Independent Game 'Limbo' Brings a Film Noir Aesthetic to the PS3 and PC
Check out the aesthetic of the independent game Limbo, which seems to be influenced by film noir, sci-fi, and german expressionism. Limbo won Spike’s best independent game award last year for its presence on the Xbox Live Arcade and has been lauded as a “modern classic.” Today, the game premiered on the Playstation Network for $14.99, and will also be coming to the PC platform on August 2nd via Steam. Here’s the atmospheric trailer, which shows its cinematic influences by beginning with the sound of scratchy film:
What can I say, I have a thing for high-contrast black-and-white visuals. And this review calls Limbo “one of the most memorable titles you will ever experience.” Anyone have a chance to play the game?