment of the Humble Indie Bundle. Just when you think things couldn't get more awesome.