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E3 2010: Find Yourself in Limbo in the Xbox Live Arcade

Often horror fans dive into a video game made for their genre expecting flickering lights, pouncing monsters, gratuitous red stuff splattered across the landscape and a series of options for violently dispatching anything you come across. Limbo does things a bit differently.

Instead of the usual fare Playdead Studios has embraced the deep shadows and chilling atmosphere of our classic silver screen gems to create a thoroughly unique puzzle-platforming adventure.

In Limbo you control a young boy who braves a cold, hostile world to discover the fate of his sister. We’re sure said fate isn’t exactly a happy one either

Limbo will be part of the XBLA “Summer of Arcade”, running for five weeks starting in July for 1,200 points. The other games are Castlevania: Harmony of Despair, Hydro Thunder Hurricane, Lara Croft and the Guardian of the Light, and Monday Night Combat.

Check out the debut trailer below along with some gameplay footage courtesy of Game Trailers.

E3 2010: Find Yourself in Limbo in the Xbox Live Arcade

E3 2010: Find Yourself in Limbo in the Xbox Live Arcade

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